A view of the pools in the Native Plant Garden.

Press Release Archive

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08/1/2017 –
NYBG-led Research Team Discovers a Rare Species of Freshwater Algae in First Documented Occurrence in the Western Hemisphere


6/30/2017 –
CHIHULY, New Book Examining the Dazzling Exhibition at NYBG, Now Available


06/19/2017 –
NYBG’s Newly Expanded Farmers Market Opens for the Season, Offering Fresh and Nutritious Local Produce, Specialty Foods, and Other Exciting New Features


05/24/17 –
Exploring a Madagascar Community and the Land That Sustains Its Residents, Vanilla Landscapes is Now Available from NYBG Press 


05/19/2017 –
The New York Botanical Garden Announces its Major 2018 Exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i, Exploring the Artist’s Immersion in the Hawaiian Islands in 1939


05/12/2017 –
Now Available from NYBG Press, Wonders in the Garden! Introduces Young Readers to the Delights of Gardening


04/27/2017 –
New York City and Bronx Officials and New York Botanical Garden Leaders Mark Reopening of NYBG’s East Gate, Now Redesigned for Enhanced Community Access


04/20/2017 –
Gregory Long to Step Aside as President of NYBG


04/19/2017 –
New CHIHULY Experience at NYBG through October 29, 2017

CHIHULY Nights and Programming for All Ages


04/24/2017 –
NYBG Presents Summer Concert Series: JAZZ & CHIHULY


03/30/2017 –
NYBG Presents a Contemporary View of a Classic Work of American Forestry in The Trees of North America: Michaux and Redoute’s American Masterpiece


03/03/2017 –
NYBG Launches New Urban Naturalist Certificate Program This Spring


02/28/2017 –
Antique Garden Furniture Fair: Antiques for the Garden and the Garden Room, May 5-7, 2017


02/23/2017 –
Guide and History of Landmark Series in Plant Science Now Available from NYBG Press


02/10/2017 –
New NYBG Science Exhibition What in the World is a Herbarium? Celebrates One of the World’s Greatest Plant Research Collections, March 4-October 29, 2017


02/07/2017 –
NYBG Announces Collaboration with Home Luxury Retailer Frontgate


01/30/2017 –
NYBG Receives $350,000 in 100Kin10’s Early Childhood STEM Learning Challenge


01/20/2017 –
‘Wild Medicine in the Tropics’ Brings the Visitor to the Rain Forest to Learn About its Curative Bounty, January 21-February 12, 2017

12/08/2016 –
The Orchid Show: Thailand at NYBG Pays Homage to the Beauty and Cultural History of Thai Gardens, February 18 through April 9, 2017


11/17/2016 –
NYBG Receives $100,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation


11/14/2016 –
‘Holiday Train Show’ Programs Bring Activities and Performances for All Ages
NYBG Features New Replicas for the 25th Annual ‘Holiday Train Show’: Coney Island’s Cyclone and Wonder Wheel, and the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge


11/10/2016 –
Agaricus of North America Now Available from NYBG Press


11/04/2016 –
NYBG’s Center for Conservation Strategy Launches New York City EcoFlora Project


10/28/2016 –
Groundbreaking Marks Beginning of Construction for NYBG’s Edible Academy


09/01/2016 –
Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art Will Showcase Masterworks from the Oak Spring Garden Library, October 8, 2016-February 12, 2017


08/19/2016 –
The Edible Academy Family Garden Picnic, September 25, 2016, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.


07/30/2016 –
Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden returns October 8-30, 2016


07/29/2016 –
Seasonal Fun Comes to NYBG with Scarecrows & Pumpkins! Sept. 17-Oct. 30, 2016


07/28/2016 –
NYBG Celebrates 125th Anniversary in 2016


07/27/2016 –
Weekly Greenmarket Returns to NYBG Every Wednesday June 22-October 26, 2016


07/26/2016 –
Corpse Flower blooms at NYBG


06/29/2016 –
NYBG’s 2016 “Summer Intensives” Courses in Many Plant-Related Fields Begin July 11


06/27/2016 –
The New York Botanical Garden and Seibert & Rice Introduce the Anniversary Pot


06/06/2016 –
Updating a Classic: First Sections of “New Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada” Now Available from NYBG Press


06/02/2016 –
NYBG Receives $100,000 Grant from Royal Bank of Canada to Protect the Bronx River


06/01/2016 –
NYBG’s School of Professional Horticulture Receives Maximum Reaccreditation Renewal


05/10/2016 –
NYBG Experts to Lead Effort to Document and Eradicate an Emerging Invasive Species along the Bronx River


05/06/2016 –
New Volumes in the Flora Neotropica Series Now Available from NYBG Press


04/20/2016 –
Antique Garden Furniture Fair at NYBG, April 29-May 1


03/25/2016 –
Early to the Party: Unusually Warm Winter Pushes Up the Arrival of Spring at NYBG


03/22/2016 –
NYBG Announces Launch of The New York Botanical Garden Collection at Design Web Site Surface View


03/08/2016 –
NYBG’s ‘Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas’ Captures the Spirit of Gardens that Inspired Artists at the Turn of the 20th Century, May 14-September 11, 2016


02/12/2016 –
“Remarkable Plants of Vanuatu,” Now Available from NYBG Press, Provides Comprehensive, Accessible Information About Vanuatu’s Noteworthy Plants


02/02/2016 –
Artwork from NYBG’s Nursery and Seed Catalog Collection Featured on New Forever Stamps Issued by the U.S. Postal Service


01/21/2016 –
NYBG’s “Wild Medicine in the Tropics” Explores the Healing Power of Plants, January 23-February 21, 2016


01/19/2016 –
NYBG Requests Proposals for Webster Avenue Mixed-Use Development


01/11/2016 –
The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium, February 27-April 17, 2016