A white conservatory dome rises up in the background of bright red, leafy plants growing from brown soil

Bronx Day: Juneteenth Weekend

Saturday, June 17, 2023

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

We are offering complimentary tickets for Bronx residents to visit on June 17. Distribution of tickets is on a first-requested, first-served basis.

This summer, experience the seductive beauty of gardens through the eyes of celebrated contemporary artist Ebony G. Patterson during …things come to thrive…in the shedding…in the molting… Known for her lavishly detailed mixed media installations, Patterson brings her signature style to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, and NYBG’s landscape and galleries, in a major site-specific exhibition featuring breathtaking and provocative displays of art and nature.


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Programs & Activities

Ross Hall

  • Symposium: African American Garden: The Caribbean Experience; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    Register for Free

Daffodil Hill

  • Food Trucks
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Dance & Drum Group
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Face Painting
  • Resource Informational Kiosks

Everett Children’s Adventure Garden

  • Pot up a tropical Pothos plant
  • Craft a mini self-portrait tapestry

Edible Academy Juneteenth Festival12 p.m.

  • African American Garden Tours
  • Gardening Activities
  • Food Demonstrations

Thain Family Forest: Resilience & Beauty

  • Guided Walk