image of workshop sheet and seeds for black history month, image of pink flower petals of indigo dye plant, bottle of indigo dye on black tray

Celebrate Black History: Rooted in Plants

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 – Sunday, March 1, 2020

Open Daily: 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Guided Activities:
Weekdays; 1:30–5:30 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays; 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Kids and families can celebrate Black History Month with us by learning more about the plants of Africa. Explore the ways in which African plants are used throughout the United States. Investigate seeds native to Africa, explore traditional Nigerian dying techniques by crafting your own indigo tie-dye pouch, and create your own mini plant-zine inspired by the original plant bulletin author and botanist, George Washington Carver!