Historic sepia image of Conservatory palm dome

From Cornice to Cupola:
The Architecture of the
Enid A. Haupt Conservatory

Saturday, January 11, 2020 – Sunday, March 8, 2020

A new exhibition in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library Art Gallery illustrates the Haupt Conservatory’s exceptional design and construction by the renowned builders of America’s most significant 20th-century glasshouses. Plans, drawings, and photographs from the Garden’s Lord & Burnham Co. collection bring to life the Conservatory’s rich history.

Palm Dome Restoration

April 29, 2019–May 31, 2020

See how we’re caring for our collections as we embark on the restoration of the iconic Palm Dome in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.


A photo of the Palm Dome in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory