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Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

Through October 15

On-site & Online

Celebrate the traditions of Latin America and the Caribbean

Join NYBG’s celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month this year with a mix of on-site and digital programs. Throughout the month we will feature the vibrant cultural traditions and botanical heritage of the plants and people of Latin America and the Caribbean region, with musical performances, scientists’ stories, and—of course—flowers!

Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez Welcomes You to Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

Reduce, Reuse, Revitalize!
Create Your Own Planter

Tiffany Gomez is a Bronx-based sustainable artist, designer, and founder of Gomez Design Studio. Join her for a look back on the craft techniques she shared for Earth Day, helping you reduce and reuse at home.

Bombazo Dance Co. from the Rose Garden

Enjoy the 2020 performance from Bombazo Dance Co. Bomba celebrates the rich cultural history of Puerto Rico’s African roots within Hispanic culture.

Garden Sets: Doreen Montalvo

To honor Doreen Montalvo’s memory, take a look back at her 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month performance, where she played selections from her album American Soul/Latin Heart against the lush backdrop of the Home Gardening Center.

Journey Through Peru with Dr. Fabián Michelangeli

Enjoy special access to last year’s webinar with NYBG scientist Dr. Fabián Michelangeli and a Q&A after about his career and work in Peru.

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Ballet Hispánico Performance Features

October 9 & 10

Join us for contemporary dance demonstrations featuring Ballet Hispánico.

More information on performance dates and times.


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