Photo of Roberto Burle Marx

Brazilian Modern: Members-Only Preview Day

Friday, June 7, 2019

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

NYBG Members can enjoy an early viewing of Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx, with tours, live music, and special benefits and discounts throughout the day.

Member benefits on this day only:

  • Free parking with a valid Member ID
  • 20% off all purchases at NYBG Shop
  • 15% off all dining
  • Up to four half-priced tickets for friends and family

Roaming Exhibition Guides
Conservatory Lawn
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Garden guides provide insight and answer questions to deepen your understanding of Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx.

Rose Garden Tour
Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
11 a.m., 1, & 3 p.m.
Grow your knowledge of roses with this in-depth look at the collection. Discover the best blooms to grow, the amazing varieties of color and fragrance, and the history of rose cultivation.

Nation Beat Performance
Conservatory Plaza
1, 2, & 3 p.m.
Enjoy the vibrant sounds of Nation Beat, an original American/Brazilian music collective that fuses Brazilian maracatu drumming with New Orleans rhythms to create audacious, crowd-pleasing energy.

Kids Create Like Burle Marx!
Everett Children’s Adventure Garden
1:30–5:30 p.m.

Kids channel their innate curiosity and creativity while learning about the native plants of Brazil and becoming inspired plant lovers and designer-artists—just like Roberto Burle Marx. Pot up a fantastic philodendron plant, design a playful sculpture inspired by Burle Marx, and learn about plant diversity by comparing the plants growing in the Bronx to those in Brazil.