A giant globe set against a blue sky and several trees.

Earth Day Celebration

April 21–22

12–5 p.m.

The Orchid Show closes with an Earth Day celebration that highlights NYBG’s central work to save the plants of the world. Meet NYBG scientists and students to learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants and fungi, from the Bronx to Brazil. Join behind-the-scenes tours of the Plant Research Laboratory, where cutting-edge studies probe plants’ molecular mysteries. Participate in the Open House of the Steere Herbarium to view myriad historic and modern preserved plant specimens not normally on public view.