Stone Mill with the Bronx River with green grass and trees

Member Programs

Gallery Talks and Curator-Led Tours are a great way to learn behind-the-scenes details about the Garden from curators, managers, and scientists. To ensure all Members get a chance to participate, Members are permitted to attend one tour per month. Reservations are required—reserve today.

LuEsther T. Mertz Library Tour
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Stephen Sinon, William B. O’Connor Curator of Special Collections, Research and Archives
Thursday, September 12; 11 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour led by Stephen Sinon, William B. O’Connor Curator of Special Collections, Research and Archives through the LuEsther T. Mertz. The library is one of the world’s largest and most important botanical and horticultural research libraries, with over one million accessioned items and over 6,800 feet of archival materials. This tour covers its historical significance and provides an in-depth look within the rare books collection.

Rose Garden Tour
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Stephen Scanniello, Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden Curator

Thursday, September 19; 11 a.m.

Join us for a detailed tour of the award-winning Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden. The garden, designed by landscape architect Beatrix Farrand in 1916, highlights more than 650 varieties of roses, which are in peak fall bloom in September and October. Your guide, Stephen Scanniello, Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden Curator, will reveal insights on caring for the garden, as well as its abiding history that has led to its current glory.

Member Programs are announced one month prior to the program date.