A filled-out Ross Lecture Hall during a presentation.

Lectures & Symposia

Throughout the year, The New York Botanical Garden offers lectures in which outstanding landscape architects and garden designers present their signature works and insights, and internationally recognized speakers address topics of global interest related to the study, preservation, and appreciation of the plant kingdom. We are delighted to announce our Fall 2017–Winter 2018 lectures and symposia, below.

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What Plants Can Teach Us: A Talk with Robin Wall Kimmerer

Friday, December 1; 10–11:30 am, Ross Hall

Robin Wall Kimmerer shares insights from her current research and her book Braiding Sweetgrass, as well as her fervent belief that if we claim our own agency in tending to Earth, we can restore the relationship between plants and people.

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