Photo of the facade of NYBG's Library Building

Past Events & Symposia

Honeybee Hotel

Honeybee Hotel

Friday, October 26, 2018
Jensen photo

Common Ground

Friday, October 12, 2018
Around the World in 80 Trees

Around the World in 80 Trees

Friday, September 28, 2018
Lobelia Herbarium

Anchoring Names at Drift

Friday, September 7, 2018
Mellon Fellowship

Mellon Fellows Presentations II

Friday, August 24, 2018
Mellon Fellowship

Mellon Fellows Presentations I

Friday, August 17, 2018
Cherry blossoms in front of the Conservatory

Japan Study Day

Friday, April 27, 2018
Managing the Wild book

Managing the Wild:
Stories of People and Plants and Tropical Forests

Friday, April 20, 2018
Sunflowers with mountains in the background

The Gardens of La Gara

Friday, April 13, 2018
Painting of flowers growing in a tree

Symposium: Plant Intelligence

Thursday, March 22, 2018
lavender plants

Essential Oils in Their Social and Geographical Environment: An Experience for the Senses

Friday, January 19, 2018
Ten Views in the Island of Antigua

The Andrew W. Mellon Presentations

Friday, November 17, 2017
Photo of Humanities event

Prince Pückler’s Letters of a Dead Man

Friday, October 27, 2017
Images of Sundew plants with a sign that says

Darwin’s Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory

Friday, September 22, 2017
An illustration of two women and a dog walking in Monceau's garden from Flora Illustrata.

Carmontelle’s Jardin de Monceau: Celebrating the Unique Garden Culture of 18th-Century France

Thursday, September 7, 2017
People viewing a presentation

Food, Tech, and the City

Friday, March 24, 2017
Two men and a woman sitting on chairs on a stage

Symposium:
Threshold, Biodiversity, Climate and Humanity at a Crossroads

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Drawing of a plant with berries and butterflies

Great Collections and the Art of Nature

Friday, January 27, 2017
A picture of two women and a man standing outside

Symposium:
Alexander Von Humboldt: The History, Science, and Poetry of Ecology

Friday, May 20, 2016

From the Garden of Eden to the Megalopolis: Mexico City Before and After Kahlo

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Four speakers sitting in chairs on a stage

Jens Jensen The Living Green: Award-winning Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Sunday, June 26, 2016
People standing in front of bookshelves

The Healing Properties of Plants: Art, Culture, Science

Sunday, June 26, 2016
The Lillian Goldman Fountain of Life at the entrance of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library

Symposium:
The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities

Friday, November 7, 2014
The LuEsther T. Mertz Library in the summer.

Symposium:
Women and the City: From a Landscape Perspective

Friday, June 20, 2014