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History & People

Exploring Food Love Stories with Matthew López-Jensen

Posted in History & People

In honor of Pride Month and in celebration of his creation, Lamb’s Quarters: A Love Story, Matthew López-Jensen and the NYBG community invited LGBTQIA+-identifying couples ... Read More

History & People

Shades of Lavender: Symbolism, Scent, Sightings, and Species

Posted in History & People

In honor of Pride Month, The New York Botanical Garden celebrates lavender—the color symbolic of LGBTQ+ resistance and empowerment—as well as the plant’s associated cultural ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Plants as Liberation: Journei Bimwala

Posted in History & People, Videos

In Arvolyn Hill’s latest “Plants as Liberation” interview, meet Journei Bimwala, CEO and Founder of EachOneCarryOne, as she talks about the historic Black connection to ... Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Juneteenth Celebration at NYBG!

Posted in Videos, What's On at NYBG

The weather forecast this holiday weekend calls for clear skies and comfortable afternoons—perfect for celebrating Juneteenth with us here in the Bronx! Read More

Behind the Scenes, Videos

Starting June 4, Your Table Is Waiting at NYBG!

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Videos

We're just around the corner from the kick-off of our next major summer exhibition, Around the Table: Stories of the Foods We Love. Read More

History & People

Three Cheers for NYBG Volunteers!

Posted in History & People

The New York Botanical Garden is not only a place, but also a community of diverse staff, members, patrons, external partners, visitors—and volunteers, who currently ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now

Perspective

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now

Lenses are some of the most exciting aspects of photography. If one thinks of a camera as a blank canvas, lenses are the paintbrushes, where ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Rooted in Plants: Dr. Janaki Ammal

Posted in History & People, Videos

Janaki Ammal (1897–1984) was the first woman from India to earn a doctorate in botany in America, and with her knowledge in plant breeding she ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Plants as Liberation: Frances Perez-Rodriguez

Posted in History & People, Videos

"We're able to work with and depend on plants in ways that we can't depend on our food system, our current healthcare system ... It ... Read More

Garden News, Videos

Join Us for Around the Table: Stories of the Foods We Love

Posted in Garden News, Videos

As we near the opening of our summer exhibition, Around the Table: Stories of the Foods We Love, we're thrilled to reveal the exhibition’s new ... Read More

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