Throughout the year, NYBG Adult Education offers lectures in which outstanding landscape architects and 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.


Dubbed "pioneering design talents of their generation" by the Royal Horticultural Society, Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg believe both the landscapes they design and the business they run must be respectful, inclusive, and ethically responsible. The duo will highlight their more...
233GAR801DO 03/30 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Harris


In 1970 more than 20 million Americans coast-to-coast took to the streets to advocate for a healthy, sustainable planet, marking the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Today our collective Earth work must continue with even greater urgency. As part more...
234HRT814 04/22 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm Van Aken


Join us for a special sneak preview of Master Gardener starring Academy Award nominee and NYBG Trustee Sigourney Weaver. Directed by Academy Award nominee Paul Schrader, Master Gardener follows horticulturist Narvel Roth (Joel Edgerton), the meticulous gardener of Gracewood Gardens. more...
234HRT820 05/04 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Weaver

This summer NYBG presents a major site-specific exhibition by contemporary artist Ebony G. Patterson. The first artist to embed within the institution for an immersive residency, Patterson is working directly with NYBG's gardens and collections to create spaces that evoke more...
234HRT808 05/25 Th 5:30pm-6:30pm Patterson