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.


NYBG's annual Earth Day celebration highlights the Garden's central work to advocate for the plants of the world and offers visitors a beautiful space to honor our surroundings.

This year, join photographer and author Andrew Garn as he shares his more...
244NAT804 04/20 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm Garn


Every single day for over a decade, Mary Jo Hoffman has made a photograph of found nature—no subject too small or too ordinary. For Hoffman, a former aeronautical engineer, this daily ritual cracked open profound revelations about the connectedness of more...
244NAT810 05/15 We 11:00am-12:00pm Hoffman


It's unbelievable, it's unfamiliar, it's NYBG like never before! Wonderland: Curious Nature transforms our 250 acres through the sights, settings, and scents of the classic story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. From mind-bending horticultural displays fit for a queen to more...
244GAR830 06/08 Sa 10:00am-12:30pm Edwards