August 2022

Art Gathering: Botanical Illustration

Coach House
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Practice the time-honored tradition of botanical illustration within the historically significant setting of Bartram’s Garden. Working from live specimens, participants will have a chance to closely observe and recreate the structures that make each plant unique. Materials will be provided, or bring your own to share with the group.   Learn more about this workshop's...


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Paint & Sip: Franklinia

Upper Meadow

Join us for this very special Paint & Sip that spotlights Bartram’s signature plant, the Franklinia. This is a unique opportunity to paint outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the Franklin tree in bloom. Materials and instruction will be provided. In the case of rain, this event will take place in the Barn.


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September 2022

Art Gathering: Bird Art

Coach House
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Explore birds from a creative point of view, learn techniques for drawing birds used by professionals, and create some bird art of your own. This workshop is designed for families to create together while enjoying our feathered friends who call Bartram’s Garden home. Materials will be provided, or bring something to share with the group...


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October 2022

Art Workshop: Animal Art (RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 29)

Bartram's Garden Barn

Update: this event has been rescheduled from May 29 to October 2. Let your creativity run wild with a project inspired by the diverse array of animal life that can be found at the Garden. Bring the whole family to create something cute and furry, creepy-crawly, or maybe a creature no one has ever seen....


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Paint & Sip: Autumn Leaves

Bartram's Garden Barn

Enjoy Nature’s artistry as you get to know the unique shapes sported by the leaves of our very special Bartram trees. Get to know some local leaves and include them in a hand-painted design of your own creation. Materials and instruction will be provided.


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Art Gathering: Nature Prints

Let’s make some art using the nature around us! Using a variety of materials and techniques, this gathering will be all about creating prints from leaves, flowers, and whatever may inspire you. Materials will be provided, or bring something to share with the group in this open-ended, community-centered creative experience.


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I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.