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A colorful variety of mushrooms arranged on a stone paver

April 25, 2021 | , ,

Honeybees & Mushrooms (2021) – SOLD OUT

An exploration in biodiversity, interactive species, urban ecologies and foraging. “Honeybees & Mushrooms” is a two-season event featuring scheduled honeybee hive tours and mushroom hikes at Bartram’s Garden in the Spring and Fall of 2021. Presentations by Beth Teigan, founder of Philadelphia Mycology Club, and an open hive demo by Mark Berman of Anna Bee’s Honey (and Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild member) will explore the honeybee and mushroom relationship, focusing on seasonal changes in honeybee and fungal activity. Free but space is…

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Portrait photo of novelist Jamaica Kincaid, an older Black woman wearing a white shirt, plum lipstick, gold earrings, and an orange headscarf

April 27, 2021 | , ,

Jamaica Kincaid Virtual Reading Group

Jamie Bowers of the Free Library will lead a one-hour virtual discussion of the celebrated Antiguan-American writer’s Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya. Space is limited; please register by April 11. Registrants can get a free copy of the book from the Welcome Center starting April 1, 10am-4pm, while supplies last.   🌼 This event is part of Southwest Spring Fest, running April 16-30 at Bartram’s Garden. We’re featuring pop-ups, workshops, and plant resources especially for our neighbors in…

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Robin sitting on a flowering tree branch

May 5, 2021 | , , , ,

Little Explorers Livestream: Spring is for the Birds! (May 2021)

Join us for a virtual edition of our popular Little Explorers program. This month: Find out where birds live and how they talk, so you can take a bird walk anytime, anywhere. We’ll stream live from the Garden on Instagram. Little Explorers is a monthly garden adventure designed for toddlers and their caregivers, but all are welcome and encouraged to tune in. Please consider supporting Bartram’s Garden as we work to continue our cultural and educational programming by donating to…

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Bright sunflower with green leaves laying on top of crayon rainbow on white background

May 9, 2021 | , , , , ,

Family Art Workshop: Surprising Color (2021)

Let’s play with color! In this family art workshop, we’ll explore different ways that we can use color to convey emotion, ideas, and stories within the springtime rainbow setting of the garden. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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close-up shallow focus shot of assorted paintbrushes in a jar

May 17, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Mixing Colors (2021)

Learning color mixing techniques is one of the most powerful tools for bringing your painting to the next level. In this first class of a very special series, learn and use classic methods for mixing just the right color that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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Passionflower bloom

June 2, 2021 | , , , ,

Little Explorers Livestream: In Bloom! (June 2021)

Join us for a virtual edition of our popular Little Explorers program. This month: Explore all the colors in the Garden and make beautiful flower art. We’ll stream live from the Garden on Instagram. Little Explorers is a monthly garden adventure designed for toddlers and their caregivers, but all are welcome and encouraged to tune in. Please consider supporting Bartram’s Garden as we work to continue our cultural and educational programming by donating to our Room for All Fund.

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close-up photo of wild goldenrod with bumblebee

June 5, 2021 | , , ,

Summer Foraging (2021)

Explore wild summer color in this foraging workshop. We’ll start by touring the grounds of Bartram’s Garden for botanicals like goldenrod, Queen Anne’s lace, and mulberry. Then we’ll learn to make dyes and inks from these natural ingredients for you to use in your creations.  No experience necessary and all materials are included. Ticket links: $35 Member/ $40 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders

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Bartram illustration of a Magnolia Warbler

June 13, 2021 | , , , , ,

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Birds (2021)

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. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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close-up shallow focus shot of assorted paintbrushes in a jar

June 14, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Underpainting and Glazing (2021)

In this very special series, learn and use classic methods that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. This class will showcase underpainting and glazing techniques, helping you to achieve depth, warmth, and a dreamy atmosphere to your painting. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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