Category: Events

March 17, 2022

Ready for spring planting?

Spring plant catalogue now available! Shop at our Welcome Center beginning April 1.

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a white moth at night
July 20, 2018

In case you missed our Moth Party!

On Friday the 13th 2018 Bartram’s held a moth observation party at the garden. We hung a sheet on a line between two Chestnut Oaks in the lower garden and…

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November 29, 2017

Vendor List for our Handmade Holidays & Green Sale

Join us this Saturday, December 2, 10am to 3pm Member reception on Friday, December 1, 4 to 7pm Deck the halls with our beautiful selection of decorated and undecorated wreaths,…

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October 31, 2017

Three events one community!

Sunday, October 15th was an action-packed day at the garden, Sankofa Farm, 56th Street Plaza, and the Schuylkill River. We were honored to host three events on that day to celebrate…

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April 20, 2017

BARTRAM’S MILE: Ribbon-Cutting & Grand Opening with Mayor Jim Kenney

Bartram’s Garden hosts the ribbon-cutting of the new 1.1 mile Bartram’s Mile Trail, a new segment of the Circuit Trails that expands the Schuylkill River Trail to connect Southwest Philadelphia…

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April 12, 2017

FUN! Bartram’s Garden FREE events during Philadelphia Science Week

The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science that takes place annually in April. Featuring lectures, debates, hands-on activities, special exhibitions and a variety of other informal…

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April 4, 2017

UPDATE: Where’s the Picnic Pavilion?

Latest plans about our Wedding Pavilion & Picnic Area from Executive Director, Maitreyi Roy: Hello All, Over the winter, we’ve broken ground on some new and exciting projects. There’s a “bandstand” at 56th…

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January 26, 2017

“Bartram Boxes Remix” exhibition at Fuller Craft Museum

January 21 – April 16, 2017 Now on exhibition at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA, Bartram’s Boxes Remix is a collaborative project between the Center for Art in Wood…

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September 22, 2016

Searching for American Lotus in South Jersey

This summer, Bartram’s Garden curator Joel Fry and members of our Horticulture staff went on a fascinating river trip to South Jersey, searching for the American Lotus. Let’s follow their trail…

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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

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

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.