Arts and Culture

From jazz performances by internationally-known musicians to free outdoor movie nights and artists’ workshops, Bartram’s Garden offers an incredible mix of arts and culture programs for all ages in every season. Our picturesque 45-acres and historic buildings offer a wide range of spaces for performances and programs.

Artists' Workshops

Rooted in the rich history of Bartram’s Garden and following in the tradition of groundbreaking American explorer and botanical illustrator William Bartram, this new workshop series will introduce you to a variety of techniques that will help you grow as an artist and receive guidance and support from our knowledgeable instructors. Artists of all levels are welcome.

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Events at Bartram's

Check out our calendar for more upcoming arts & culture events at the Garden!

JB JAWN Event + Sponsorship Opportunities

The John Bartram Jawn is a family-friendly outdoor concert featuring musicians and performers with deep connections to Southwest Philadelphia. Presented in partnership with Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Mural Arts, and a committee of dedicated community volunteers, this year’s concert will happen as a part of Bartram’s Garden’s annual Harvest Fest celebration in October 2018. Contact Zach Webber ( for more information.