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Winners Announced for 8th Annual Gingerbread Competition

Columbus, OH—The competition, a focal point of the Conservatory’s annual Merry & Bright holiday exhibition, received more than 40 entries in 4 categories... read more


50 Merry Days & 25 Bright Nights

Columbus, OH— Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens presents Merry & Bright, a celebration of the holiday season, November 15, 2014 through January 4, 2015...read more


13th Annual Growing to Green Awards Honor Local Community Gardeners

Columbus, OH— On the evening of September 10, 2014, more than 200 community gardeners and local business and civic leaders gathered on the Conservatory’s ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus…read more


County, City and Local Farmers' Markets Team Up to Make Fresh Produce More Affordable for Families and Residents

July, 2014—A consortium of six farmers’ markets will make more affordable, fresh, local produce available for Central Ohio residents with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through a program called Veggie SNAPS...Read More

 

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Metropolitan Library, COSI, and Franklin Park Conservatory present Summer of Imagination. 

May, 2014—Experience the Summer of Imagination in Columbus! The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Metropolitan Library, COSI and Franklin Park Conservatory have partnered to create a Columbus adventure designed to inspire your imagination.Pick up a Summer of Imagination map...Read More


Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes over 600 guests for 13th Annual Hat Day Luncheon

May 2, 2014—The 14th annual Les Chapeaux Dans le Jardin (Hat Day) luncheon is one of Columbus’ premier social traditions and the Conservatory’s signature spring fundraising event...Read More


ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Announced Third Annual Summer Music Series

April, 2014—ProMusica Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce the lineup for its third annual Summer Music Series, to take place on Thursday, August 7, Saturday, August 9, and Sunday, August 10. Presented by PNC Arts Alive, the concerts are free of charge, performed outdoors on the grounds...Read More


Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens announces artist visit and extension of evening exhibition Bruce Munro: Light

January, 2014—Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is extending its special evening exhibition, Bruce Munro: Light, for public viewing through March 30, 2014. The announcement of the seven-week extension accompanies a public visit and booksigning...Read More
 

Winners Announced for 7th Annual Gingerbread Competition

December, 2013—The competition, a focal point of the Conservatory’s annual Merry & Bright holiday exhibition, received more than 40 entries in 4 categories...Read More
 

Merry Days & Bright Nights

November, 2013—Holiday spirit returns to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. From November 23, 2013 through January 5, 2014, visitors enjoy a festive display of...Read More
 

12th Annual Growing to Green Awards Honor Local Community Gardeners

September, 2013—On the evening of September 11, 2013, over 200 community gardeners and local business and civic leaders gathered on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus for a night of celebration...Read More


British Artist Bruce Munro to Exhibit Light-Based Works at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

August, 2013—Acclaimed British artist Bruce Munro will debut an exhibition of light-based
installations and gallery works at Columbus’ Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on
September 25, 2013...Read More


Growing to Green Hub Gardens Host Open Gardens Tour on August 3, 2013

July, 2013—12 community gardens throughout Columbus and Franklin County will open their gardens on Saturday, August 3, 10am–2pm, for public tours. These gardens are members of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ Growing to Green Hub Gardens Initiative... Read More


Fifth Annual Field to Table Celebrates Ohio’s Harvest

July, 2013—The Women’s Board of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will host its annual Field to Table fundraising event on Friday, August 23, 2013... Read More


Workforce Training Program with Focus on Horticulture Seeks Applicants

June, 2013—Green Corps, a training program for high school graduates residing in Franklin County, is accepting applications for its third 32-week class that begins on July 29, 2013... Read More
 

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes over 600 guests for 13th Annual Hat Day Luncheon

May 3, 2013—Fashion expert Tim Gunn was featured speaker. Beth Henry honored as recipient of the 10th annual Ann Isaly Wolfe Award... Read More



Successful Green Corps Program Celebrates Graduating Class, Recruits Students for Summer

May 1, 2013—In a unique job-training effort aimed at providing young adults with in-demand horticulture and landscaping skills, including commercial pesticide application, park maintenance, irrigation and greenhouse maintenance, the Franklin County Commissioners will celebrate the graduation of the second class of Green Corps participants and begin the recruitment process... Read More


Acclaimed British Artist Bruce Munro to Exhibit at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

January 21, 2013—Internationally recognized British artist Bruce Munro will open an exhibition of 10 lighting installations and gallery works at Columbus’ Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens on September 25, 2013. The exhibit will include installations never before seen in the U.S....Read More


Thirteenth Annual Hat Day to Take Place in the Gardens: Fashion mentor and expert, author, and television personality Tim Gunn is featured speaker.

February 12, 2013—On Friday, May 3, 2013, more than 600 guests will gather on the Conservatory’s Grand Mallway for the 13th annual Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin (Hat Day) luncheon... Read More