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Monument of Dirt & Air by Jered Sprecher

Interpreting botanical images shown through technology’s visual filters, Jered Sprecher’s paintings are unlike any other. In collaboration with Whitespace Gallery, located in Inman Park, Atlanta, Monument of Dirt & Air, features 10 oil paintings by Jered Sprecher that depict plants viewed through the lens of technology. These paintings… Read More

Glass in Flight

Created by nationally known sculptor Alex Heveri, the exhibition of glass sculptures captures the essence of flight. Included with Garden Admission. Featured will be 15 of artist Alex Heveri’s glass and steel sculptures of gigantic insects. The sculptures are Dalle de Verre, French for “glass slab,” a technique that… Read More

Great Backyard Bird Count

Bring your binoculars and get ready to participate in Cornell Labs’ annual Great Backyard Bird Count at the Atlanta Botanical Garden Gainesville. Identification sheets and instructions on how to enter your data as a citizen scientist will be provided by staff. A great event for the whole family. Garden Admission… Read More

Fabulous Fall Treats Day Camp

Celebrate this beautiful and delicious season by making an autumn themed snack each day and marveling at the amazing changes taking place as animals and plants prepare for winter. Schedule: Monday – Tuesday, November 20 – 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ages: 7 – 10 Fee: $170/child ($155 Members)… Read More

Garden Spooktacular Day Camp

Join us for a bewitching camp full of mystical explorations and mischievous adventures. Schedule: Wednesday – Friday, October 11 – 13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ages: 6 – 8 Fee: $225/child ($180 Members) Deadline: September 25… Read More

Garden Open: Monday, July 3

The Garden is open to the public from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (last entry at 5 p.m.) on Monday, July 3. Longleaf Restaurant dining is available for table service 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. On your visit, experience Trolls: Save the Humans by Thomas Dambo gloriously displayed throughout… Read More

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth at the Gainesville Garden with special hours on Monday, June 19, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Last entry at 5 p.m.)… Read More

Summer Blooms: Virginia Highland Plein Air Painters

The Virginia Highland Plein Air Painters (founded in 2000) is a rapidly growing group of more than 175 Atlanta metro area artists who paint outdoors. Painting “en plein air” has been practiced by artists for hundreds of years and was made famous by the French Impressionists. Plein air artists… Read More

Amphibian Adventure Day

March 4 – 5: Join us for the Fuqua Conservatory’s long-awaited return of the tropical frog exhibits! Get ready for a weekend of fun and learning as we welcome the frogs back home to the Garden. This event is free with Garden admission. Join Garden staff for a frog feeding… Read More

La Calavera Catrina

Explore nine colorful, larger-than-life skeleton sculptures of La Catrina, one of the most recognizable figures of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), by Los Angeles artist Ricardo Soltero. An elegant female skeleton and an icon of Mexican heritage, La Catrina approaches death not through sadness, but as a… Read More