Gainesville Member Day

All Garden Members are invited to experience a fun day at the Gainesville Garden! Enjoy family games and activities, face painting, surprise live entertainment, and a complimentary lemonade! Then, have even more fun exploring the garden, and playing at the Ada Mae Ivester Children’s Garden. Guest passes are accepted when… Read More

Gainesville Garden Open:
Monday, July 4

The Gainesville Garden is open to the public from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (last entry at 5 p.m.) on Monday, July 4 in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Timed tickets are required for non-members. Explore the Garden map, learn more about our offerings and get ready for an… Read More

Soil Festival 2022 at Truly Living Well

Reconnect with where your food comes from and experience Atlanta’s local food movement at the 7th annual Soil Festival hosted by Food Well Alliance, Truly Living Well, and WABE! The Garden’s own… Read More

Gainesville Garden: Spring Break

Join us from April 4 – April 8 for spring break fun! Monday 4/4: Take-away seed germination kits. Learn how to germinate sunflower seeds with a sponge and a baggie, complete with a starter peat pot. While supplies last, limit one per family. Tuesday 4/5: Fairy door decorating in the… Read More

Synchronicity: Three Little Birds

Join Synchronicity for the performance of  “Three Little Birds” on May 28 in the Gainesville Garden amphitheater! Enjoy two performance times at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. To further accommodate for the excitement of the performance, there will be a shuttle bus designated for overflow parking at Riverbend Elementary School, 1742… Read More

Nature Connects

Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks, set for March 4 – May 30, features sculptures by artist Sean Kenney constructed entirely of LEGO bricks. These precisely built yet whimsical pieces are designed to inspire both the young and the young-at-heart about the natural world. Kenney uses only standard, off-the- shelf,… Read More

Origami in the Garden

The exhibition, presented May 7 – Oct. 16, features 18 installations of nearly 70 museum-quality metal sculptures inspired by the Japanese art of folding paper that are the creations of Santa Fe artists Kevin and Jennifer Box. Throughout the Garden will be large-scale sculptures of flying birds, emerging butterflies, grazing… Read More

Flights of Color: Capturing Birds in Mixed Media

Mixed media art refers to a visual art form that combines a variety of media in a single artwork. For example, layering Color Pencils Watercolors and Acrylic Paint. Many beautiful effects can be achieved by using mixed media. Schedule Thursday and Friday, Jan. 13 – 14 9 a.m. –… Read More