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April 2022

Joseph Genova Floral Paintings

April 26 - July 17
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Genova has drawn inspiration from masters such as Caravaggio and his use of chiaroscuro, the strong contrast between light and dark to create depth and drama in his stunning floral portraits.

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May 2022

Origami in the Garden

May 7 - October 16
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The delicate nature of paper art meets the monumental forms of metal sculpture this spring during Origami in the Garden.

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June 2022

Origami in the Garden Scavenger Hunt

June 3 - October 16
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Check off nine Origami in the Garden sculptures as you explore with this free activity available in the Visitor Center.

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Summer Camp

June 6 - July 23
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enroll your child in a summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration!

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Cocktails in the Garden

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until September 30, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Tuesday - Sunday: Enjoy cocktails from cashless bars and live entertainment six nights a week.

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Drawing Orchids in Black and White

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 12, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 12, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. A simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids.

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Storybook Time

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 26, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Wednesdays, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Nature-inspired stories come to life as our educators read about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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SOLD OUT: Summer Harvest Cocina

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore Mexican-forward flavors in a dinner crafted by Chef Maricela Vega, owner of Chico.

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Garden Grooves

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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July 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Happy Birthday, U.S.A.! with Kay Rosenblum

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Celebrate Independence Day with Queen Emeralda from Fairyland! Sing along to songs and listen to stories that honor this special holiday.

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Garden Open: Monday July 4

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.

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Garden Playtime

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - noon. Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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Shows for Seedlings: Festival of Colors with Kahaaniya for Kids

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Kahaaniya for Kids as the festival of Holi, also known as the festival of colors, is celebrated through an exciting puppet show!

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Tai Chi

July 9 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on June 18, 2022 at 10:15am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturdays, June - August: Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Origami Folding

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us in the Outdoor Kitchen every Sunday for origami demonstrations and to try some folds.

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Shows for Seedlings: Watermelon Wiggles with Alyssa Easterly

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. March and wiggle the watermelon jiggle with Mrs. Alyssa! Join her on a musical picnic adventure, singing songs about summertime fruits, marchin’ ants, flappin' birds, and more.

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Member Summer Evening

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All Members of the Garden are invited to experience a fun evening of Origami in the Garden, live music, surprise entertainment, family-friendly activities and much more!

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Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the exquisite and varied colorations of the Orchid family.

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SOLD OUT: Sizzling Succulents

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn the basics of these water-based plants.

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Science Café: Dr. James Hill Craddock

July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this talk, we discuss Dr. Craddock's research on the restoration of Castanea dentata to its former position as a component of the southern Appalachian hardwood forest ecosystem.

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Shows for Seedlings: Growing and Glowing, Sun Science and Stories with Ms. Ladybug and Ms. Brook

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Ms. Ladybug and Ms. Brook on an enchanted journey of stories, science, and imagination in the Garden.

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Summer Party 2022

July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Let’s turn up the heat with a vibrant Latin and Caribbean-themed tropical celebration!

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Shows for Seedlings: Explore Chinese Dance with Hwee-Eng Lee and Kerry Lee

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Explore Chinese dance, history, and culture through a fun, interactive performance with the directors of the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company!

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SOLD OUT: Orchids at Home

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This course will explore the use of different home environments for growing orchids.

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August 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Summer Magic with Ken Scott

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Part magic, part comedy, and fun for all ages, this show will have you filled with laughter and amazement!

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SOLD OUT: Edible Gardening for Beginners

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get your vegetable garden producing for the upcoming growing season!

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Shade Gardening

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The class focuses on plants that work well in combination for a healthy plant community.

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Shows for Seedlings: Magical Creatures in a Magical Garden with Mama Koku

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Mama Koku as she leads audience members in interactive stories featuring some of her favorite magical garden creatures!

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Shows for Seedlings: Bilingual Music for Families! with Nathalia

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Children’s songwriter Nathalia engages families in an interactive musical performance. Her energetic songs will have families singing, dancing, and even learning a little Spanish in this fun multicultural experience!

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SOLD OUT: Drawing Trees

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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Drawing Trees

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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Shows for Seedlings: Musical Madness with Greg Roth

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Put on your jumping shoes and show your silly side at Mr. Greg’s interactive musical show.

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SOLD OUT: Beekeeping: Getting Started

August 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn about the basics of beekeeping and the beekeeper’s year, where to find materials, and when and how to get started.

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Orchids for Enthusiasts

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This course explores two diverse orchid groups, the genus Bulbophyllum and the subtribe Pleurothallidinae, that exhibit parallel ecological characteristics and share similar home growing requirements.

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SOLD OUT: Sweet Bread Basics

August 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn to craft dough perfect for making yummy homemade treats!

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AgLanta Eats Festival

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

AgLanta Eats, the hyper-local food festival now in its fifth year, returns to the Garden with a variety of tastings prepared by top local chefs utilizing the freshest ingredients from AgLanta growers and metro Atlanta farms.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Blake Hartley

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Blake Hartley of Lapeer Steak & Seafood for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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September 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Butterfly Ballad with Piccadilly Puppets

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Mother Nature narrates the story of Katy and Kevin Caterpillar through the stages of their lives and their fascinating migration to Mexico!

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Hugh Acheson

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Hugh Acheson of Empire State South, By George and Mount Royal for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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Shows for Seedlings: Dance, a Universal Language with Atlanta Dance Connection

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Atlanta Dance Connection for their performance of the different dance disciplines. This fun-filled demonstration is sure to have the whole family enraptured by the beauty of dance!

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Shows for Seedlings: Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth with Jerry G. White

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join author, storyteller and percussionist Jerry G. White for an interactive family show that brings to life his debut Children's book, Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Mark Jeffers

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Mark Jeffers of Lure for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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Shows for Seedlings: Scatty the Scarecrow with Betty Ann Wylie

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join storyteller Betty Ann Wylie and Scatty the Scarecrow as they bring seasonal songs and stories to the Garden.

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Garden of Eden Ball

September 24 @ 6:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The gala returns to the Great Lawn as the Garden’s largest annual fundraising event, generating vital revenue for Garden operations.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Brandon Hughes

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Brandon Hughes of Atrium for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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Shows for Seedlings: Music Party with Travis Murphy

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Come on a musical journey with fun and silly songs, dancing and visits from Mr. Travis's puppet friends!

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October 2022

SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Deborah VanTrece

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Deborah VanTrece of Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Matthew Basford

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Matthew Basford of Canoe for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Zeb Stevenson

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Zeb Stevenson of Redbird for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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