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TRAVEL THROUGH TIME WITH ORCHIDS THROUGH THE ARTISTS’ EYES AT FAIRCHILD GARDEN

Monday, May 1, 2017

 

Coral Gables, FL, April 27th 2017 – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and American Orchid Society (AOS) are pleased to announce the opening of  Orchids Through The Artists’ Eyes, an exhibition of historic and contemporary botanical art all inspired by orchids, held in the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center. The exhibition will be on view daily from May 13 – June 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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A Week of Ways to Celebrate Mom

Sunday, May 7, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, May 14, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/7/2017 10:30:00 AM 5/14/2017 5:30:00 PM A Week of Ways to Celebrate Mom A week of activities to help you show moms, grandmas, aunts and all the special women in your life how much they are appreciated! Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

A week of activities to help you show moms, grandmas, aunts and all the special women in your life how much they are appreciated!

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, May 7, 2017 2:00 PM to
Sunday, May 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 5/7/2017 2:00:00 PM 5/7/2017 3:00:00 PM Sunday Sounds

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Flowering Tree Society Show and Sale

Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, May 14, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/13/2017 10:30:00 AM 5/14/2017 5:30:00 PM Flowering Tree Society Show and Sale Tropical Flowering Tree Society Show and Sale Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Tropical Flowering Tree Society Show and Sale

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Orchids Through the Artists’ Eyes

Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, June 25, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/13/2017 10:30:00 AM 6/25/2017 5:30:00 PM Orchids Through the Artists’ Eyes

A new exhibition features the beauty and variety of orchids through art, including a display of the very rare "Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described."

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

A new exhibition features the beauty and variety of orchids through art, including a display of the very rare "Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described."

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Saturday, May 13, 2017 11:00 AM to
Saturday, May 13, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 5/13/2017 11:00:00 AM 5/13/2017 2:00:00 PM How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features? This class will cover which lenses are best suited to your particular needs and how to take full advantage of their use. Basic flash and lighting techniques, different focal length lenses, basic camera functions and the unique features of your particular camera will be explained.

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features? This class will cover which lenses are best suited to your particular needs and how to take full advantage of their use. Basic flash and lighting techniques, different focal length lenses, basic camera functions and the unique features of your particular camera will be explained.

 

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Creative iPhoneography

Saturday, May 13, 2017 2:30 PM to
Saturday, May 13, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/13/2017 2:30:00 PM 5/13/2017 5:30:00 PM Creative iPhoneography

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps. There are more than 10,000 photography apps available and you will be introduced to some of the more popular ones.

 

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps. There are more than 10,000 photography apps available and you will be introduced to some of the more popular ones.

 

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Picnic Baskets in the Garden with Mom

Sunday, May 14, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, May 14, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/14/2017 10:30:00 AM 5/14/2017 5:30:00 PM Picnic Baskets in the Garden with Mom Picnic Baskets in the Garden with Mom 
Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Picnic Baskets in the Garden with Mom 

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"Orchid Care: For the Beginner"—Author Book Signing

Saturday, May 20, 2017 12:00 PM to
Saturday, May 20, 2017 3:00 PM

Add to Calendar 5/20/2017 12:00:00 PM 5/20/2017 3:00:00 PM "Orchid Care: For the Beginner"—Author Book Signing Barb Schmidt, author of “Orchid Care: For the Beginner,” will be at The Shop at Fairchild on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11:00am to 2:00pm signing copies of her book and answering any of your orchid-related questions.
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Barb Schmidt, author of “Orchid Care: For the Beginner,” will be at The Shop at Fairchild on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11:00am to 2:00pm signing copies of her book and answering any of your orchid-related questions.

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN CELEBRATES “WILD TO TABLE” AT INTERNATIONAL MANGO FESTIVAL

Sunday, May 21, 2017

 

Coral Gables, FL, May 15, 2017 – We’re wild about wild mangos! Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden as we celebrate the king of tropical fruit at the 25th Annual International Mango Festival on Saturday, July 1 – Sunday, July 2 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme, “From Wild to Table will explore wild cultivars and species and look at the future of mangos in a changing world.

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Yes, you can have a summer vegetable garden in Miami (but maybe not the plants you expect)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Yes, you can have a summer vegetable garden in Miami (but maybe not the plants you expect)

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Watercolor for Beginners and Going Beyond

Friday, May 26, 2017 11:00 AM to
Friday, May 26, 2017 2:00 PM

Add to Calendar 5/26/2017 11:00:00 AM 5/26/2017 2:00:00 PM Watercolor for Beginners and Going Beyond

If you have always wanted to try watercolor painting but thought it looked too difficult, this is the class for you. This class will explore the many facets of watercolor in a fun and relaxing way. As a beginner, the first two classes are mandatory since basic instruction will be given which will be the foundation for your success in watercolor painting.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

If you have always wanted to try watercolor painting but thought it looked too difficult, this is the class for you. This class will explore the many facets of watercolor in a fun and relaxing way. As a beginner, the first two classes are mandatory since basic instruction will be given which will be the foundation for your success in watercolor painting.

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Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale

Saturday, May 27, 2017 10:30 AM to
Sunday, May 28, 2017 5:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/27/2017 10:30:00 AM 5/28/2017 5:30:00 PM Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Tropical Fern and Exotic Plant Society Show and Sale

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The Science behind Everglades Restoration and Sea Level Rise

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:00 PM to
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 7:30 PM

Add to Calendar 5/30/2017 5:00:00 PM 5/30/2017 7:30:00 PM The Science behind Everglades Restoration and Sea Level Rise

Join us for a discussion where panelists will cover the science behind Everglades restoration and sea level rise.

Fairchild Tropical Botanics Gardens contactus@fairchildgarden.org MM/DD/YYYY axDaZzWwrzTRZGFqimyP24857

 

Join us for a discussion where panelists will cover the science behind Everglades restoration and sea level rise.

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