Science Village to Open December 1

Monday, October 29, 2012

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's state-of-the-art DiMare Science Village, covering more than 25,000 square feet and featuring five buildings including the The Clinton Family Conservatory's Wings of the Tropics Exhibit, Glass House Cafe, Windows to the Tropics Conservatory, The Whitman Tropical Fruit Pavilion and the Kushlan Tropical Science Institute is scheduled to open on Saturday, December 1, 2012. "The opening of the Butterfly Conservatory and Science Village...

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Howl-o-ween at Fairchild

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Bring Your Pooch to Howl-O-Ween at Fairchild on October 31th! Don't miss out on one of the only days of the year that guests can bring their pooch to Fairchild-Wednesday, October 31, 2012. At Fairchild's Howl-o-ween event, now in its fourth year, guests can take advantage of a great opportunity to enjoy special activities just for pups as they parade through Fairchild's lush surroundings all the while showing off their Halloween costumes. Guests and their dog can hop on a...

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Chapungu at Fairchild

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents Chapungu: Custom and Legend, a Culture in Stone Over Eighty Monumental Stone Sculptures on Display by Artists from Zimbabwe On View at Fairchild November 1, 2012 - May 31, 2013 Chapungu: Custom and Legend, a Culture in Stone, will soon grace the lowlands of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden with 82 unique, hand-carved sculptures by African artists from Zimbabwe. The seven month exhibition will depict beautiful stone carvings of animals, families,...

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Garden Lights

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents Garden Lights Los Angeles-based Artist to Illuminate Fairchild with Hundreds of Lamps From The Original Hammer Museum Installation On View at Fairchild December 1, 2012 - February 1, 2013 Starting December 1, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has been illuminated with hundreds lamps by Havana-born artist Jorge Pardo. Garden Lights will be on view along Fairchild's glorious tree-lined path overlooking the Garden. Renowned for his meticulous...

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Museum and Library Services Grant

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Fairchild Receives Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant for Their Fairchild Challenge Program Coral Gables, FL, October 1, 2012- The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently announced that Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is one of nine organizations to receive 21st Century Museum Professionals grants totaling $1,968,346. "By receiving this grants award, The Fairchild Challenge is being recognized for its innovation in STEM Education and as a model that...

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Design at Fairchild: Sitting Naturally

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents Design at Fairchild: Sitting Naturally Seven Internationally Renowned Artists Re-envision Seating into Extraordinary Works of Art at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden On View at FairchildDecember 1, 2012 - May 31, 2013During Art Basel Miami Beach Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to present the inaugural exhibition of Design at Fairchild: Sitting Naturally. Sitting Naturally will showcase a diverse collection of entirely new works by...

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A Garden Wedding Experience

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Fairchild will soon be in full bloom with brides-to-be this Fall when it hosts its premier Bridal Event and Fashion Show on Thursday, October 11. Unlike any other bridal event in South Florida, Fairchild's event presents guests with a true "Garden Wedding Experience," as well as providing them with local resources to help make their special day truly unique. The Bridal Event will feature a cocktail hour on the Garden House lawn where guests can enjoy drinks and sample light...

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Fairchild's Magazine Wins Big

Monday, September 3, 2012

Fairchild's quarterly magazine, The Tropical Garden, was recently awarded six Charlie Awards by the FMA (Florida Magazine Association), which recognizes industry publications that have had noteworthy impact for readers. This year the judges looked through more than 700 entries to find the best of the best. On Friday, August 17, members of the editorial and production team from The Tropical Garden received the various awards at the Annual Publishing Conference & Exposition that took place...

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Members' Day Plant Sale

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Distribution of rare, unusual plants to Fairchild members has had a long, rich tradition in South Florida. In 1939, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden had the first Members Plant Distribution. On Saturday, October 6, Fairchild will continue that tradition with hundreds of plants available for sale to its members! Fairchild's Member's Day Plant Sale is a wonderful opportunity for members to purchase plants that are carefully selected and chosen for their color, rarity, beauty and...

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ASHS Annual Conference

Friday, August 31, 2012

The 109th Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Science was recently held July 31-August 3 at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, Florida, and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden helped host the venerable event. The ASHS Conference provides attendees a wonderful opportunity to share science and education, network with colleagues, and to reinforce the future of horticultural science. This year's meeting was a huge success and more than one thousand researchers came...

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