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Rainforest Rhythms

Hand DrumRitmos del bosque lluvioso

Saturday, February 8, 2020

The Rainforest Rhythms series celebrates cultures in rainforest (tropical and sub-tropical) regions around the world with authentic performances of music and dance. The series offers performances for all ages and includes free admission to Olbrich’s tropical Bolz Conservatory.

While exploring the Bolz Conservatory before or after the performance, pick up an I Spy activity sheet and search for unique plants in the Bolz Conservatory! Families will have fun learning about plants related to the culture highlighted during the day's performance.


Con sus presentaciones auténticas de música y dI Spy Activityanza, la seriede Ritmos del Bosque Lluvioso celebra las culturas del bosquelluvioso (de regiones tropicales y sub-tropicales) del mundo. Esta serie ofrece presentaciones artísticas para todas las edades, incluyendo admisión gratis al Olbrich’s tropical Bolz Conservatory.

Mientras usted explora el Bolz Conservatory, antes o después de la presentación artística, puede recoger una página de actividad yo espío y buscar plantas únicas en el Bolz Conservatory! Las familias disfrutarán aprendiendo sobre las plantas relacionadas con las culturas presentadas durante las actividades artísticas.


Performances at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Tickets available at the door starting an hour before each performance.

Adults (13 & up) - $5

Child (12 & under) - $3

2 & under - FREE

Admission includes entry to Olbrich's tropical Bolz Conservatory

Doors open to the performance space approximately 30 minutes prior to each performance.


Las presentaciones artísticas serán a las 10:30 am y 1:30 pm.
Las entradas estarán disponibles una hora antes de cada presentación.

Adultos (13 y mayores) - $5
Niños (12 y menores) - $3
2 y menores - GRATIS
La Admisión incluye entrada al Olbrich's tropical Bolz Conservatory

Las puertas del recinto son abiertas, aproximadamente 30 minutos antes de cada espectáculo.

Atimevu Drum Ensemble

Saturday, February 8 , 2020

Atimevu Drum & Dance Group

Atimevu is a Madison based band that has been playing traditional music from Ghana, West Africa for the last 15 years.

Master drummer Emmanuel Eku has toured the world with the National Drum and Dance Company of Ghana.

Enjoy grooving to the complex rhythms and melodic vocal harmonies from the different cultural groups of Ghana!


Volunteer at Rainforest Rhythms

Volunteers are needed for both dates of Rainforest Rhythms to process admissions and welcome guests. If you love interacting with people and have a few spare hours of your time to donate, consider helping out at this fun, unique event.

Interested? Contact Marty Petillo, Volunteer Services Manager, at mpetillo@cityofmadison.com or (608) 246-5807.


Canopy Sessions | Friday, March 6

Spring Flower Show | March 7-22

Spring Flower Show Plant Sale | Monday, March 23

Cocktails in the Conservatory | Friday, March 27

Canopy Sessions | Friday, April 3

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719