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January 2017

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FRI

01

Olbrich Botanical Gardens Closed

SAT

21

moreinfoCHILDREN OF THE RAINFOREST

TBD

Performances at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm

The Children of the Rainforest series offers performances for families to celebrate cultural differences in rainforest regions around the world, and is generously sponsored by William Wartmann. Admission includes entry into the Bolz Conservatory.

SUN

22

moreinfobook club discussion

An Episode of Sparrows by Rumor Godden and Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman
Noon - 2pm  (time changed due to Packer Playoff game)

Registration deadline: January 12

Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers as we discuss fiction and non-fiction books about plants, gardens, nature, and the environment. The Olbrich Gardens Book Club is a book discussion group hosted by Olbrich's Schumacher Library staff. Participants will need to read the selected book prior to the discussion. Space is limited so register early! Call 246-4550 to register.

FRI

27

moreinfoCOCKTAILS IN THE CONSERVATORY

Featuring DJ Surf 'n' Turf

7 - 11 p.m.

Sip cocktails in the Bolz Conservatory and enjoy the beats of local DJs!

NOV

5

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MAR
5

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Ongoing: Bolz Conservatory Exhibit

MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN: THE SURINAME EXPEDITION 1699 -1701

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily

Ahead of her time, Maria Sibylla Merian's keen observational skills and work revolutionized both botany and zoology. Her artistic work changed the course of natural history illustration and left a lasting legacy of curiosity, knowledge, and beauty. See reproductions of her hand-colored engravings and some of the the tropical plants she studied in Suriname up close in the Bolz Conservatory.

   

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