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The Nature of Color

The new interactive exhibition, The Nature of Color, reveals how color carries information both in nature and across cultures. Come play and experiement in our Color Lab while creating collabortive artworks.

AMNH

April 5, 2020
March 9, 2020 - April 5, 2020 Everyday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Seasonal Tour: Spring Blossoms

Go on a tour highlighting early spring blossoms!

QBG

April 5, 2020
April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020 Sat, Sun
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Storytime & Craft: Spring Blossoms

Bring your little nature lover for blossom-themed stories and make accompanying botanically themed crafts. Recommended for age 10 and under (accompanied by an adult).

QBG

April 5, 2020
April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020 Sat, Sun
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Spring Break Activities for Kids!

Visit our different nature themed activity stations, where children can create a different botanical craft each day and get their hands dirty as they sift and search through QBG’s Exploration Station. For all ages. Drop-in.

QBG

April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020 - April 17, 2020 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
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Tree Giveaway with New York Restoration Project

Register for a free tree thanks to New York Restoration Project (NYRP).

QBG

April 18, 2020
April 18, 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
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Botanical Immigrants Tour

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week and join our botanical immigrants tour to learn about the global origins of plants within our collections and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world. Rain or shine. Register in advance. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.

QBG

April 19, 2020
April 19, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Arbor Fest: Branch, Blooms, & Bugs

Give a nod to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day at Queens Botanical Garden’s 10th annual Arbor Fest! This year’s event will include live music, nature-themed crafts, garden demonstrations, interactive experiences, performances, and more.

QBG

April 26, 2020
April 26, 2020
11am-5pm
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Storytime & Craft: Spring Flowers

Bring your little nature lover for flower-themed stories and make accompanying botanically themed crafts. Recommended for age 10 and under (accompanied by an adult).

QBG

May 2, 2020
May 2, 2020 - May 3, 2020 Sat, Sun
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Tulip Tour

See and learn about the tens of thousands of tulips and bulb flowers in our collection. Registration required. Drop-ins welcome upon availability.

QBG

May 2, 2020
May 2, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:00PM
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Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

QBG welcomes back the Quintet of the Americas for their ninth annual concert at the Garden. Registration required. Drop-in upon availability. Limited seating.

QBG

May 17, 2020
May 17, 2020
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
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at the annual EXPO

UA Science Expo

EXPO is our end of year celebration where Urban Advantage students from all borough come and present their projects.

AMNH

June 6, 2020
June 6, 2020
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Student set-up at 10:00 am
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Upcoming Events

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Nature Club

Join us for FREE sessions with the Bronx Zoo Nature Club! We will host monthly sessions at the Zoo and in nearby parks, connecting families back to nature through unstructured, free-play exploration.

BXZ

April 11, 2020
February 1, 2019 - July 1, 2020 Sat
February 9
March 9
April 13
May 11
June 8
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T. rex: The Ultimate Predator

Meet the entire tyrannosaur superfamily and reveal the amazing story of the most iconic dinosaur in the world through stunning life-sized models, fossils and casts, engaging interactives, and an immersive multiplayer virtual reality experience developed for this exhibition.

AMNH

April 5, 2020
March 11, 2019 - August 9, 2020 Everyday
Every half hour
10:30am– 5:00pm
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The Butterfly Conservatory

Mingle with up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies. Adult butterflies are wonderfully diverse in shape, size, and color. Active during the day, they live almost everywhere around the world, from Arctic tundra to tropical rain forests.

AMNH

April 5, 2020
October 12, 2019 - May 25, 2020 Everyday
Every quarter hour from 10:15 am to 5 pm.
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Garden Apprentice Program Application Deadline

The Garden Apprentice Program (GAP) at BBG is a great way for teens to learn about urban agriculture and the environment while working in our public garden. Apprentices can work their way up the four-tier program, potentially earning a paid position as a Tier 4 apprentice.

BBG

April 8, 2020
December 4, 2019 - December 4, 2020 Wed
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Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Experience the molten worlds that have helped create the landscapes we know, though an adrenaline-filled trip across the globe.

AMNH

April 5, 2020
January 6, 2020 - July 5, 2020 Everyday
2D film showings: 11:30 am & 4:30 pm
3D digital showings: 10:30 am; 12:30 pm
1:30 pm; 2:30 pm; 3:30 pm
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The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope

Experience famed designer Jeff Leatham’s bold and colorful vision for the 18th annual Orchid Show. See dramatically arranged orchids in arches of deliberate hues delivering a kaleidoscopic tunnel effect, along with other design surprises featuring thousands of orchids.

NYBG

April 5, 2020
February 15, 2020 - April 19, 2020 Sat, Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
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