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Light in Winter
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Light in Winter

November 2014–March 2015

Inspired by winter traditions from around the world, Light in Winter offers enlivening activities including bird walks, seasonal garden tours, yoga in BBG’s glass-walled Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium, and children’s workshops.

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Ongoing

Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

September 27, 2014–January 27, 2015
Artist Reception: Sunday, September 28 | 2–4 p.m.

Renowned botanical illustrator Dick Rauh has drawn a number of trees in BBG's living collection, including specimens from the Garden’s important bonsai collection.

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Tree House Installation

Tree House Installation

Oak Circle

Tree house architect Roderick Romero created a new, site-specific installation using wood from trees felled by Hurricane Sandy.

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, December 2014 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Wandering Winter Solstice Concert with Make Music New York

Wandering Winter Solstice Concert with Make Music New York

Sunday, December 21, 2014 | 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the start of winter throughout the Garden with Make Music New York as Baritone Christopher Dylan Herbert presents an encore performance of his participatory version of Franz Schubert’s 1828 song cycle Winterreise (Winter Journey).

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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, December 2014 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Monday, December 22, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Closed Christmas

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Christmas.

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, December 2014 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, December 2014 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Closed New Year’s Day

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on New Year's Day.

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Saturday, January 3, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Sunday, January 4, 2015

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Sundays, December 7, 2014; January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10–11 a.m.
Meet at the Visitor Center

Spot winter birds around BBG with naturalist Brad Klein.

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Gudrun Sjödén Pop-up Shop

Gudrun Sjödén Pop-up Shop

Sundays, December 7, 2014; January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Garden Shop

Check out a special pop-up shop for this environmentally friendly Swedish clothing and homeware brand.

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Action Heroes Movement Class (3- to 5-year-olds)

Action Heroes Movement Class (3- to 5-year-olds)

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015
10:30–11:15 a.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Kids, bring your Superman cape and Catwoman ears and join choreographer and Spoke the Hub teaching artist Mark Lamb in an action-packed frolic.

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Meet the Makers: JoMart Chocolates

Meet the Makers: JoMart Chocolates

11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Garden Shop

Warm up with a hot cocoa and chocolate tasting, hosted by JoMart Chocolates.

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Action Heroes Movement Class (5- to 7-year-olds)

Action Heroes Movement Class (5- to 7-year-olds)

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Kids, bring your Superman cape and Catwoman ears and join choreographer and Spoke the Hub teaching artist Mark Lamb in an action-packed frolic.

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Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Chase Away the Winter Blues

Chase Away the Winter Blues

November 2, December 7, 2014, January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 1–2 p.m. | Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long outdoor narrated walk series designed to relieve the winter doldrums.

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Nestfest for Families

Nestfest for Families

Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium

Winter is the best time to look for nests in BBG’s trees! Discover how garden animals build their homes out of plant parts, and try crafting your very own nest to bring home.

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Victorian Toy Parlor

Victorian Toy Parlor

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015 | 1–3 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Step back in time and play with wooden climbing bears, Jacob’s ladders, do-nothing machines, and other olden-day whatnots.

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Conservatory Seasonal Highlights Tour

Saturdays and Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesday
January through March 2015 | 1–1:45 p.m.
Meet at the Steinhardt Conservatory Entrance

Escape the cold and discover the plants of South Africa, Australia, and Brazil—without leaving Brooklyn! Join one of BBG’s Garden Guides and explore the many climates of the Steinhardt Conservatory.

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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