Light in Winter

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Free Winter Weekday Admissions
Tuesday–Fridays, November 1–February 28 | 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

In winter, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a sanctuary of calm, enjoining visitors to look closely into the Garden’s subtle beauty.

Upcoming Events


I've Got a Digital Camera—Now What?

I've Got a Digital Camera—Now What?
Event start: 20150201
Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join us for a fun introduction to basic digital photography. Learn what all the buttons mean, how to hold the camera (really!) and some of the do's and don'ts of digital photography. Learn more »

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing
Event start: 20150215
Sundays, February 15, 22, March 1 | 1–3 p.m.

Visitors are invited to sketch in the Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery and in the Desert, Tropical, and Warm Temperate Pavilions. Materials are provided. No reservations are necessary, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Free with Garden admission. Learn more »

February Break Discovery Days

February Break Discovery Days
Event start: 20150216
Monday–Wednesday
February 16–18, 2015 | 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Explore exotic habitats from around the world and have some hands-on science fun during the midwinter school break. Learn more »

Fabulous Flowers in Glass Vases

Fabulous Flowers in Glass Vases
Event start: 20150218
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Flower arranging doesn't have to be complicated to be beautiful. Using simple materials and basic design techniques, we will create a fabulous floral arrangement for the home. Learn more »

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Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family
Event start: 20141207
Sundays, December 7, 2014; January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10–11 a.m.

Spot winter birds around BBG with naturalist Brad Klein. Learn more »

Gudrun Sjödén Pop-up Shop

Gudrun Sjödén Pop-up Shop
Event start: 20141207
Sundays, December 7, 2014; January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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

Chase Away the Winter Blues

Chase Away the Winter Blues
Event start: 20150104
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. Learn more »

Tropical Plant Stroll

Tropical Plant Stroll
Event start: 20150201
Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 11–11:45 a.m. & 2–2:45 p.m.

Warm up in the Steinhardt Conservatory during this Tropical Plant Stroll. Learn more »

Hawaiian Dance Class (for adults and teens)

Hawaiian Dance Class (for adults and teens)
Event start: 20150201
Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Relax and transport yourself to the lush South Pacific islands. Learn traditional hula and Tahitian ori dances with Spoke the Hub instructor and Polynesian cultural ambassador Kaina Quenga. Learn more »

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