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Color in Motion Tuesday, April 16, 2024

 

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Dani Kiefer: Wild and Free Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Dani Kiefer: Wild and Free

April 16-June 22

Dani Kiefer is a teacher, graphic designer, illustrator and fine artist. She received a Bachelor of Arts in graphic design and photography from the University of Saint Francis in 1999. Upon graduation, she moved to Chicago and began designing exhibits and marketing materials for the Field Museum of Natural History. She continued her career in Chicago at the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Lincoln Park Zoo where her brand design for the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo was awarded first place by the American Association of Museums. She currently teaches part-time at Concordia Lutheran High School, leads art workshops in her home studio and designs communication materials and illustrations for a variety of clients. “I’m drawn to wildflowers. They thrive in the most unlikely of circumstances. They are strong, resilient, patient, trusting, wild and free.”

Mother's Day Plant Sale Friday, May 10, 2024

plant sale

Mother's Day in the Garden Saturday, May 11, 2024

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Mother's Day Plant Sale Saturday, May 11, 2024

plant sale

Mother's Day Plant Sale Sunday, May 12, 2024

plant sale

National Public Gardens Week Tuesday, May 14, 2024

National Public Gardens Week

Tuesday-Saturday, May 14-18, Public hours

All are invited to explore diverse plant collections while touring indoor and outdoor destinations at the Botanical Conservatory. As part of Fort Wayne’s downtown revitalization efforts since 1983, our mission is to “provide a unique botanical venue for quality public education and enjoyment.” Visit during National Public Gardens Week to learn, celebrate and discover all there is to see and do at your local public garden! Also take advantage of a special giveaway while supplies last. Regular admission fees apply.

Spring Bonsai Show Saturday, May 18, 2024

Spring Bonsai Show

Saturday, May 18, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Embrace peace and harmony while immersed in a bonsai display presented by the Fort Wayne Bonsai Club. Members are present and pleased to discuss this art form. For those who would like to cultivate tranquility at home, a selection of beginning bonsai specimen and pots are available for cashonly purchase. Show entry included with general admission.

Dani Keifer: Public Reception Sunday, May 19, 2024

Dani Kiefer: Public Reception:

May 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Dani Kiefer is a teacher, graphic designer, illustrator and fine artist. She received a Bachelor of Arts in graphic design and photography from the University of Saint Francis in 1999. Upon graduation, she moved to Chicago and began designing exhibits and marketing materials for the Field Museum of Natural History. She continued her career in Chicago at the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Lincoln Park Zoo where her brand design for the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo was awarded first place by the American Association of Museums. She currently teaches part-time at Concordia Lutheran High School, leads art workshops in her home studio and designs communication materials and illustrations for a variety of clients. “I’m drawn to wildflowers. They thrive in the most unlikely of circumstances. They are strong, resilient, patient, trusting, wild and free.”

Iris Flower Show Sunday, May 26, 2024

Iris Flower Show Sunday

May 26 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Revel in the beauty of showy spring blooms. Members of the Northeast Indiana Iris Society display a sublime array of prized blooms in various varieties. Be sure to vote for your favorite! Members are also happy to offer helpful growing advice. Show entry included with general admission.

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