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Painting of wild turkey in front of red bushes

May 31, 2020 | , ,

Family Art Workshop on Instragram: The Art of Birds (2020)

Explore birds from a creative point of view. Join us online to learn techniques for drawing birds used by professionals and create some bird art of your own. All ages and levels of experience are welcome!    Please join us for this class for FREE over Bartram’s Garden’s Instagram Live. As the situation with COVID19 continues to evolve, all on-site public programming at Bartram’s Garden is canceled until further notice. Even though our grounds remain open, we ask that you…

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shot from a rowboat, this picture looks over the side and north along the Schuylkill River toward Center in twilight.

June 4, 2020 | , , , , ,

(CANCELLED) June Moonlight Rowboating (2020)

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River as the sun set and the moon appears above the city skyline. Venture out onto the water in illuminated skiffs built by Philly youth, partake in a variety of delicious refreshments, and move to…

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blue and purple banner with illustration of clapperboard, reading Family Outdoor Movie Night at Bartram's Garden

June 5, 2020 | , , ,

Family Outdoor Movie Night – June

Film TBD! Check back for more info. Movie 8:30 – 10:30pm with Sunset Bike Ride from 7:30 – 8:30pm Bike ride info: Sunset Bike Ride Join us on the Ginkgo Lawn after sundown for a free screening of a family friendly film. Visit our free refreshment stand to grab some popcorn and lemonade to enjoy while you watch the movie. You are welcome to bring a picnic if you like, too! Bring your own blanket for lawn seating and get…

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June 7, 2020 | , ,

Cancelled for 2020: Brown Brainy Brilliant Book Festival

As the situation with COVID19 continues to evolve, this public program has been canceled with the hope and expectation that it will find a home in the garden next year. We will assess future programming on a rolling basis. In the meantime, please follow our social media channels for information on live-streams and online workshops.  The historic house and garden are closed per state requirement, however the public park and recreational trail are open for walking, biking, jogging, and operating a wheelchair. Do…

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Peeking through trees across the Schuylkill River as the sun rises

June 21, 2020 | , , ,

Solstice: Sunrise and Noon Ceremonies

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info We are inviting the general public to come to celebrate the June solstice with a sunrise ceremony at dawn followed by a dance celebration…

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Glitchy abstract image with lines of light radiating from the center, over top is the Bartram's logo and the words VIBRATIONS BY OSAGIE

June 25, 2020 | , , ,

VIBRATIONS IG LIVESTREAM (June 2020) ~ MELANIE CHARLES ~ DJ OSAGIE

This concert will be taking place as a FREE livestream event on our Instagram page! To navigate to our instagram page and access the stream on June 25th, please click here. Though the garden is currently open to visitors, we are not currently offering in-person public events. Questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out. You can also learn more about Bartam’s Garden’s overall response to COVID-19 here.   VIBRATIONS continues in a quest to unite talented artists from Philly & beyond. DJ…

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shot from a rowboat, this picture looks over the side and north along the Schuylkill River toward Center in twilight.

July 2, 2020 | , , , , ,

July Moonlight Rowboating (2020)

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River as the sun set and the moon appears above the city skyline. Venture out onto the water…

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blue and purple banner with illustration of clapperboard, reading Family Outdoor Movie Night at Bartram's Garden

July 10, 2020 | , , ,

Family Outdoor Movie Night – July

Film TBD! Check back for more info. Movie 8:30 – 10:30pm with Sunset Bike Ride from 7:30 – 8:30pm Bike ride info: Sunset Bike Ride Join us on the Ginkgo Lawn after sundown for a free screening of a family friendly film. Visit our free refreshment stand to grab some popcorn and lemonade to enjoy while you watch the movie. You are welcome to bring a picnic if you like, too! Bring your own blanket for lawn seating and get…

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Glitchy abstract image with lines of light radiating from the center, over top is the Bartram's logo and the words VIBRATIONS BY OSAGIE

July 23, 2020 | , , ,

July ~ VIBRATIONS ~ (2020)

  VIBRATIONS continues in a quest to unite talented artists from Philly & beyond. DJ Osagie’s bringing in new, rising, and established artists of color from New York City, Atlanta, and elsewhere to share their art with Philadelphia’s own artists and audience. Build connections; meet the scene; get inspired.    Delicious and refreshing beverages will be available throughout the evening PLUS authentic Caribbean fare from the Jerk Chicken Man himself!   5pm-9pm outdoors in the Bartram’s Garden Meadow. (Rain location:…

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