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A framed painting of an urban garden placed in front of a screened window looking out on a pine forest

November 17, 2019

SIDE WALK: Paintings Drawings and Prints by Alina Josan (Gallery Hours)

Between 12pm and 4pm, gallery hours will be open for SIDE WALK: Paintings, Drawings and Prints by Alina Josan. The artist will be in attendance throughout for questions and conversation. Not able to make it during this time slot? Please contact zwebber@bartramsgarden.org to make special arrangements. This event will take place in a space that is accessible via wheelchair. ADA accessible bathrooms will be available nearby, as well. We’re happy to make accommodations for guests with mobility limitations. Large portions…

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Locust Leaves in the foreground. In the background and out-of-focus, a man raises his glass to a DJ who is obscured by leaves.

November 21, 2019 | , , ,

Vibrations: Sight Beyond Sound / Osagie

5pm-9pm Depending on the weather, we’ll either be outdoors in the Bartram’s Garden Meadow or inside the Barn. 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…

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A glass lib atop a white marble table. A wooden honey dripper rest in the lid and a generous amount of partially crystallized honey fills most of the lid.

November 21, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Herbal Electuary & Lozenges (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

This event has sold out, but you can browse upcoming Make + Take Workshops here.    6pm-8pm Seasonal changes can trigger uncomfortable allergies and lead to nasal and sinus congestion. Simple herbal remedies offer an effective way to help alleviate these symptoms. We will discuss medicinal herb profiles for chamomile, rosemary, meadow sweet, willow bark, peppermint, licorice, dandelion, marshmallow and elecampane and learn a process for preparing herbal lozenges! You’ll create an electuary of your own to take home with you,…

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A close up of hand-dyed polka-dotted fabric

November 23, 2019 | , , ,

Make + Take: Natural Dyes Workshop (2019)

This event has sold out, but you can browse upcoming Make + Take Workshops here.  11am to 1pm Get lost in a seductive sea of natural dye. In this workshop you will learn how to create unique fabric and yarn using the natural dyeing processes. You will make a dye bath as well as Shibori resist techniques to create unique patterns with this or any other dyes. Your new skills can be used to make your own fabric, yarn or over…

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November 24, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Calendula Ointment (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

This event has sold out, but you can browse upcoming Make + Take Workshops here.  1pm-3pm Anytime is a good time to make calendula ointment! No first aid kit should be without this super all-purpose ointment on a budget. We’ll discuss the energetics and properties of calendula and rosemary. You’ll learn techniques for making your own medicinal ointments– including infusion, melting and cooling– and you’ll leave this hands-on workshop with a soft first aid herbal ointment that works wonderfully for wounds,…

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A view from inside the Bartram House, in the white-walled conservatory, looking toward a yellow door, beside a sunny window with a wooden bench in front of it

December 1, 2019 | , , , ,

Holiday Card-Making in the Bartram House (2019)

A designated National Historic Landmark, the Bartram House sits watch over the historic core of Bartram’s Garden. Enjoy the holiday season with a tour of this unique and artful work of architecture, and be inspired to create handcrafted stationery within the respite of John Bartram’s cozy farmhouse. Teaching artist Heather Rinehart approaches fine art through her love of science and history. She has a professional background in illustration and design and a deep interest in nature and storytelling, offering her…

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A couple peices of clean, fresh ginger root against a white background

December 3, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Ginger Muscle Relief Ointment (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop.)

6pm-8pm Learn how to use food as medicine like our ancestors did and create a plant-powered warming ginger muscle relief ointment to take home with you. This soft herbal ointment works wonderfully for all types of muscle aches, pains, arthritis, bruises and even nerve pain! We will discuss topical uses of ginger, cayenne and turmeric and learn plant specific energetics, origin, beneficial properties. You’ll learn two herbal infusion methods to create oils of herbs, use a “makeshift double boiler” method…

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December 5, 2019 | , , , , , , , , ,

Make + Take: Tinctures & Tonics (Urban Medicine Cabinet Workshop)

6pm-8pm You can start building your own home apothecary by creating a basic herbal tincture that you can take home and use to treat symptoms of seasonal allergies and other ailments. We’ll discuss the specific energetics, origin, beneficial properties and uses of both nettle and dandelion. You will learn maceration techniques to create safe grain alcohol-based preparations with vodka and brandy. We’ll also discuss ways to incorporate tinctures and tonics into busy lifestyles. This event will take place in a…

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Over dark wood, the words Handmade Holidays and Greens Sale

December 7, 2019 | , ,

HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: Green Sale & Market (2019)

Deck the halls with our beautiful selection of decorated and undecorated wreaths, centerpieces, fresh evergreens and more! Enjoy seasonal music, stocking stuffers, and refreshments at our annual Greens Sale, and visit our Holiday Marketplace vendors and the Welcome Center shop for great gift ideas. Purchase ornamental greens and roping to create your own decorations for the holiday season while also supporting the Garden! Member Preview Breakfast: 9am – 10:30am at the Courtyard & Barn Sale opens to the public at 10am…

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