General Admission

For ease and convenience, you may buy your tickets online in advance. Admission tickets are good for a single day's use within thirty consecutive days of date of purchase. Tickets are void after thirty days.

Receiving Your Tickets

Your ticket(s) will be emailed to the email address you provide. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or bulk folder. When attending, you must either present copies of your tickets printed from your email or show the tickets from your email on a phone or tablet to the staff at Phipps' front Admissions desk before proceeding up the stairs.

Members, please visit the Guest Services desk and present your membership card to receive your free admission benefits. Additional tickets can be purchased online or during your visit.


Guided Open Studio

Gardening in the Shade

Introduction to the History of Floral Design

Bow Making

Botanical Field Sketching/Studies

Floral Morphology

Bulbs: Planting and Care

Make Your Own Terrarium

Organic Lawn Care: Fall Maintenance

Saturday Plant Identification Walks

The Garden of Good and Evil

Botanical Drawing II

Garden Knots

Introduction to Orchids

Little Sprouts

Kids' Night Out

Peek Behind The Petals

PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING: Existing members must click "Sign In" and "Click here to register" to create a new account when using the online registration system for the first time. 

If you forget your password, click "Sign In" and use the "Forgot your password?" link; if you do not receive an email within an hour, please proceed with creating a new registration.

Please complete the form below to sign up for our Sat., Sept. 14 Peek Behind the Petals event. When including the number of adults and children in your party, note that admission will be granted as follows:

• Student and Senior Citizen or Individual membership admits the cardholder only;

• Dual membership admits up to two people, including at least one cardholder;

• Family/Household and Grandparents memberships admit up to two adults and four children, including at least one cardholder;

• Family/Household PLUS and Supporting memberships admit up to three adults and four children, including at least one cardholder; and

• Sustaining memberships and above admit up to three adults, four children and one additional guest, including at least one cardholder.

This is a members only event. You must sign in to verify your eligibility.

Botanical Drawing I: Foundations

Native Plant and Sustainability Conference

Homeschool Programs

Landscape Design I: Overview and Design Preparation

Ceremony and Sympathy

Colored Pencil II: Applications

Bonsai Workshops

Developing Foreshortening and Perspective Botanical Drawing Skills

Science Communication Workshop

As part of a dedicated effort to break down barriers between the scientific community and the public, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is offering a science communication workshop to graduate students and other professionals in STEM. The program includes the opportunity to return to Phipps to share your work with our guests.

Registration for the Science Communication Fellowship is $25. Please complete the questions that follow to submit your application. Applications must be completed by Mon., March 19.

Questions? Please contact Maria Wheeler-Dubas at or 412/622-6915, ext. 3220. 

Gorgeous Greens in Watercolor

Vegetarian Indian Series

Culinary Workshops

Floral Design Showcase


Capture the Light Mosaics

Fermentation Series

Tour of Italy: Regional Cuisines

Authentic Chinese Cuisine at Home

Salsa Still Life

September Stormwater Series

Basic Horticulture

Advanced Integrated Pest Management

Native Woody Plants and Their Uses in the Landscape

Native Plant Design for Small Yards

Native Herbaceous Plants and Their Uses in the Landscape

Advanced Floral Design

Fall Dried Wreath Workshop

Designer's Challenge

Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Autumn Gourds in Watercolor

Pen and Ink II, III and IV

Houseplant Bootcamp

Fall Gardening: Season Extension

Papermaking for All Occasions

Healthy Soil for the Vegetable Garden

Door Charm

Create Your Own Kokedama

Herbs from the Witch's Garden

Paper Making: Holiday Card

Gluten Free Baking Series

Ground Covers and Vines

Perfect Pairings

Tickets are $125 per person, which includes all food and drink, and can be reserved online or by contacting us at 412/651-5281 or rsvp@phipps.conservatory.orgReservations are recorded electronically; no tickets will be mailed.