ANNOUNCEMENTS

Due to the heat, Butterflies & Blooms will be closed at 12 pm today and will repoen tomorrow (Monday, August 10) at 10 am. The Garden is open 9 am-8 pm daily (except Thursdays, 9 am-4:30 pm) through August 31. Garden grounds are open, but access to buildings is limited. See details below.

Calendar

Aug
10
Mon
Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

June 1–August 31

July 4 | 6 pm closure with limited programs

Butterflies & Blooms | 10 am–5 pm

A live butterfly experience showcasing pollinators across North America and the plants they love.

Butterfly Feeding | 10 am–5 pm

Receive a feeding stick dipped with a tasty butterfly treat. Donations accepted.

Learning Lab | 10 am–5 pm

Near the butterfly house. Transform into a scientist and uncover pollinator wonders.

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Boxes placed throughout the Garden containing games and activities for kids.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

CANCELED: Plein Air Painting @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: 2–Day Workshop: $110/Garden Member; $128/General Public
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment. 

2-Day Workshop: Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11

Susan Anderson, Professional Plein Air Artist

Learn the basics of plein air painting. This workshop covers set-up, thumbnail sketches, composition, color mixing using a limited palette, blocking in of shapes, color temperature and light and shadow patterns. Prior oil painting experience preferred.

Each morning will start with a demo. Students will then paint in the garden areas and receive individual attention. Students will create plein air studies using smaller panels that can be used as reference material for creating a larger studio painting.

Plein air painting is the fastest growing area of art happening across the globe.

There are more plein air painters now than ever before. Art lovers and art buyers are also taking up plein air painting. If you enjoy painting and also love being outdoors this is an opportunity to do both in our beautiful Garden.

Be sure to check out the Supply List to be best prepared for class. No supplies are included.

Susan Anderson Fine Art: Susan is an award winning artist who enjoys plein air painting in Wisconsin during the summers.

Please register by Noon on Friday, August 7.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Butterflies & Blooms: North American Edition @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 1: Open to Members
June 8: Open to General Public

A live butterfly experience showing pollinators across North America and the plants they love in a stunning interactive butterfly house.

View Exhibit Details

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Express Garden Tour @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Mondays, June 1–August 31

family

Enhance your next visit with an hour long, guided tour through Green Bay Botanical Garden! Trained guides will share stories about the Garden and its special features. Then, stop by to see our summer exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms!

Tours are on a first come, first served basis, up to 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more, please inquire about our Group Tour opportunities.

Group Tours

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

 

Aug
11
Tue
Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

June 1–August 31

July 4 | 6 pm closure with limited programs

Butterflies & Blooms | 10 am–5 pm

A live butterfly experience showcasing pollinators across North America and the plants they love.

Butterfly Feeding | 10 am–5 pm

Receive a feeding stick dipped with a tasty butterfly treat. Donations accepted.

Learning Lab | 10 am–5 pm

Near the butterfly house. Transform into a scientist and uncover pollinator wonders.

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Boxes placed throughout the Garden containing games and activities for kids.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

CANCELED: Plein Air Painting @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: 2–Day Workshop: $110/Garden Member; $128/General Public
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment. 

2-Day Workshop: Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11

Susan Anderson, Professional Plein Air Artist

Learn the basics of plein air painting. This workshop covers set-up, thumbnail sketches, composition, color mixing using a limited palette, blocking in of shapes, color temperature and light and shadow patterns. Prior oil painting experience preferred.

Each morning will start with a demo. Students will then paint in the garden areas and receive individual attention. Students will create plein air studies using smaller panels that can be used as reference material for creating a larger studio painting.

Plein air painting is the fastest growing area of art happening across the globe.

There are more plein air painters now than ever before. Art lovers and art buyers are also taking up plein air painting. If you enjoy painting and also love being outdoors this is an opportunity to do both in our beautiful Garden.

Be sure to check out the Supply List to be best prepared for class. No supplies are included.

Susan Anderson Fine Art: Susan is an award winning artist who enjoys plein air painting in Wisconsin during the summers.

Please register by Noon on Friday, August 7.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

FULL: Day Camp: Herbal Adventures – Session 1 (Ages 6-9) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $35/Garden Member; $40/General Public; One Session: $15
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

making herb scrubThis camp is full. To be added to the waiting list, please sign up here.

Herbal Adventures

Spend a day indulging your senses! Explore the herb garden as we collect plants to create edible, drinkable and usable herb concoctions. Plant an herb container to take home.

$35/Garden Member; $45/General Public
Register by August 4.

Session 1: Ages 6–9 
August 11 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm

Registration required. 

Registration Information

Summer Camp Guidelines
Camp Medical Authorization Form

Presented in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Contact Us

For more information about Camp GBBG, contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Cancelation Policy

Cancelations can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the start of camp.  A $10 administrative fee is charged for all cancellations, the remainder will be refunded to you. No cancelations or refunds are available with less than two weeks notice. If camper must cancel for medical reasons, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 107.

Butterflies & Blooms: North American Edition @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 1: Open to Members
June 8: Open to General Public

A live butterfly experience showing pollinators across North America and the plants they love in a stunning interactive butterfly house.

View Exhibit Details

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, June 16–August 25

Take a break in the Matthew Schmidt Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be canceled.

2020 Topics TBA

Contact Us

For more information, contact Kelle Hartman, Children & Family Educator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Aug
12
Wed
Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

June 1–August 31

July 4 | 6 pm closure with limited programs

Butterflies & Blooms | 10 am–5 pm

A live butterfly experience showcasing pollinators across North America and the plants they love.

Butterfly Feeding | 10 am–5 pm

Receive a feeding stick dipped with a tasty butterfly treat. Donations accepted.

Learning Lab | 10 am–5 pm

Near the butterfly house. Transform into a scientist and uncover pollinator wonders.

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Boxes placed throughout the Garden containing games and activities for kids.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.