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July 21, 2011 through August 21, 2011

10am-6pm Tuesday-Sunday, May 21-August 21.

The New York Botanical Garden


All Ages

$20; $18 students and seniors; $8 children ages 2-12; free children under 2

Event description: The New York Botanical Garden and the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) are co-hosts of this inaugural juried botanical art show, the first medal-awarding international exhibition in the United States. The show features 43 works depicting botanical specimens used as medicine, food, clothing, or shelter. The pieces were selected from an ASBA-record 258 entries from among artists representing 14 states and 8 countries. Esteemed international contemporary botanical art collector Dr. Shirley Sherwood chairs the award jury panel. An illustrated catalog is available. In the Arthur and Janet Ross Gallery through August 21.

Address: 2900 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-817-8700
Website: nybg.org/halloween

About The New York Botanical Garden

Standard hours: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: No

The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants located at Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road. It is easy to reach by Metro-North Railroad or subway. The Garden is open year-round, Tuesday through Sunday and Monday federal holidays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The best way to enjoy the Garden is with the All-Garden Pass, which includes admission to the grounds as well as to seasonal gardens, exhibitions, and attractions such as the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, Native Plant Garden, and Tram Tour. For ticket pricing, please check our Web site. For more information, please call 718.817.8700 or visit nybg.org. The New York Botanical Garden is located on property owned in full by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. A portion of the Garden’s general operating funds is provided by The New York City Council and The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Bronx Borough President and Bronx elected representatives in the City Council and State Legislature provide leadership funding.
Parking: Paid
Nearest public transportation stop: Subway stop; lines (Bedford Park Boulevard Station, B, D, 4)
Play area: Indoor and Outdoor
Party room: Yes

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