"Ribbit the Exhibit"
"Ribbit The Exhibit" is a remarkable traveling collection of larger-than-life, copper frogs taking part in a variety of activities, including playing instruments, catching butterflies, and meditating on a lily pad. Sculpted by artist, J.A. Cobb, these captivating whimsical sculptures are on display from April 1 to July 9, 2017 and are included in garden admission.
Butterfly House Open Daily
This seasonal exhibit features a lush garden filled with tropical plants where hundreds of butterflies soar through the air. Whispering Wings contains a pupae emergence room where you can observe the transformation from chrysalis to adult butterflies. The exhibit is open daily. Tickets are $3 - adults and $2 - children in addition to garden admission for a 30-minute timed visit.
Cool Summer Evenings
Wednesday - Friday, June 14 - August 11
After a day at the beach, visit the gardens in the cool of the evening and enjoy concerts, kids programs, and dinner in the Pavilion Restaurant. Entertainment and programs are included in garden admission. Creek Cruises are $8 in addition to admission.
May 27 – July 23
"Recent Acquisitions, 2014-2016"
This exhibit will feature works by Stanley Bleifeld (1924-2011), Marion Roller (1916 -2012), and Domenico Facci (1916-1994), all of whom are represented by multiple sculptures in the Brookgreen Gardens collection. It will also include medallic art by important sculptors in this specialized field which has been an acquisition focus in recent years. The exhibit is free with garden admission.
Brookgreen Gardens 86th Anniversary
Lecture by Robin Salmon, Vice-President of Art and Historical Collections at Brookgreen Gardens,will give a talk at 3 pm in the Lowcountry Auditorium. It is free with garden admission.
Gullah Geechee Program Series
July 5, 12, 19 & 26
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, presents “Gullah Geechee Skrent (Strength)” Wednesdays at 1 p.m., in the Lowcountry Center Auditorium. The 50-minute interactive program informs about values and qualities that are inherent to Gullah Geechee heritage, as relayed through songs, poetry, excerpts from cultural writings, and personal insights. The program is free with garden admission.
Week-long camp provides activities with an emphasis on connections to the natural world, animals, and art. Summer fun and educational enrichment at Brookgreen Gardens include hands-on activities, zoo and garden exploration, live animal encounters, crafts, games, stories, projects and more. Sessions are for rising K - 12th graders. Call 843-235-6049 for more information.