March 5 – September 5
Brookgreen Gardens will host 12 larger-than-life LEGO® brick sculpture installations in its Native Wildlife Zoo. Created by Sean Kenney, renowned artist and children’s author, “Nature Connects” is an award winning exhibit currently touring the country. Made from almost a half million LEGO® bricks, the sculptures bring nature to life with a 6-foot tall hummingbird hovering over a trumpet flower, a deer family made from 48,000 bricks, a giant tortoise, a 7-foot long giant dragonfly, and more. The exhibit will be open daily and is included in garden admission. More information..

Butterfly House Open Daily
Whispering Wings Butterfly Experience

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.

Selected Works by Rainey Master Sculptors, 2014-2016
May 7 – July 24

The sculpture of Brookgreen Gardens’ 2014-2016 Sculptors in Residence in the Anne Edens Rainey Master Sculptor Program will be showcased in this exhibition – 2014: Jim Licaretz, FNSS (Philadelphia, PA); 2015: Heidi Wastweet (Albany, CA) and T. D. Kelsey, FNSS (Guthrie, TX); 2016: Peter Rubino (Monroe, NC) and Christopher Smith, FNSS (Philadelphia, PA)

Art Festival
June 4 & 5

Our two-day event Art Festival (9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) provides an opportunity to talk with local and regional artists and authors. Brookgreen invites selected artists and authors to sell their works, meet with visitors and give demonstrations. The festival is free with garden admission. More information.

Gullah Program
1 p.m. Wednesdays in June

Ron Daise, Vice-president for Creative Education and Gullah descendant, will present an entertaining and informative program about the culture, food, language, and history of the Gullah Geechee people. The program will be in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission.

Cool Summer Evenings
Wednesday - Friday, June 8 - August 5

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.

Camp Brookgreen
Camp Brookgreen provides one-week 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. Call 843-235-6049  or Click Here for more information.

 

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