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 visitors may observe the transformation from chrysalis to adult butterflies. The exhibit is open daily through October. Tickets are $3 - adults and $2 - children for a 30 minute timed visit in addition to garden admission.

Gullah Geechee Program Series
1 p.m. Wednesdays, June - September 6, 13, 20 & 27

Join Ron Daise, Brookgreen's Vice-President for Creative Education, author, and historian and learn about the people, language, and culture of the Gullah Geechee people whose ancestors were enslaved from West Africa and brought here to work on plantations. The program is in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission.

The Music of Motown

September 7, 8, 9 & 10th


**We are SOLD OUT for all shows**

For six years now Brookgreen Gardens has partnered with Blue Eyed Theatrical for an annual outdoor tribute concert that has become one of the region's premiere entertainment events of the summer. Now in 2017 Brookgreen Gardens is please to welcome The Music of Motown, featuring the greatest hits from a music revolution that defined a generation. The new show, featuring four nationally renowned singers and a live band of extraordinary musicians, will include the hits of the Temptations, The Jackson 5, The Supremes, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, The Commodores and many, many more.

Ticketing info:

Music of Motown (http://www.brookgreen.org/MusicofMotown.html)

9/7, 9/8, 9/9, & 9/10/17

Gates open at 6:00pm; Concert starts at 7:30pm. 

General admission seating, first come first served


Members:  $30.00

Non-Members:  35.00


August 5– October 29
National Sculpture Society 84th Annual Awards Exhibition

The annual juried exhibition of the National Sculpture Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, presents the work of masters alongside rising stars in American sculpture. Fifteen awards are presented by the Society along with the popular People’s Choice Award, determined by votes of visitors to Brookgreen Gardens. This exhibit is on display in both galleries and is free with garden admission.

Members Plant Sale
Saturday, September 23

Join us for our annual Member-Only Plant Sale, a one-stop horticulture shopping experience. Garden volunteers and horticulturists will be on hand to answer questions, assist in plant selections, and offer advice at the Lachicotte Horticulture Complex-Greenhouse from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. It is best to arrive early, as plant selections can go fast.

A partial listing of plants that will be available is here.

Sculpture Talk
September 30

The public is invited to a public talk/powerpoint by Sculptor in Residence Ken Smith at the Lowcountry Center Auditiorium. The program is at 3 pm and is free with garden admission.

Brookgreen's Homeschool Explorers

Thursday, September 21 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for our themed-monthly program that will engage students as they learn about art, nature and history. Each program often incorporates a guided tour, experiments and live animal interactions. Activities are standards-based. Every program ends with a fun make-and-take craft. September's theme will be Animal Adaptations. Students will tour our Zoo while learning about physical and behavior adaptations of our native animals and how they help them survive in their habitat. Enjoy an experiment and a craft. Advanced registration is required. Click here for form.

Brew at the Zoo
5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, September 23

This craft beer tasting will feature over 30 regional and national selections and offers a rare opportunity after-hours to see Brookgreen’s Native Wildlife Zoo. Guests receive a signature tasting glass and enjoy a silent auction hosted by The Friends of Brookgreen Gardens. Food and wine are available for purchase. To purchase tickets, please go to: http://www.brookgreen.org/BrewattheZoo.html Members are $35, Non-Members are $40 and Designated Driver's are $15.