Golden Gate Park is about to get smelly. This month, we’re keeping a close eye out on a soon to bloom Amorphophallus titanum, commonly known as the Corpse Flower.
Currently on display in our West Gallery, come visit for an early look, and watch this space for more updates. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to be the first to know about the plant’s progress, from bloom to stink.
Photo Credit: Terra the Titan 2017, Richard Tauber
Save the Date: Dracula Ball
The Conservatory’s fall benefit event, the Dracula Ball is scheduled for October 18. Last year’s magical event was splendidly magnificent, full of sensual experiences, from poetry to opera to chocolate and perfumery.
We are actively seeking event sponsors – contact Samantha Smart Merritt, Chief Development Officer for more information..
Flower Piano at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Don’t miss the magic at Flower Piano where music, nature, and community unite from July 5-16 as SFBG transforms into an alfresco concert hall where everyone’s invited to play and listen.
Plus get tickets now for NightGarden Piano—July 12-14—when beautifully lit pathways will lead to pianos aglow with performances and open pianos to play!
Botanicals and Brews: Sonoma Springs & Benoit Casper
Friday, July 20 | 6:30pm–11:30pm
Grab the crew for a tropical beer garden, complimentary craft brew included. You’ve never experienced a beer garden like this before.
Murder at the Conservatory
A Victorian Murder Mystery
Friday, July 27 | 7:00pm–10:00 pm
Only two dates remain to solve a murder mystery set in the turn of the 20th century. Think you have the chops to help Detective Burdock Loames crack his case?