Archive | March, 2016

Orchid Events

orchids: A MOMENT January 14 – May 14, 2017
Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC
The Smithsonian Gardens and United States Botanic Garden 2017 Orchid Exhibition, showcases over 100 orchids in a limited-time display amidst the Hirshhorn’s unique architecture. Selected from the collections of both Smithsonian Gardens and the U.S. Botanic Garden, these stunning blooms are presented as colorful time-based installations, constantly changing throughout the exhibition’s four-month run. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy the exotic assemblage as a whole as well as each orchid as it stands in that moment, and return again and again to enjoy the display as it evolves. Experience your own moment knowing there will never be another one exactly like it. Details
Check out past exhibits!

Orchid Daze February 11 – April 9, 2017
Atlanta Botanical Garden Atlanta, GA
Explore the world of America’s favorite plant during the annual Orchid Daze exhibition celebrating thousands of beautiful blossoms. Step inside the tropical warmth of the largest orchid center in the United States for a special exhibition of thousands of gorgeous orchids. Details

2017 Native Orchid Conference – June 4-8
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The 2017 Native Orchid Conference will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at the confluence of three major ecozones: prairie, boreal plain, and boreal shield creating a regional orchid hotspot. The area is home to more than 36 different species of native orchids and field trips will be led by the Native Orchid Conservation Inc. (NOCI) a Winnipeg-based nonprofit organization founded to foster an awareness of, and protect, unique ecosystems and their plant communities.
Registration will be limited to the first 100 people. All registration must be done by mail and a form is available online or by request. There will not be any registration at the door. The annual conference is the chance to socialize with old friends and make new ones with endless photography opportunities. Details