The Missouri Botanical Garden welcomes all to join us on Monday, June 19 in honor of Juneteenth.
Visitors can spend a restful and restorative day in the Garden and partake in special activities planned for the day, all included with Garden admission.
- Chef Lavinia McCoy of Gourmet Soul will present a special cooking demonstration.
- The Garden will share an interpretive visitor guide highlighting significant contributions of African Americans to advance botanical science throughout history. The guide will also offer opportunities for onsite exploration at the Garden, self-reflection, nature journaling, and meditation.
- Visitors are invited to explore the George Washington Carver Garden, dedicated to Missouri-native scientist Dr. George Washington Carver who greatly influenced 19th and 20th century agriculture and education.
- Experts from the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House will be on site from 9 to 11:30 a.m. to highlight Black individuals who have made an impact in the field of entomology.