Spotlight Series

Garden Giving Societies Spotlight Series

We are excited to take our Garden Giving Society members behind the scenes with a series of virtual events. These programs are designed exclusively for members of our Giving Societies, offering special access to places and people you might not normally encounter, deepening your connection to the mission of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Virtual presentations begin at 7:00 p.m.

Reservations required | (314) 577-5173, rsvp@mobot.org, or register online here

Wednesday, September 22 | Commitment to Conservation

Join Rebecca Sucher, Senior Manager of Living Collections, for a look at the Garden's innovative work to conserve plant diversity utilizing living collections and horticulture expertise.

Wednesday, October 20 | Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House Entomology Lab

Go behind the scenes in the new Entomology Lab! See the expanded workspace in which the Butterfly House entomology team cares for the invertebrate collection and creates an innovative interactive learning experience for guests.

Wednesday, November 17 | Journey to Well-Being

The Journey to Well-Being is an intentional walking program, designed by Jeanne Carbonne, Supervisor Therapeutic Horticulture, to aid participants in experiencing the calming, restorative powers of nature.

View past Spotlight Series Programs:

Spotlight on the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center | September 2020

Spotlight on Teahouse Island | October 2020

Spotlight on the Climatron | November 2020

Spotlight on the Orchid Range | January 2021

Spotlight on the Herbarium | February 2021

Spotlight on Shaw Nature Reserve | March 2021

Spotlight on Dr. Peter H. Raven | April 2021

Spotlight on the Oertli Family Hardy Plant Nursery | May 2021

Spotlight on the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center Landscape Design | June 2021

Spotlight on the Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum | July 2021

Spotlight Subjects

Commitment to Conservation with Rebecca Sucher

Commitment to Conservation with Rebecca Sucher

Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House Entomology Lab

Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House Entomology Lab

Journey to Well-Being

Journey to Well-Being