Taiwan: A World of Orchids

TAIWAN: A WORLD OF ORCHIDS

Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11

Exhibition schedule varies; please check times below.

Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY).

***While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid at Garden entry. Admission April through October: Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.

See below for events and programs related to Taiwan . Check back for more details!

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FLOWER POWER PARTY: ORCHID

Thursday, August 8, 6 to 8pm
Join QBG for our Flower Power Parties, a once-a-month celebration of culture, flowers, and food! On Orchid Night, we are celebrating orchids and Taiwanese culture. Get a sneak peek at the Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit as you enjoy food and alcoholic beverages available for purchase, and create botanical crafts inspired by the exquisite beauty of orchids. Stay tuned for more details.

ORCHID EXHIBITION

Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, 9am to 5pm
Sunday, August 11, 9am to 4pm*
Included with Garden admission

Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY).

Note: Free hours are suspended on Sunday, August 11.
$15 parking rate in effect Saturday and Sunday.

*On Sunday, August 11, the exhibit closes at 4pm to dress up for the Post-Exhibit Sale at 4:30pm.

ORCHID ART ACTIVITIES

Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, 12 to 4pm
Included with Garden admission • Drop-in

Create botanical crafts inspired by the exquisite beauty of orchids.

EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP: ORCHIDS

Saturday, August 10, 11am to 1pm • $25 Member, $35 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)
Registration required: qbgorchidembroidery.eventbrite.com

Draw inspiration from current exhibit Taiwan: A World of Orchids and learn to embroider orchids onto fabric! Fiber artist, Soraya Navia (@sorayadesignsthings) will teach fundamental embroidery stitches and how to apply them to a customizable orchid pattern. Using needle and thread, students will complete a stitching sampler, learn tips and tricks, and embroider a frameable orchid plant. Beginners welcome; no experience necessary!

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: ORCHIDS

Saturday, August 10, 2 to 4pm • $20 Member, $30 Non-Member (includes Garden admission)
Registration required: qbgwatercolororchids2019.eventbrite.com

In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will use the Taiwan: A World of Orchids exhibit as inspiration.

POST-EXHIBIT ORCHID SALE

Sunday, August 11, 4:30 to 7pm ● Gift Shop ● While supplies last ● Prices vary

Take home one of the show’s beauties at our post-exhibit orchid show! The exhibit will close at 4pm to to dress up for the sale at 4:30pm!

Special thanks to Sponsors 

TECO-NY logoBIG

Pauline Huang, QBG Board Chair

United Orchids