15th Annual WPA Garden Heritage Celebration
Norfolk Botanical Garden is Celebrating 85 yearsDate/Time
Sunday, September 17
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We are honored to have Abra Lee as our keynote speaker!
She is a storyteller and author of the forthcoming book “Conquer The Soil: Black America and the Untold Stories of Our Country’s Gardeners, Farmers, and Growers.”
DUE TO THE GARDEN OF TOMORROW CONSTRUCTION WITH LIMITED PARKING,
THE GARDEN IS REQUIRING ALL VISITORS TO RESERVE A TIMED-ENTRY-TICKET
(INCLUDING NBG MEMBERS- YOUR TICKET IS FREE)
The Garden is offering complimentary admission from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
reserves your parking space and ARRIVAL time. Stay and enjoy the Garden.
By reserving your ticket, you will have a much better experience and so will others.
– SOLD OUT –
Music Performances by:
Gary Garlic performance is provide by our community partners: Arts for Learning, Virginia African American Cultural Center, Virginia Tourism Corporation, Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.
Floral Arrangements Sponsored by:
Mermaid City Flowers
Mermaid City Flowers is a specialty cut flower urban microfarm and design studio in Norfolk, Virginia.
Here at NBG we believe art and nature go hand in hand and we’re excited to bring the community together for this special exhibit. We are looking for artists of color that have current works or are willing to create art specifically for this show.
Rhythms of The Land Screening
*more details coming soon
Rhythms of the Land is a valentine to generations of Black farmers in the United States from the enslavement period to the present, whose intense love of the land and dedication to community enabled them to survive against overwhelming odds.
-Rhythms of the Land