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Free Admission to both campuses, year-round.

Discounts on purchases in The Garden Shop, class fees and special events in the Gardens.

Members-only Previews of select exhibitions.

Reciprocity to museums and gardens throughout North America.

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Exhibitions
at Selby Gardens

The Florida Highwaymen: Interstate Connections

The Florida Highwaymen: Interstate Connections

On view July 20 – September 15, 2024 Downtown Sarasota campus The Museum of Botany & the Arts Our Summer Learn More
Yayoi Kusama: A Letter to Georgia O'Keeffe

Yayoi Kusama: A Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe

Jean & Alfred Goldstein Exhibition Series On view February 11 – June 30, 2024 Downtown Sarasota campus Tropical Conservatory, Gardens, Learn More
Clyde Butcher: Nature Through the Lens

Clyde Butcher: Nature Through the Lens

On view November 11, 2023 – August 31, 2024 Historic Spanish Point campus Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 Learn More
Artist in Residence: Patti Smith

Artist in Residence: Patti Smith

Global Icon Will Return to Selby Gardens in 2023 and 2024Writer, performer, and visual artist Patti Smith has been named Learn More
Roy Lichtenstein: Monet's Garden Goes Pop!

Past Exhibits at Selby Gardens

Jean and Alfred Goldstein Exhibition SeriesBegun in 2015, this immersive exhibition series examines master artists and their relationships to nature Learn More
Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica

Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica

Explore the natural wonders of the tropical rainforest as depicted on the handcrafted masks of the Indigenous artists of Boruca, Learn More

Calendar of Events

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November 2023

Clyde Butcher: Nature Through the Lens

On view November 11, 2023 – August 31, 2024 Historic Spanish Point campus, Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Selby Gardens is delighted to present the extraordinary imagery of photographer and conservationist Clyde Butcher throughout the grounds of the Historic Spanish Point campus. Large-scale prints on aluminum of Butcher’s beautiful photographs of plants, […] ...
11 Nov - 31 Aug
All Day
Historic Spanish Point Campus
February 2024

2024 Jean & Alfred Goldstein Exhibition – Yayoi Kusama: A Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe

In the mid-1950s, Yayoi Kusama was a young artist living in Japan, where her future was very uncertain. Seeking advice from a more established female artist, Kusama wrote to Georgia O’Keeffe, whose work she greatly admired but whom she had never met. To Kusama’s surprise, O’Keeffe responded, thus establishing a correspondence that gave the young […] ...
11 Feb - 30 Jun
All Day
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
June 2024

Yoga in the Gardens

Treat yourself to a peaceful mind/body yoga experience at the beautiful Selby Garden Downtown Sarasota campus. This class will focus on alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation. Open to all ages/skill levels. Recommended supplies: water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes, towel, or yoga mat. Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start time. […] ...
22 Jun
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Yoga in the Gardens

Treat yourself to a peaceful mind/body yoga experience at the beautiful Selby Garden Downtown Sarasota campus. This class will focus on alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation. Open to all ages/skill levels. Recommended supplies: water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes, towel, or yoga mat. Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start time. […] ...
26 Jun
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Virtual 50th Anniversary Briefing: The History of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

How did a longtime waterfront homeowner change the future of Sarasota, and advance the science of botany around the world?  Learn all this and more, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.  This program will span five decades from Marie Selby’s original vision for a sanctuary on Sarasota Bay, to the […] ...
26 Jun
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VIRTUAL LECTURE

Yoga in the Gardens

Treat yourself to a peaceful mind/body yoga experience at the beautiful Selby Garden Downtown Sarasota campus. This class will focus on alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation. Open to all ages/skill levels. Recommended supplies: water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes, towel, or yoga mat. Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start time. […] ...
29 Jun
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
July 2024

Fourth of July All-American Cookout

Don’t miss one of Selby Gardens’ most beloved summer traditions! Celebrate Independence Day at our annual Fourth of July All-American Cookout. Savor All-American favorites (available for purchase) from the Michael’s on East Grill, Uncle Dave’s Popcorn, The Purple Belle Ice Cream Truck, and Kona Ice. Enjoy family-friendly activities and games on the Great Lawn, and […] ...
04 Jul
Featured Event
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Yoga in the Gardens

Treat yourself to a peaceful mind/body yoga experience at the beautiful Selby Garden Downtown Sarasota campus. This class will focus on alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation. Open to all ages/skill levels. Recommended supplies: water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes, towel, or yoga mat. Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start time. […] ...
06 Jul
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Bubbles Under the Banyans – Featuring Spheres Bubble Show with Blaise Ryndes

Bubble artist Blaise Ryndes will blow guests away with his immersive Spheres Bubble Show under the banyans. Join us on the first three Saturdays in July (July 6, 13, 20 & 27) from 10 a.m. to noon for a comedic and mysterious fusion of art, science, and magic that the whole family will enjoy! Blaise […] ...
06 Jul
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Yoga in the Gardens

Treat yourself to a peaceful mind/body yoga experience at the beautiful Selby Garden Downtown Sarasota campus. This class will focus on alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation. Open to all ages/skill levels. Recommended supplies: water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes, towel, or yoga mat. Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start time. […] ...
10 Jul
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Yoga in the Gardens

Treat yourself to a peaceful mind/body yoga experience at the beautiful Selby Garden Downtown Sarasota campus. This class will focus on alignment, breathing techniques, and relaxation. Open to all ages/skill levels. Recommended supplies: water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes, towel, or yoga mat. Please arrive at the Welcome Center at 9:15 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. start time. […] ...
13 Jul
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Bubbles Under the Banyans – Featuring Spheres Bubble Show with Blaise Ryndes

Bubble artist Blaise Ryndes will blow guests away with his immersive Spheres Bubble Show under the banyans. Join us on the first three Saturdays in July (July 6, 13, 20 & 27) from 10 a.m. to noon for a comedic and mysterious fusion of art, science, and magic that the whole family will enjoy! Blaise […] ...
13 Jul
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
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