Grow Where You’re Planted
Stay connected with Selby Gardens wherever you are with our virtual engagement and learning initiative, Grow Where You’re Planted!
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These programs were produced in the Deb Kabinoff Media Center at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Selby Gardens is committed to sharing its unique plant collections, botanical and archaeological research, and exhibition programs with the public. View VIRTUAL Botanical and Historical Briefings that focus on topics including plants and conservation; regional history; and exhibitions and education.
- Special Lecture: Newtown Alive Conversations presented by Vickie Oldham
- Historical Briefing: A Walk Back in Time – Walking Tour of Historic Spanish Point
- Botanical Briefing: The Orchid Show – Women Breaking the Glasshouse Ceiling
- Botanical Briefing: Accomplished: Female Botanical Artists of the Nineteenth century
- Botanical Briefing: A Brief History of Botanical Art presented by Olivia Braida
- Historical Briefing: Bertha Palmer’s Love of Gardens
- Botanical Briefing: People and Plants of the Rainforest with Dr. Mark Plotkin
- Downtown Sarasota Campus Family and School Virtual Tour
- Keynote Lecture: Pop Goes the Easel: Roy Lichtenstein Does Claude Monet
- Botanical Briefing: Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Insights and Inspiration from the Painter’s Gardens
- Historical Briefing: Bertha Palmer and Claude Monet
- Botanical Briefing: A taxonomists View on the Essence of Waterlillies that Inspired Claude Monet
- Special Discussion: We Dream a World: The Highwaymen, a Special Discussion with Guest Curator, Radiah Lovette Harper
- Special Discussion: Old Florida Captured in Oil, A Collectors Perspective
- Botanical Briefing: Nature of Glass
Check our calendar for upcoming lectures.
Bringing Selby Gardens to You
Stop 1: Introduction by Jennifer Rominiecki, President & CEO of Selby Gardens
Stop 2: Tropical Conservatory by Curator-at-Large Dr. Carol Ockman, Robert Sterling Clark Professor of Art History Emerita at Williams College
Stop 3: South side of the Gardens by Curator-at-Large Dr. Carol Ockman
Stop 4: Garden with Wings by Curator-at-Large Dr. Carol Ockman
Stop 5: Salvador Dali’s Mustache
Stop 6: Visions of Dali’s Spain
Stop 7: Historic Photographs in the Historic Payne Mansion
Stop 8: Flordali in the Museum’s North Gallery
Stop 9: Pairs of Prints in the Museum’s North Gallery
Stop 10: Your own Garden with Wings
Senior Manager, School & Family Programs, Tracy Calla, Shares Her Interpretation of Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Plant Hunt Adventures
FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, Shakespeare in the Gardens
Sound Meditation Class
Sarasota-Manatee EcoFlora Project
Magnifying Glass Activity
May EcoQuest Challenge and Activity