Events & Programs


The Garden produces, hosts and curates exhibitions that explore the intersections of art and nature - celebrating and revealing connections in our larger community and environment.

All exhibitions are free with general admission. Exhibitions in our Container Garden are open during regular Garden hours, 8 am - 5 pm daily. Art Gallery hours are 10 am - 4 pm. Check out our events page for exhibition-related programs, from receptions, artist talks, festivals and more. We also offer workshops and classes centered around our exhibitions. You can see what's coming up on our classes page.

At Botany's Edge: The Journeys & Discoveries of RSABG Graduate Students

June 24, 2019


September 22, 2019

Container Garden

Everyday, research expands our knowledge of plants and reveals the stories they have to tell - graduate students at RSABG work to uncover these secrets and piece together a fuller, richer picture of our botanical world. Explore plants through the eyes of these adventurous students and learn about their remarkable journeys and discoveries. This outdoor exhibition showcases these students and living plants that they study.

California Butterfly Pavilion

May 11, 2019


August 3, 2019

Experience the beauty of California butterflies in all their life stages with the native plants they depend on for survival. Discover a diversity of species and color as you encounter a dazzling array of these remarkable pollinators. Pavilion staff and docents share the wonders of our native butterflies with audiences of all ages.

Pavilion will be open from 10 am - 3 pm.

$3 in addition to General Admission for ages 3 and up; free for 2 and under.

You may purchase tickets with cash or card at the Admissions Kiosk.

Want to grow with our butterflies all season long? Gold Card and Acorn Members receive free admission to the California Butterfly Pavilion! For more details or to upgrade your membership, please contact the Advancement Office at (909) 625-8767 x221 or email

Kinship: The Landscapes of Family

April 26, 2019


June 29, 2019

Art Gallery

A love of California and its diverse flora connects the family members of Susanna Bixby Bryant, founder of RSABG . This exhibition bring together remarkable artworks that showcase a shared bond with California's superlative landscapes and unique plants by her descendants and relatives:

  • Sarah Bryant
  • Louisa Miller
  • Leslie Prussia
  • Gigi Scully
  • Liza Scully

Image: The Large Random Branch by Louisa Miller