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Omaha Botanical Gardens Events and Exhibits
Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks
Sean Kenney's third exhibit at Lauritzen Gardens features some fantastic NEW pieces, including a proud peacock, a giant dragonfly, and a not so itsy-bitsy spider, as well as a couple of old favorites. Inspired by nature and built from more than 450,000 LEGO® pieces, this indoor exhibit features 14 displays with larger-than-life sculptures that represent the web of incredible connections that sustain life on Earth.
Art Exhibit: Artists' Cooperative Gallery
The Artists’ Co-op has been showing the work of respected regional artists for 40 years. This cooperative group of artists will showcase botanically-inspired works in a wide variety of media, including sculpture, weaving, painting, pottery, photography, printmaking, glass, jewelry and drawing.
Sandhill Crane Migration Bus Tour
THIS EXCURSION IS FULL. Journey along the Platte River Valley and experience hundreds of thousands of beautiful Sandhill cranes in their majestic migration. This is a must-see tour where you will enjoy one of nature’s treasures, and is also a great chance for unique birding and photography opportunities.
Orchid Show
Don't miss the 2017 Greater Omaha Orchid Society’s 30th Annual Orchid Show and Sale (dates to be announced), Visitors will get the opportunity to see and prime specimens of these exotic plants up close and purchase a plant of their own.
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Omaha Botanical Gardens Educational Programs
Programs for Adults
Courses at the garden cover a wide variety of topics. From designing centerpieces, to making your own wreaths, or gaining valuable gardening techniques, there’s something for everyone.
Programs for Groups
Find out about the opportunities available for your group, class, or scouting troop to explore our 100-acre outdoor learning laboratory.
Programs for Children and Families
Register today for hands-on, educational programming that is sure to bring a smile to you and your child. Engaging classes and camps are available at the garden year-round.
Summer Camps
Summer Adventure Camps at Lauritzen Gardens provide an exciting and educational environment for children to explore science, nature and art in a 100-acre outdoor classroom and the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory. All-inclusive camps are offered in week-long, half-day and full-day formats, with certain camps available for purchase as single days. With many days of camp, early check-in and extended checkout is included at no additional charge. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN FEBRUARY 2017.
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