January in the Gardens

January in the Gardens

Botanical Balance FREE Yoga

  • Tuesdays 6 pm and Saturdays 9 am
  • The lower level of the Crystal Bridge Conservatory
  • FREE – registration required due to COVID 19 protocols

The instructor provided by the YMCA. Best for ages 16 and up. Bring your mat and water. As we move into winter, yoga will be held in the lower level of the Crystal Bridge Conservatory. As a result, space is limited and advanced registration is required. All attendees must social distance on their mats and wear masks in order to participate.

Presenting sponsor Fowler Auto. Sponsors OU Health and Tinker Federal Credit Union

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, at 10 am
  • Visitor Center Lobby, Crystal Bridge
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your toddler for storytime every Wednesday with Miss Georgia. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and some weeks will include a small craft after the story. Best for ages 2-5. Siblings are always welcome! 

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

  • Monday, January 18, 10am-1pm (subject to change)
  • Stay tuned for details

The Gardens will reflect upon and observe the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Due to pandemic restrictions, this year our event will be outdoors. Check our website for further details as they become available.

Guided Walking Tour

  • Saturday, January 30, 10 am
  • Last Saturdays of the Month
  • FREE – registration required

Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with an educational walking tour, led by one of our knowledgeable horticultural staff. Although geared towards adults, children and leashed dogs are welcome.

Tropical Paradise Photography Workshop

  • Saturday, January 30,  10am-noon
  • Member $30; Nonmember $35
  • Doug Hoke, Director of Photography, The Oklahoman

Escape the cold weather and take part in photographing the plants inside the Crystal Bridge Conservatory before it undergoes a complete renovation. Learn how to capture vibrant photos of the desert and rainforest ecosystems that live in our conservatory. Bring your own mobile phone or camera. The program begins in the Gardens classroom. Masks and social distancing are required. 

Art Exhibits

Virginia Sitzes: Navigating Back to My Birthday Suit

  • December 3 – January 12, 2021
  • Visitor Center, Crystal Bridge Conservatory
  • FREE to see during regular hours, daily 9 am-5 pm, Sunday 11 am-5 pm

Still Here: The Cosmology of Black Resilience An Interdisciplinary Art Exhibition