National Public Garden Day

The fifth annual National Public Gardens Day is a national day of celebration that invites communities to explore the beauty of their local green spaces while raising awareness of the important role public gardens play in promoting conservation, education, and environmental preservation. Celebrate the day by visiting the IMA's gardens and grounds.

Receive a fresh bundle of lettuce grown at the IMA, as well as a packet of seeds to start your own garden (while supplies last).

Enjoy a special lecture by Mark Zelonis, the Ruth Lilly Deputy Director of Environmental & Historic Preservation, on the history of Oldfields’ gardens. DeBoest Lecture Hall / 2 pm / FREE

Stroll the grounds in a guided garden tour of what’s in bloom. Meet at Lilly House main entrance / 1 pm & 3 pm / FREE

• Shoppers enjoy a 20% discount at the Greenhouse Shop.

Renowned for their beauty and history, the 152-acre campus includes: Oldfields, a 26-acre American Country Place era estate that has been recognized as a National Historic Landmark, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres.

The IMA's gardens and grounds are open daily from dawn until dusk.

Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN