The Prelude 2017

Come get a taste of the upcoming Educational Gardens and support the construction of the Graeser Family Education Center.

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Education Pavilion

The Education Pavilion & Garden

The first features built during Phase 1A

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A campaign to raise $1 million

toward building the Education Pavilion

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Over $4.6 million raised! 1,060 supporters have helped us get this far.

Will you join them by helping us raise an additional $1.9 mil. toward the Graeser Family Education Center? Now’s the time to invest in our community’s future.

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The Vision

The mission of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens is to develop experiences that promote appreciation and understanding of plants for a more harmonious and sustainable world. Our vision is to create a botanical garden and conservatory of extraordinary beauty that engages, enlightens, and inspires people about plants and nature.

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Your financial support of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens project is critical at this early stage.

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Join us today! You’ll support a great cause and get an inside view as we realize our vision of building Louisville’s botanical gardens.

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The Prelude 2017

Join us for our annual fundraiser, featuring music by the Dick Sisto Quartet, performances by artists from the Louisville Ballet, and cocktails and hors d’oeuvres inspired by our forthcoming Education Gardens, designed …

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Annual Member Meeting : Bonsai, w/ speaker Rodney Clemons

Our 2017 Annual Member Meeting will include a talk and demonstration on Bonsai, a Bonsai display, and a light dinner. Tickets will be available later in the year through this website. More …

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Phase 1A FUNDRAISING PROGRESS

$4,200,000 raised toward $4,200,000 goal

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