Music & Monarchs Event to Feature Live Music and Butterfly Exhibit

KENNESAW, GA (May 31, 2024) – Smith-Gilbert Gardens will host an enchanting evening of music and the beauty of nature at the Music & Monarchs concert on Friday, June 28! The community is invited to be immersed in the tranquil surroundings of the lush Gardens while listening to the lively tunes of The Dappled Grays. Attendees will have the opportunity … Read More

New Event to Kick Off Annual Butterfly Exhibit at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

KENNESAW, GA (April 30, 2024) – Smith-Gilbert Gardens is excited to announce a new and upcoming event, Pollinator Palooza, which will mark the start of “A Garden with Wings” Butterfly Exhibit on Saturday, June 1, 2024. This year, the exhibit will be extended for two months, from June 1 to July 31, 2024. During Pollinator Palooza, visitors will have the … Read More

Smith-Gilbert Gardens Presents Art Blooms

KENNESAW, GA (April 04, 2024) – Smith-Gilbert Gardens invites the community to experience selected pieces from the permanent sculpture collection as they’ve never been seen before surrounded by thousands of blooms! “The annual Art Blooms exhibit at Smith-Gilbert Gardens allows the community to enjoy spring and local art in a beautiful and unique setting,” says Dave Simpson, Executive Director of … Read More

Funds Awarded to 26 Urban Agriculture Projects Led by Public Gardens and Community Partners

KENNESAW, GA (March 22, 2024) – The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) and American Public Gardens Association (Association) are awarding support to 26 public gardens and their community partners engaging in urban agriculture, food-growing, and related education work. The 26 awards total $445,600 in support for public garden partnerships across the United States that will foster public engagement and education … Read More

Smith-Gilbert Gardens Presents New Event: Art Hatch

KENNESAW, GA (March 13, 2024) – Smith-Gilbert Gardens invites the community to a new event, Art Hatch, on Saturday, March 23. This event will mark the start of their annual Art Blooms exhibition, which is open during the months of April and May. Art Hatch goers will have the opportunity to view new art installations by seniors from four Cobb … Read More

Unlock “A Healthier You” at Smith-Gilbert Gardens This Fall

KENNESAW, Ga. (August 22, 2023) — Smith-Gilbert Gardens is offering numerous opportunities to connect with nature and improve overall well-being with A Healthier You. Throughout the months of September and October, the Gardens will be focusing on different ways to let nature be a healing presence. To kick off A Healthier You, the Annual Hummingbird Banding will take place on … Read More

Enjoy an Exclusive Preview of Smith-Gilbert Gardens’ Butterfly Exhibit at the “Bluegrass & Butterflies” After Hours Event

Kennesaw, GA (June 9, 2023) — Smith-Gilbert Gardens will host an unforgettable evening of toe-tapping bluegrass music and the beauty of nature at the Bluegrass & Butterflies concert on Friday, June 30! The community is invited to be immersed in the tranquil surroundings of the lush Gardens while listening to the lively tunes of the Hired Hands band. Attendees will … Read More

Four-Legged Friends Invited to Smith-Gilbert Gardens’ “Dog Days at the Gardens”

Kennesaw, GA (June 1, 2023) — Smith-Gilbert Gardens introduces new “Dog Days at the Gardens” on the first Tuesday and Saturday of each month from June through October! For just $3 per visit, pups can explore the gardens alongside their humans. Dog Memberships are also available for only $20! Memberships include a signature Smith-Gilbert Gardens gift. For more information, please … Read More

Smith-Gilbert Gardens Presents Art Blooms

Kennesaw, GA (March 27, 2023) — During the months of April and May, Smith-Gilbert Gardens invites the community to experience selected pieces from the permanent sculpture collection as they’ve never been seen before- surrounded by over 25,000 daffodil blooms planted in unique patterns! “Art Blooms celebrates a beautiful time of year for Smith-Gilbert Gardens,” says Executive Director Brittany Jones. “Spring … Read More

Art is in Bloom at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Art is in Bloom at Smith-Gilbert Gardens Nature has been an inspiration to artists of all stripes and ages working in a wide range of media since the beginning of time. Richard Smith and Robert Gilbert were avid arts enthusiasts who believed in supporting artists and craftspeople. They demonstrated that through an extensive contemporary collection that includes more than thirty … Read More