Miami-Dade County Visual Arts

Montgomery Botanical Center Celebrates 85 Years in Coral Gables

Montgomery Botanical Center Celebrates 85 Years in Coral GablesFriday, August 4, 6pm-10pm – Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Montgomery Botanical Center has grown with Coral Gables, from a unique, out-of-the-way plant collection in 1932, to a thriving center for botany and horticulture, 85 years later. Coral Gables Museum will share the history of plant exploration by this nationally recognized living treasure. From August 4-6th join to see the pop-up exhibit featuring historic and present day photos of the plant collections.

Montgomery Botanical Center was established as a private garden in 1932 and as a not-for-profit in 1959. Montgomery keeps living specimens from wild plant populations worldwide and holds National Collections of Palms, Cycads, and Tropical Conifers that are population-based and documented in a 120-acre botanic garden.