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Garden Temporarily Closed

Due to a main water line issue, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas will be closed today, June 6. Operations will continue as scheduled in the BRIT building.

With crews currently on site working on repairs, the Garden is expected to be open tomorrow, July 7, 2022.

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Internationally Acclaimed ‘LIGHTSCAPE’ Coming to Fort Worth Botanic Garden for 2022 Holiday Season

Following sold-out runs in the world’s largest cities including London, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, the internationally acclaimed Lightscape is coming to Fort Worth for the 2022 holiday season. Taking place within the 120-acre Fort Worth Botanic Garden and set along a beautifully illuminated walking trail custom-designed for Fort Worth, Lightscape will feature spectacular artistic installations that come to life after dark with color, imagination, and sound. 

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Botanic Garden Offers Juneteenth Free Admission

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to visit the Garden with free admission Sunday, June 19 in honor of the Juneteenth federal holiday, thanks to the generosity of R Bank, who has made this opportunity accessible for all.

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Public Invited to Master Plan First Draft Reveal 

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites public participation in a Master Plan Committee meeting May 17 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. when an initial concept for the master plan design will be revealed.  

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NSF Awards Nearly $1M for Plant Digitization

The National Science Foundation recently awarded the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and the California Botanic Garden nearly $1 million to support the digitization and linking of plant specimens and other archival materials.

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Entrance to Japanese Garden decorated for the Japanese Festival
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Spring Japanese Festival Celebrates Year of the Tiger

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to celebrate spring in the Japanese Garden while exploring the arts and culture of Japan during the April 23-24 Spring Japanese Festival. Tickets are on sale today at: fwbg.org/japanesefestival 

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Botanic Garden Hosts Pop-Up Comment Meeting

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas, with Studio Outside, will host a pop-up guest engagement meeting onsite April 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to invite further feedback on the Garden’s long-term master plan.

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