Learn- about gardening, green living, history, and art in classes and lectures.
Create- botanical illustrations, floral designs, holiday decorations, paintings, and photographs.
Experience- the arboretum through guided walks, exercise classes, concerts, art shows and more.
Educational GoalsAs a 207 acre greenspace in Baltimore City, we strive to engage our surrounding community members and encourage them to visit the arboretum. In addition to giving people access to nature and history, we create memorable experiences and teach skills that can be used in their homes and neighborhood.
- Engage people of the Baltimore City Community
- Attract Visitors
- Highlight the beautiful gardens and tree collections
- Give access to nature, ecology, environmental concerns
- Give experiences in a natural environment
Outdoor YogaAugust 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 8:30am Vollmer Lawn
Bare Hills Racquet & Fitness Club and Cylburn Arboretum Association Partner to provide free outdoor yoga to park visitors.
Cylburn SoundsAugust 27 5:30pm Cylburn Grounds
Our yearly tradition continues with free jazz concerts on the grounds of Cylburn. Enjoy the Summer weather, the gardens and the music!
Family Camp OutSeptember 12-13 6pm-10am Mansion
Designed as a first or early camping experience for families, the Cylburn campout will be an evening of fun nature activities and socializing with friends. Explore some trails by moonlight, look for and identify moths, grill dinner, make s’mores, sleep under the stars, and wake up and have breakfast with friends. Please bring tents, bedding and flashlights for your family. If needed, arrangements for borrowing tents may be possible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Children must be under adult supervision at this program. Tickets include Snacks, Dinner and Breakfast, plus fun programming!
$20 per person, OR $75 for family of 4, $90 for a family of 5,
Member Pricing: $15 per person, OR $55 for a family of 4, $65 for a family of 5
Call 410-367-2217 x104 to register
People and Places, Paintings by Susan YonkersOpening Reception, September 19, 5-7 pm
Show: September 20-Septemebr 24 Vollmer Center
Susan Yonkers, winner of the Cylburn Arboretum Association’s Celebration of Art 2011 People’s Choice Award and the 2012 Board and Graul’s Awards, will exhibit works at the Vollmer Center demonstrating her affinity for both portraits and landscapes. Works will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the CAA.
Ar-BOO-retum!October 24 5:30-8pm Mansion
Returning for its second year, ArBOOretum is a fun Halloween event for families! Explore a decorated mansion, take a ride on a horse draw carriage, make Halloween crafts, travel along a trick or treat trail keeping an eye out for nocturnal creatures! Wear your costume and participate in a costume parade. Food, beer and wine will be for sale at the event. Enter the Carved Pumpkin contest on the Arbooretum page!
$10 adults, $5 children