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August 24, 2017 10:26 AM

Olbrich Botanical Gardens was chosen by an expert panel as a contender for "Best Wisconsin Attraction" in the latest 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest, promoted by USA Today. Cast your vote to show the world what Olbrich means to … [read more]

April 19, 2017 11:13 AM

Fellow Madisonian Alnisa Allgood has been a volunteer since 2004 and her selfless service has just been acknowledged by Volunteer Wisconsin which has named her as a Volunteer Rock Star. Congratulations! I think that it is great to have people such as Alnisa who help to better our … [read more]

October 9, 2015 10:31 AM

The photos don't to it justice, but if you have a chance between now and the end of October please take an evening to head over to Olbrich Gardens and check out Gleam, Art in a New Light. This cutting edge exhibition features site- specific art installations in the outdoor gardens and … [read more]

August 31, 2015 4:37 PM

Olbrich Gardens had hundreds of additional visitors over the weekend as Son of Bucky, a titan arum, more commonly known as a corpse flower came into full bloom. In the tropics, like the plant’s native country Sumatra, the smell attracts beetles and flies which pollinate the flowers and … [read more]

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