Coronavirus

Selby Gardens Reverts to Phase One Reopening Status

The move comes after two employees tested positive for COVID-19.

07/01/2020 By Staff

Welcome Back!

The Ringling and Selby Gardens Reopen to the Public May 27

Both venues have been closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will reopen with some new practices.

05/22/2020 By Kay Kipling

Call of the Wild

Selby Gardens, Ringling Museum Are Offering Online Garden Tours

The experts bring the great outdoors to you.

04/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Peek

Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind to Open at Selby Gardens

The exhibit ties together works by the Surrealist artist with photographs of his home country of Spain by Clyde Butcher and living horticultural displays.

02/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Educator Named 2019 Project WILD 'Facilitator of the Year'

Tracy Calla is the gardens' senior manager of school and family programs.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Flower Power

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Announces Theme of This Year’s Orchid Show

Thousands of orchids and other plants will be on display beginning October, 12, 2019.

08/07/2019 By Staff

Finance

Selby Gardens Is Debt-Free For the First Time

The gardens has zero long-term debt and a zero balance on its line of credit, which formerly totaled more than $2 million.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Preview

Selby Gardens Announces Its 2020 Exhibition

The gardens will partner with the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg to present botanically themed works by Salvador Dali.

05/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Selby Gardens' Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise Opens This Week

Take a stroll through the gardens and the museum there to admire woodcuts by Paul Gauguin and plant displays inspired by his work and life in Tahiti.

02/07/2019 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

Pictures of Paradise

The Exotic Art of Paul Gauguin Meets the Beauty of Selby Gardens in a New Show

The pairing takes place starting this month with "Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise."

01/24/2019 By Kay Kipling

Plant Sale Preview

Selby Gardens Holiday Tree Bromeliads Go on Sale Jan. 10

The holiday tree is on display starting Dec. 18.

12/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

'Tis the Season

Your Guide to the 2018 Holiday Season

Let's get festive.

11/20/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Selby Gardens' Orchid Show Displays Endless Forms

The annual show, which opens Oct. 12, fills the Tropical Conservatory with a multitude of flowers.

10/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Female Factor

Jennifer Rominiecki Harnesses Selby Gardens' Flower Power

Since Rominiecki's appointment in 2015, visitorship has jumped 36 percent, annual revenues have risen 26 percent and memberships have grown 29 percent.

06/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

My Five Favorite Things

My Five Favorite Things: Selby Gardens Horticulture Director Mike McLaughlin

Horticulture director Mike McLaughlin lovingly tends the 15-acre Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

05/30/2018 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Tillandsia Warhol Wall

Illustrator John Pirman captures Andy Warhol’s spirit in Selby Gardens’ show Warhol: Flowers in the Factory.

03/28/2018 By John Pirman

Preview

Warhol: Flowers in the Factory to Open at Selby Gardens

A sneak peek at the coming exhibition reveals little-seen images of Warhol himself, along with living art displays.

02/08/2018 By Kay Kipling

Happy New Year

Take a Piece of Selby Gardens Home for the New Year

Bromeliads from the Selby Gardens Holiday Tree are up for sale Jan. 4.

12/19/2017 By Ilene Denton

Dear Marie

Remembering Marie Selby

An ode to the woman who gave us Selby Gardens.

11/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Accolades

Selby Gardens Receives Highest National Recognition

Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, as well as funders, outside agencies, government and the public.

11/10/2017 By staff