Olbrich Botanical Society

A nonprofit organization


There’s something special about this year at the Gardens.

The energy from new buds and blossoms. The excitement from returning visitors and volunteers. The anticipation of the summer season, as we continue to work together to keep everyone safe and healthy.

This year is a new beginning –  and that means a lot.

With renewed energy and optimism, we’re working hard on a better 2021:

•              creative, inspiring, and accessible outdoor gardens for all to enjoy,

•             returning in-person classes, safe and socially distant

•              a dazzling fall exhibit of GLEAM: Art in a New Light, and

•              a 30th Anniversary celebration of the beautiful Bolz Conservatory this November.

But we need your help to provide this plant paradise to the community. Olbrich’s mission and work isn’t possible without you. Your gift cares for the plant collection, creates programs for all ages, and ensures Olbrich can continue to welcome back visitors.

Would you consider a gift today as Olbrich enters a new beginning?

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve received hundreds of comments from visitors about the importance of having a safe place they can visit – an oasis to welcome, inspire, and celebrate.

“I live in the Olbrich neighborhood. I love going to the Conservatory in the winter. I always visit with out of town guests. I enjoy the concerts and events. I bring my granddaughter to the trains. I have attended a class, used the library and made purchases from the gift shop. So many things to love!” - Arden and Sorrel, Madison, WI

Arden and Sorrel are right – there is so much to love about Olbrich. And that’s possible because of 600+ dedicated volunteers, a talented staff, and you.

Would you help inspire our visitors with a donation today?

Because of your support, Olbrich weathered the worst of the pandemic. I am so grateful that we made it this far together, and am so excited our new beginning.

Take care,

Roberta Sladky

Executive Director

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