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May 13 to August 21 at Missouri Botanical Garden

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Experience artist Craig Mitchell Smith's




as the Garden's Climatron® conservatory lights-up with larger-than-life fused glass works.

floral fantasy

All summer long, see colorful glass orchids, orange blossoms, dandelions and more flourishing amid the lush, tropical setting of the Climatron, then watch these stunning creations transform as they are illuminated for special night viewings every Thursday through Saturday evening.


Garden of Glass at Night

Explore the splendor of

Snack, Drink, and Dance

Thursdays-Saturdays

Enjoy light snacks while experiencing the beauty of the Garden during extended exhibit hours.


Light up your evening with a Drunken Dragonfly—our twist on a margarita—or enjoy a selection of beer, wine, and soft drinks.


Party into the night as lights and live music transform Garden grounds.

Discover Your Inner Artist

Create your own glass souvenir with Third Degree Glass Factory

Visit their tent on Spoerher Plaza to create your own commemorative fused glass tile. Additional charges apply.


Now through August 19

7 to 11 p.m.

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Presented by

Sponsorship by

The Corporate Council of the Missouri Botanical Garden

The Young Friends Council of the Missouri Botanical Garden

Peters Family Charitable Trust

Hours and Admissions

Evening Admissions

Thursdays-Saturdays | Now through August 19 | 7 to 11 p.m.

General Admission

Includes Garden admission

16

Adult

$

(ages 13 & up)

10

Child

$

(ages 3–12)

Garden Members

12

Adult

$

(ages 13 & up)

6

Child

$

(ages 3–12)

Evening tickets include admission to Garden grounds between 7 and 11 p.m. (last admission at 9:30 p.m.) and timed entry to the Climatron available every 30 minutes.

Arrive early and stay late for a stroll through the Garden, food, beverages and music!

Daytime Admissions

Daily | Now through August 21 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

General Admission

Includes Garden admission

17

Adult

$

(ages 13 & up)

7

Child

$

(ages 3–12)

Garden Members

5

Adult

$

(ages 13 & up)

4

Child

$

(ages 3–12)

Getting Here

The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible throughout the metro area and conveniently located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110.

(314) 577-5100

There is no charge for parking at the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the event that the parking lot is full, visitors should use the free parking at the Metro multi-modal lots at the corner of Shaw Boulevard and Vandeventer.

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Craig Mitchell Smith

About the artist

Artist Craig Mitchell Smith finds inspiration in the beauty he sees in nature every day, and the 30 pieces he's created for Garden of Glass are intended to instill the joy of inspiration and the love of nature in Garden visitors. 


 Drawing from experience in theatrical set design, landscape and floral design, carpentry, plumbing, and more, Mitchell Smith specializes in fused glass, a technique that differs from traditional blown glass. Mitchell Smith imagines each component as a painting and employs a unique approach combining fusing, ingenious texturing, slumping and cold working to create his colorful pieces.

Missouri 

Botanical Garden

About the

Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis. 


The Garden offers 79 acres of beautiful horticultural display, including a 14-acre Japanese strolling garden, Henry Shaw's original 1850 estate home, and one of the world's largest collections of rare and endangered orchids. For over 158 years, the Garden has been an oasis in the city, a place of beauty and family fun—and also a center for education, science, and conservation.

Est. 1859 | 79 Acres | St. Louis, Mo

"To discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life." 

 – Missouri Botanical Garden mission

Missouri Botanical Garden |  4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110 | (314) 577-5100