Smithsonian Gardens presents Orchids: A Moment
On view January 14 through May 14, 2017
Orchids: A Moment, the 22nd annual orchid exhibition presented by Smithsonian Gardens and the United States Botanic Garden, showcases hundreds of fragrant orchids against the backdrop of the Hirshhorn’s unique architecture. Selected from the collections of both Smithsonian Gardens and the United States Botanic Garden, the flowers are presented as objects of art and beauty in a colorful installation that features time-lapse videos of orchids stretching into full blossom. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy the exotic assemblage as a whole as well as each orchid as it stands in that moment.