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Natural Awakenings Richmond

The Healing Power of Nature at Lewis Ginter

May 01, 2021 10:01AM ● By Shay Wilson

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA will host M&T Bank RESTORE: The Healing Power of Nature through October 31 where you can gain a deeper understanding of your vital connection with the natural world and restore yourself through the healing power of nature. Other events include the Secret Lives of Bugs micro-exhibit where staff will showcase an ever-changing array of native insects and invertebrates, the Latin Ballet of Virginia will perform on May 15 and the River City Poets will read poetry in the Garden on May 16.

At Lewis Ginter, visitors can experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces, learning about the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Art and educational exhibits rejuvenate and inspire visitors to strengthen their connection with the natural world. Two artists in residence, Unicia Buster and Alfonso Pérez Acosta, will create works onsite for visitors to enjoy.


Location: 1800 Lakeside Ave. Tickets must be purchased online in advance at