Allen Centennial Garden fall 2017 events

The Allen Centennial Garden will be hosting a series of events in fall 2017. To learn more, visit

MMoCA Gallery Night: Andreé Valley Opening

October 6, 2017


Enjoy the first major sculpture exhibition in the Allen Centennial Garden featuring Madison artist, Andreé Valley. The show will be on display from October 2017–March 2018, and showcases a series of exuberant aluminum pieces throughout the Garden. Visitors will be invited to create their own pieces inspired by Andreé’s work, while discovering the meaning behind each piece’s intentional placement


Smartphone Photography 101 

October 15, 2017

The Basics: 1pm

Are you just learning the ropes of a new smartphone? This introductory course covers basic smartphone camera operation including photo storage, organization, sharing, and basic editing.

In Practice: 2:30pm

Feeling confident with working your smartphone camera? This practical workshop leads you through best practices for taking stunning photos of your garden.

$10 per class (Free for Members)

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Wisconsin Science Festival 

November 4-5, 2017 

Join the Friends of Allen Centennial Garden at WID (Wisconsin Institute for Discovery) at this year’s Wisconsin Science Festival to learn more about carnivorous plants and get the chance to look inside one of them.