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Centennial Clocktower
Filoli Centennial

Filoli celebrates 100 years with excursions, events, and exhibits.

Adult Education at Filoli

Something for
everyone in our
Adult Programs.

Teachers and School Programs
Children and Families

Discoveries for children and families.

New in 2017: Filoli Education Program Catalog
Filoli has a tradition of excellence with educational offerings and now the year of programs can be found in the 2017 Filoli Education Program Catalog. If you are interested in the catalog, please request one from visitor services on your next visit or click on this link to see it online: 2017 Filoli Education Program Catalog. You may also request the catalog be mailed to you by using the link below. You will always find up–to–date education information on our website and can register for classes online or by phone to (650) 364–8300, ext. 508.

Educational Programs at FiloliThe garden provides a wealth of educational opportunities for students and instructors.

Filoli inspires continued education and supports personal growth and enjoyment by offering programs for adults, children and families. Topics such as history, horticulture, art, botanical art, decorative arts, floral design, nature and preservation are taught by knowledgeable instructors. Filoli members receive special pricing for all Educational Programs.

A student recently left this comment on their evaluation sheet:
“Filoli is increasingly doing a fantastic job of public events and using the preserved historical site as an active, evolving educational experience and preserving and enriching beauty in a world that needs to have as many of these opportunities as possible and to connect people with nature, visual and sound as well.”

“We endeavor to ensure that our programs, including the support of research, involve and broaden learning.”
– Filoli Strategic Plan,
Adopted May 2004.

Additionally, an inspiring collection of art and decorative art exhibits are displayed throughout the open season in the Visitor and Education Center.

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Filoli members receive the Filoli Highlights five times a year with a list of upcoming courses, Filoli news, and events.
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