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Summer Sculpture Exhibit

Thursday, April 12, 2018

On Display May 31 – August 30 Filoli’s summer exhibitions celebrate the Colors of California and present a bright perspective on art in all forms. Glass art will be displayed throughout the Garden. The way that glass plays with sunlight, is reflected in water, and its interplay with natural forms is a perfect pairing for … Read More

Roland Petersen Exhibition

Monday, April 2, 2018

On Display June 1 – August 30 Rarely does one have the opportunity to view an artistic achievement as profound as the more than six-decade career of Roland Petersen. Having lived and worked in the whirlwind of the California art scene from the 50s to the present, Petersen creates art which is a distinctive vision … Read More

The Invisible Wing: Life of a Servant

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

By Claudia Savin Filoli, and other country estates like it, could not have run without servants. They are often overlooked, since it was their job to live and work behind the scenes. It required a small army to maintain the estate and attend to the needs of the family, and the work required dedication and … Read More

Camellias Take Center Stage At California’s Filoli Gardens

Monday, February 5, 2018

Read a Garden Blogger and Master Gardener’s take on Filoli’s Garden after taking a Camellia Tour this winter season then, book a tour for yourself here! Camellias Take Center Stage At California’s Filoli Gardens About Here By Design Here By Design is about gardens and gardening; about living life in harmony with the environment and appreciating the intrinsic beauty of the … Read More

Filoli Florilegium Exhibition

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, February 23 to Sunday, May 20 Before photography was invented, botanical art was the only method available for the scientific documentation of plants. In recent years this art form has undergone a resurgence to enter what many call the Golden Age of botanical art. Filoli is part of this resurgence with our Florilegium, which … Read More