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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond VA 23228

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General information, admission fees, directions, gift certificates
[email protected], x300

Donations to the Garden, gifts, giving opportunities, memorials, sponsorships
Alice Treanor Baker, Director of Advancement
[email protected], x294

Food and beverage questions for your booked event with Restaurant Associates:

Cassondra Sutherlin, Catering Manager
[email protected], x246
Mobile: 1 (804) 305-8056

James McDonald, Director of Dining Services
[email protected], x226
Mobile: 1 (757) 390-1153

Kristin Thoroman, Director of Education and Exhibitions
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Facility Events
Availability and pricing for weddings, private events, corporate and nonprofit events and meeting space, wedding site tours, to book a bridal, engagement or family photo session.
Michele Whiteside, Sales, Corporate, and Non-Profit Events x224
Jaclyn Wilkins, Wedding & Private Events Coordinator x345
[email protected]

Garden Shop:
General info, special merchandise, special orders
Tricia Wherry, Garden Shop Manager
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Horticulture Department
Plant deliveries, plant donations
John Morse, Director of Horticulture, x241
[email protected]

General membership information and renewals, gift memberships, how to join online, how to receive the Garden enewsletter
Emily King, Membership Coordinator
[email protected], x338

Public Relations and Marketing
Public Relations and Marketing requests, commercial photography and videography requests
Beth Monroe, Director of Public Relations
[email protected], x316

Tea House:
Temporarily closed

Ticket Requests: 
Two programs provide tickets to organizations meeting specific criteria.

  1. Non-profits and schools can request tickets for use in fundraisers such as raffles and silent auctions.
  2. The Sharing the Garden program provides passes for need-based organizations to visit the Garden.

Volunteer opportunities
Karen Clowers, Manager of Volunteers
[email protected], x335

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