Friends of the Domes

Adult Education

Friends of the Domes is thrilled to announce our new Adult Education Program! The Domes are a pillar to the education of Milwaukee and the surrounding communities. Our goal is to provide powerful experiences to our visitors and members with the use of this deeply unique and globally diverse facility. We look forward to welcoming members of our plant-loving community to the Domes and other venues across the greater Milwaukee area for fun-filled workshops and classes.

Keep posted on upcoming events here on our website, calendar and social media outlets, or become a member and receive our emails and member discounts on course admissions.

We received a grant fromWe Energies Foundation in support of the Friends of the Domes Adult Education Program!
Thank you for supporting our community!

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Upcoming Workshops and Volunteer Opportunities


  • Upcoming Workshop:


    Fall Garden Seminar with Melinda Myers

    WE Energies Foundation

    When: Saturday, August 24, 9:30AM-12:00PM

    Where: Sanger House Gardens

    What: Melinda will create fall containers, sharing tips and plant selections to add lots of 'wow factor' to your landscape. She will also show you how to freshen up tired containers waning from summer for renewed beauty and interest. Then learn how to preserve a bit of your garden over winter while brightening your indoors. Melilnda will lead th group as you delve into some hands-on activities, including taking cuttings of favorite plants and planting herb seeds for you to take home. Then learn how to overwinter tropical plants indoors. You'll be surrounded by inspirations in the gorgeous gardens of Sanger House, which will be open to tour after Melinda's presentation.

    Cost: Registration required. For ticket information, click here!


  • Volunteer Opportunity:


    When: Saturdays, Sundays, and Free First Thursdays!

    Where: Inside and outside the Domes. Come find us! 

    Take this quick survey to sign up with us!: Pop Up Discovery Station Volunteer Sign-Up


  • Volunteer Opportunity:


    When: Wednesdays at 9:30AM, August to early October (weather permitting)

    Where: We'll meet at the flower beds at the Domes front entrance

    Take this quick survey to sign up with us!: Bumble Bee Brigade Volunteer Sign-Up 


  • Thank you for supporting Friends of the Domes Education Programming!