Conservatory Closed

To limit the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) has changed its operations. The Conservatory and gated outdoor gardens are temporarily closed to the public while Bartholdi Park and the Terrace Gardens remain open. Please monitor this website for updates to operating status. Many resources can be accessed online, including educational materials, virtual tours, informational videos, and our fall programs will all be online. Connect with resources from home at

Laura Anthony

Laura Anthony
Congressional Events
Public Programs
(202) 226-7674

Laura coordinates special events at the USBG, including Congressional evening events and events sponsored by the USBG and the Friends of the USBG. She serves as liaison for the Garden and provides high quality customer service to USBG vendors, partners, stakeholders, contractors and visitors.

Laura has worked for local government in Palm Beach County, Florida, the U.S. House of Representatives, the Executive Branch of the U.S. government and the Southern Governors' Association. She is active in the Herb Society of America and has served on the local Potomac Unit's Board in various capacities.