Garden Closed

Due to the closure of the U.S. Capitol Campus to the public, the U.S. Botanic Garden continues to have altered operations.  Bartholdi Fountain and Gardens and the Terrace Gardens are open while the Conservatory and gated outdoor gardens are temporarily closed. Please monitor for updates on operating status. Many resources can be accessed online, including educational materials, virtual tours, and online programs. Connect with resources from home at

Laura Anthony

Laura Anthony
Congressional Events
Public Programs

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.