DATE: April 22 TIME: 6 - 11 p.m. PRICE: Tickets start at $750
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Dinner on the Desert 2023 blends the exquisite beauty of the Garden with the bold and lyrical large-scale sculptures of international artist, Rotraut, to create a memorable evening.
Event co-chairs, Shoshana Tancer and Faye Kitchel, look forward to welcoming guests as they enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and the breathtaking art.
Back by popular demand is the Garden’s signature in-person silent auction, where guests can bid on distinctive plants, pots and garden art, plus an array of exciting experiences.
Afterward, enjoy a thoughtfully prepared dinner that reflects the flavors of spring in the Garden’s magical outdoor setting.
The evening concludes with the farewell experience that promises to deliver a fun, flavorful and entertaining departure.
Please join us, for a perfect evening with friends, family and colleagues amongst the splendor of the Garden.
Your participation in Dinner on the Desert supports the Garden as the global leader in desert plant conservation and its mission to advance excellence in education, research and exhibition of desert plants.
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The bold and lyrical large-scale sculptures of Rotraut will enliven the Garden trails while a selection of her paintings and small sculpture fill the Ottosen Gallery. Known around the world, and based in Arizona, Rotraut’s artwork explores the energy of the seasons and the relationship of nature with the sky, sun and universe.
Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when more than 2,000 native Southwestern butterflies return for the Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Get acquainted with thousands of butterflies, observe each stage of their life cycle and learn what actions we can take to protect them.
Desert Botanical Garden invites kids to engage with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a nature play space. The play area provides unstructured, child-led activities for kids under 12 to discover the fun of the natural world.
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