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Wind, Water, Earth
Earth | April 3 - 25
Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz of Waterlily Pond Studio make public garden debut with Wind, Water and Earth at Desert Botanical Garden.
Fridays | April 9 - 30
The Garden invites kids to engage in unstructured activity with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a brand-new nature play space.
Sept. 30 - Nov. 22
Monarch butterflies and their friends are back! Take a closer look at pollinators that care for and protect our desert environment.
Wild Rising by Cracking Art
Now - Nov. 8, 2020
The Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic.
Elephant in the Room
Now - May 10, 2020
ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.
Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.
Early Closure: the Garden will close at noon April 24.
Ticket reservations are required for visitors and members. Face masks are required for guests 2 and older day and night, in indoor and outdoor spaces. Anyone not wearing a face mask will be asked to leave.