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Oct. 1, 2022 - Apr. 23, 2023
The Garden invites kids to engage in unstructured activity with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a nature play space.
Chihuly in the Desert
Dec. 3, 2021 - June 19, 2022
Dale Chihuly returns to the Sonoran Desert with a stunning new exhibition at two of Arizona’s most iconic venues, Desert Botanical Garden and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West.
Sept. 25 – Nov. 14, 2021
Monarch butterflies and their friends are back! Take a closer look at pollinators that care for and protect our desert environment.
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.
Wild Rising by Cracking Art
Oct. 12, 2019 - 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.
Now - Nov. 6, 2019
The Garden continues its annual exhibition of Ofrenda, or “offering,” which is part of the traditional Mexican celebration of Día de los Muertos. Ofrendas are created to remember and honor the memory of ancestors and loved ones that have passed.
Desert Botanical Garden is embarking on a new partnership with London-based pioneering artist studio ScanLAB Projects, bringing its groundbreaking visual and technical artwork here in 2025. The exhibit will be a first-of-its-kind in the Valley to connect science and nature at this scale in both indoor and outdoor environments.