Oaxacan Woodcarving Demonstration

Oaxacan Woodcarving Demonstration

Dec. 6th & 7th
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Agustin Cruz Prudencio and his brother Manuel, award-winning wood carvers from Oaxaca, Mexico, will be at the Gardens demonstrating their unique talents.  Trained under their father, both young men have excelled in their art form.   Using traditional tools, they are recognized as outstanding artists in Mexico and the United States…
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Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

Oct. 10 – May 31
Included with Gardens Admission
Tucson Botanical Gardens was selected as the only institution to receive this extraordinary exhibition designed by one of the world’s premier botanical gardens, the New York Botanical Garden.  There will be lectures, photography, poetry, food and music, all centered on the central theme of Frida Kahlo and her powerful work and influence…
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Luminaria Nights

Luminaria Nights

Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights
December 2, 3, 4 & 9, 10, 11
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Luminaria Nights returns to Tucson Botanical Gardens!  Join us in celebrating the magic of the season.  New this year will be the exhibit Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, which adds another level of beauty and wonder to explore! Tickets are now available online…
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Located on the site of the historic Porter property, Reader’s Digest named Tucson Botanical Gardens as the BEST Secret Garden in America. Among mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden and Herb Garden highlight the diversity of native plants while offering a lush oasis in the heart of Tucson. Tropical butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion Oct.–May. Experience year-round tours, community events, classes, and art exhibits, as well as the creative, seasonal menu of Café Botanica. Now celebrating 40 years of living beauty, The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a unique gem not to be missed.

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