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Living Folds in Molecules: Beautiful Forms and Functions

Living Folds in Molecules: Beautiful Forms and Functions

Thursday, Oct. 26
6 to 7:30 p.m.
To coincide with the exhibit Origami in the Garden2, Tucson Botanical Gardens has partnered with the University of Arizona for the Folded Forms Lecture Series! Distinguished members of the faculty will come to the Gardens and share their fascinating work in a variety of fields including science, engineering and design. Don’t miss our first lecture, presented by Dr. Jacob Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. To purchase tickets…
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Origami in the Garden2

Origami in the Garden2

Oct. 9, 2017 through Apr. 1, 2018
Included With Gardens Admission
Tucson Botanical Gardens is delighted to present the exhibit Origami in the Garden2, a display of larger-than-life sculptures incorporating a traditional form of artistic expression surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. Each sculpture is inspired by a blank piece of paper that has been transformed into museum quality metal and tells the story of creativity and the art of making something out of nothing…
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Fourth Friday Farmers' and Artisans' Market

Fourth Friday Farmers' and Artisans' Market

Friday, Oct. 27
5 to 8 p.m.
Tucson Botanical Gardens is delighted to host a Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market brought to us by FoodInRoot, the same folks who organize the St. Phillip’s Plaza and Second Saturdays Markets. Enjoy browsing selections from Tucson’s most creative artists and craftspeople, pick up fresh produce for weekend meals or simply enjoy strolling the garden setting after a busy week…
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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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