The Gardens Gala
February 1, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blankets, Butterflies, & Brazilian Blues
Celebrating the opening of Beautiful Marvelous! Brazilian Modernism & Roberto Burle Marx.
Join us for a special evening of food and music along with a special first-look at “The Modernist Garden”. A garden designed by Jason Isenberg, owner of REALM, and inspired by the landscape architecture of Roberto Burle Marx.
5:30 pm Welcome
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm A Special Performance along with Dessert in the Pavilion
8:00 pm Raffle Drawing
The event is held outdoors: Blankets & heaters are provided, but please dress accordingly
Complimentary valet shuttle provided at Emmanuel Baptist Church
(West side of Alvernon between Pima and Grant)
About the Exhibit
On January 24, 2020 through May 31, 2020 the Tucson Botanical Gardens will present, Beautiful Marvelous! Brazilian Modernism and Roberto Burle Marx.
Delve deeper into the era of Brazilian modernism and discover the fascinating life and work of Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94), one of the most influential landscape architects of the 20th century, and his contributions to environmental conservation and the visual arts.
Integrating horticulture and art, this exhibition illuminates Burle Marx’s multifaceted artistic output through a fully-realized homage to his mature landscape designs, displays of tropical plants that he favored in his design, local native plants and a selection of his lithographs and photographs.