The Modernist Garden

The tropics of Brazil, in Tucson?    Tucson Landscape designer, Jason Isenberg and his team at REALM will transform over 2,000 square feet of the Exhibition Garden into a modernist garden - with a southwest twist.  The temporary display garden will highlight asymmetric forms, color and definition that define the world-famous landscape architect, Roberto Burle […]

Red Trailer Farm & Cactus Car

Red Trailer Farm & Cactus Car Feb. 6 - Aug. 31 Experience a whole new kind of food truck at TBG! Tucson has a wonderful food culture, exhibited by our UNESCO distinction, delicious restaurants, and prosperous food trucks. From our culinary heritage, a tapestry of Mexican and Native American traditions, delicious and creative food trucks […]

I’ll Follow the Sun

The Photography of Shelley Lawrence Kirkwood This collection of work looks closely at bits of debris and foraged plants from the Sonoran Desert and the forests and meadows of western Massachusetts — two distinct landscapes photographer Shelley Kirkwood has inhabited for most of her life. “I’m interested in viewing the natural world at close range, […]

Quilts in the Gardens

The quilts are back! Quilts are hung in various indoor and outdoor spaces throughout the Gardens.  All of the beautiful quilts have been donated to Quilt For a Cause and are for sale.  The proceeds will be donated to organizations working to eradicate breast and gynecologic cancers.  A portion of the proceeds will also benefit […]

Tapestries from Egypt

Hand-woven, one-of-a-kind, garden-themed tapestries from the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Giza, Egypt will be on display in the Legacy Gallery at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.     Created exclusively for the Tucson Botanical Gardens, each tapestry will vividly celebrate the flowers and plants of the Sonoran desert as well as the plant palette […]

The Art of Paying Attention by Beth Surdut

Beth Surdut: Wildlife Illustrator, Writer, Environmental Educator Back Porch Gallery September 1 - January 16 “If you practice the art of paying attention, you will find that grand adventures await you right outside your door. Once you start looking, it is hard to stop. From my perspective, paying attention brings care, care brings love; and […]

Seeing The Invisible

Artists: Ai Weiwei (Berlin, Germany) Refik Anadol (Los Angeles, USA) El Anatsui (Nigeria) Ori Gersht (London, UK) Isaac Julien CBE (London, UK) Mohammed Kazem (UAE) Sigalit Landau (Tel Aviv, Israel) Daito Manabe (Tokyo, Japan) Sarah Meyohas (New York City, USA) Mel O’Callaghan (Paris, France) Pamela Rosenkranz (Zurich, Switzerland) Timur Si-Qin (New York City, USA) Jakob […]

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