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Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray

October 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - August 31, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

        Porter Hall Gallery and Etherton Gallery present: Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray October 10, 2016 - May 31, 2017  Extended through August 31, 2017! Included with Gardens Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens and Etherton Gallery are collaborating to bring the photography show Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray, to the Porter Hall Gallery. Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray, features vivid color photographs of Mexico’s most famous female painter made between 1931 and 1941. Muray photographed Kahlo more than any…

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Summer Oasis Series: Dog Days of Summer

June 1 @ 7:30 am - September 30 @ 4:30 pm
Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, 85712
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June through September* during Garden hours  - EVERY DAY!  We’re once again celebrating the Dog Days of Summer by opening our gates to leashed dogs. Guests are welcome to bring their well-behaved dogs to enjoy your Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson. Dog Admission is $3 per dog, per visit. Or purchase a Dog Membership for $20, and receive these fantastic benefits: Unlimited daily admission for your dog during the summer months (June through September) Regular dog admission is $3…

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Summer Oasis Series

June 1 @ 7:30 am - September 30 @ 4:30 pm

All Summer Long! Jun. 1 through Sep. 30* The Tucson Botanical Gardens' ever-popular Summer Oasis Series is back for 2017!  Extended hours, Dog Days and the cool of the desert evening, you'll find everything you need to survive the summer at your Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson!   Back for 2017:   Twilight Thursdays and Frida Fridays: Every Thursday and Friday evening the Gardens will remain open to 8 p.m. for guests to relax after the heat of…

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Summer Oasis Series: Twilight Thursdays

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - September 28 @ 8:00 pm

Twilight Thursdays at Tucson Botanical Gardens Thursdays through the Summer, 5 - 8 p.m. $9 Adults; $8 Students, Seniors, Military; $5 Children ages 4 to 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation and Members. Enjoy Summer nights at the Tucson Botanical Gardens!  As part of the Tucson Botanical Gardens' Summer Oasis Series, every Thursday evening the Gardens will open for guests to enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense summer sun.  Cafe Botanica will be open and serving…

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Summer Oasis Series: Al Fresco Fridays

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - September 29 @ 8:00 pm

  Every Friday through Sep. 29, 5 to 8 p.m. $9 Adults; $8 Students, Seniors and Military; $5 Children ages 4 - 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation and Gardens Members. As part of our Summer Oasis Series, enjoy the cool of the evening and the Gardens after dark at Tucson Botanical Gardens!  Every Friday night the Gardens will open for guests to enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense summer sun.  Cafe Botanica will be open…

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Fourth Friday Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market at the Gardens

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - September 22 @ 8:00 pm

Fourth Friday Farmers' & Artisans' Market at Tucson Botanical Gardens with Jun. 23, Jul. 28, Aug. 25, Sep. 22 5 to 8 p.m. FREE to attend Farmers' Market, Gardens Admission not Included 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…

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Nuestras Recetas: Food Traditions and Favorite Recipes of Tucson’s Mexican Americans

September 7 @ 10:00 am - September 21 @ 10:00 am

Thursday, Sep. 7, 10 a.m. El Pueblo Neighborhood Center, 101 W. Irvington, Building 6 Or Thursday, Sep. 21, 10 a.m. Tucson Botanical Gardens, Porter Hall This year the Gardens is partnering with Catholic Community Services, Nutrition Services to create a bilingual booklet that will include favorite recipes of local Mexican American seniors along with stories about the traditions associated with their use.  The project, which is supported by Arizona Humanities, will not only preserve special family recipes but explore topics…

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Dog Portraits in the Gardens

September 11 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Monday, September 11th 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Get the most out of the Dog Days of Summer and the Tucson Botanical Gardens' Summer Oasis series!  Take advantage of this opportunity to have professional photos taken of your beloved companion in the Gardens’ lush landscape. Professional photographer Vicky Stromee generously donates her time to the Gardens each year to make this fun event a fundraiser for the Gardens. Pricing: Includes both digital and hard copy photos as well as Garden…

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Museum Day Live!

September 23 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, Sep. 23 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Once again, Tucson Botanical Gardens is participating in Museum Day Live! an annual, one day celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Log in to Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live! and download a free ticket for two admissions to Tucson Botanical Gardens (as well as other cultural attractions around town and around the country!).  This is your free pass to explore your world and share your experiences. To find out more and…

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October 2017

Butterfly Magic: A Tropical Wonderland in Tucson!

October 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am - May 31, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

October through May 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily Included with Gardens admission This October, not only will we be unveiling our blockbuster exhibit, Origami in the Garden, but we will also see the return of Butterfly Magic to the Gardens’ Cox Butterfly and Orchid Pavilion!  Always a favorite with first-time visitors and Garden Regulars alike, Butterfly Magic is a fully immersive experience that surrounds you with rare butterflies, tropical plants and orchids in bloom.  Also on view is our…

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