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Butterfly Magic: A Tropical Wonderland in Tucson!

October 1, 2016 @ 9:30 am - May 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
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  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, Frida: Art, Garden, Life, 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.  New this season is…

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Twilight Thursdays

October 6, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Twilight Thursdays Every Thursday Night, 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Adult Admission: $13; Student, Senior, Military: $12; Children 4-17: $7.50 Members, children 3 & under and visitors with a Cafe Botanica reservation* are free *Visitors with a Cafe reservation may enter the Gardens anytime after 3 p.m. Twilight Thursdays are now a permanent part of the Tucson Botanical Gardens' schedule! Due to the popularity of Twilight Thursdays during our Summer Oasis Series, Tucson Botanical Gardens has extended this event to…

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Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

October 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - May 31, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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October 10th, 2016 - May 31st, 2017 Included with Gardens Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens is honored to host the New York Botanical Garden’s blockbuster exhibit: Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life. This exhibit examines Kahlo’s work, life and influence through the lens of the plants and nature that surrounded her.  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.   The centerpiece…

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Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray

October 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - May 31, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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        Porter Hall Gallery and Etherton Gallery present: Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray October 10, 2016 - May 31, 2017 Included with Gardens Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens and Etherton Gallery, as part of the blockbuster exhibit Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, 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.…

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Frida’s Roots: Frida Kahlo’s Cultural, Artistic and Botanical Influences

October 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - April 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Frida's Roots: Frida Kahlo's Cultural, Artistic and Botanical Influences A Lecture Series Presented by Tucson Botanical Gardens and Pima Community College All lectures will take place from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Tucson Botanical Gardens unless otherwise noted* $10, $8 Garden Members Series Sponsored by Salon Nouveau Photo Credit: Frida With Idol, Photo by Nickolas Muray ©Nickolas Muray Photo Archives, courtesy Etherton Gallery     Thursday, October 13 To Follow Nature in Her Walks: Botanical Inspiration in Art, Olivia Miller, Curator of Exhibitions and…

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Frida Fridays

October 14, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - May 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Every Friday Evening During the Blockbuster Exhibit 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. $13 Adults, $12 Students Seniors and Military, $7.50 Children ages 4 – 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation* and TBG Members *Visitors with a Cafe reservation may enter the Gardens anytime after 3 p.m. Photo of Frida Kahlo Museum, Courtesy of Dan Chavez Enjoy the cool of a Sonoran Desert evening while taking in the beauty of Frida Kahlo's Garden after dark.  The Tucson Botanical Gardens…

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Frida al Fresco

January 27 @ 5:00 pm - May 26 @ 8:00 pm

Select Friday Evenings: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 28, May 26 5 - 8 p.m. Now that Frida Fridays are a permanent part of the Tucson Botanical Gardens’ schedule, it’s only appropriate that once a month, we celebrate Frida in a major way!  Starting Jan. 27, and continuing on the fourth Friday of every month, the Gardens will be the center of all things Frida Kahlo.  There will be performances, food and festive refreshments that bring Frida Kahlo’s…

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Why a Will or Estate Plan?

March 27 @ 4:30 pm - March 29 @ 12:00 pm
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Please join us for this free and informative workshop: Why a Will or Estate Plan? Essentials to help your Family and Community by Kay Richter, Attorney at Law Monday, Mar. 27, 4:30 to 6 p.m. OR Wednesday, Mar. 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon The Gardens is proud to present Kay Richter, a nationally recognized attorney who for 30 years has focused solely on estate planning and elder law. She has previously spoken at the Gardens and received exceptional ratings for her clear…

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April 2017

Arizona Gives Day

April 4

Tuesday, Apr. 4 Schedule your donation today! Mark your calendars because Arizona Gives Day is right around the corner! Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and the Arizona Grantmakers Forum, Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24 hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans around causes they believe in. Please consider making a donation of ANY amount to the Gardens on this day and help us obtain one of 27 prizes that Arizona Gives Day provides non-profits that reach…

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Ultimate Home & Garden Tour

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, 85712
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Ultimate Home and Garden Tour Saturday, Apr. 8 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   The Tucson Botanical Garden's much-anticipated Ultimate Home & Garden Tour will take place Saturday, April 8th. Don’t miss this opportunity to see some of Tucson’s most beautiful homes and inspiring gardens! Your unforgettable day will start with a lovely brunch at Tucson Botanical Gardens.  After brunch, board luxury transport to tour beautiful homes and gardens at locations throughout Tucson.  Finish your tour with a special cocktail reception at a…

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