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April 2019

A Small Private Sale of Paintings and Objects from the Manabu Saito and John P. Craig Estate

April 23 - September 5

In 2018, The Tucson Botanical Gardens was fortunate to be the recipient of a collection of art and personal items from the estate of botanical artist, Manabu Saito and his partner, Dr. John P. Craig. It was Mr. Saito’s wish that the proceeds from the sale of his works and items further the mission of the Gardens. The Gardens is pleased to offer a small selection of paintings and personal items for public sale.  Mr. Saito’s collection is vast and varied.  Works for sale includes watercolors from the…

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May 2019

Quilts in the Gardens

May 5 - September 29

In partnership with Quilts for a Cause, the Gardens is pleased to exhibit nature themed quilts in Porter Hall and Friends House Gallery. Quilts will also be for sale in the Gardens' Gift Shop. Quilts for a Cause auctions and sells handmade quilts and quilt patterns donated by quilters to support breast and gynecological cancer research. The Quilts for a Cause mission is to use the art and business of quilting to pursue advances in breast and/or gynecologic cancers by…

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June 2019

Dog Days

June 1 - September 30

From June 1st through September 30th, your 4-legged friends will be allowed to enjoy the Gardens just as much as you. Admission for your dog will be $3 per dog for a day pass or your pet can enjoy unlimited access to the Gardens with a dog membership for $20. Each dog membership comes with a custom canine membership card and must be added to your existing Garden membership. Additional dog memberships may be purchased at $10 each. Purchase yours…

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September 2019

Dog Portraits

September 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Professional dog portraits with Tucson’s most beautiful backdrop. Renowned Tucson photographer, Vicky Stromee, will be holding pet portrait sessions in the Gardens. Wednesday, September 4th 7:30 am to 9:30 am $10.00 portrait of one dog, two JPEG images emailed $15.00 portrait of one dog, two JPEG images emailed AND 2 4×6 photo prints mailed Multiple furry friends? Receive $5.00 off for each additional dog! No pre-registration required. Gardens admission is required,  all members get in free. Are you planning on…

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Pet Communicator/Medium

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Just because animals cannot speak English does not mean they do not communicate. Pet Communicator and Medium Ann Marie Hoff gets messages from animals in a variety of ways. Whether it be an animal from the other side, a pet at home, or the pup you brought along for Dog Days in the Gardens, Ann Marie Hoff uses her experience and insight to bridge the communication gap between you and your beloved pet. Because this is a separately ticketed special…

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Farm to Fork Summer Feast Series

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Inspired by our local farms and vineyards, these special evenings will highlight the very best of what is farmed and cultivated in the Sonoran Desert. Served family-style on a long shared farm table; join friends—new and old-- for great food and conversation. Tour the Gardens, dance to the music, enjoy the sleepy summer season. Get to know your neighbors and talk with the farmers that have dedicated their lives to making a difference in our community and the quality of…

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Plant Geek Festival + Sale

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join your fellow Plant Geeks, enthusiasts, and appreciators Saturday September 21 from 9am-2pm for our Plant Geek Festival + Sale! We are happy to offer ALL DAY FREE ADMISSION to the gardens as you visit over a dozen of Tucsons' best growers and nurseries all in one location. Enjoy local food vendors and live music as you enjoy the festival.

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