Shine a Light

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JULY 15 – OCTOBER 27, 2019 . For almost a year, interdisciplinary artist Carole Kim has been working in Descanso Gardens as its first artist-in-residence. The results of her work will be on display at the new Shine a Light exhibition at the Sturt Haaga Gallery from July 15 – October 27, 2019. Shine a …

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Unusual Views

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February 11 – June 9, 2019 . Descanso Gardens has a long history of presenting art in the Gardens. From exhibitions mounted in the old garage and the Hospitality House to “arts and craft faires,” photography competitions and “Art Under the Oaks,” there have been many opportunities to enjoy high quality artwork from talented artists …

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La Reina de Los Ángeles

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SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 – JANUARY 13, 2019 Without the Los Angeles River, there would quite simply be no Los Angeles. While the precise geography is unknown, historians have estimated it’s changed course at least nine times in the first half of the nineteenth century alone. Today, less than 150 years into the life of our …

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Growing Habitat: LA’s Wildlife & Descanso

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May 21 – August 19, 2018 Descanso Gardens is a habitat for many living things: From heritage oaks, to native gray squirrels, to the vast network of mycorrhizal fungi in the soil underfoot. Descanso’s location, so close to an urban center, yet nestled in the foothills and connected to more “wild” areas, creates a prime …

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Beyond the Bouquet

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January 22 – April 22, 2018 For millennia, people have brought plants and flowers indoors for their pleasure, tradition and even health. When flowers are removed from their natural surroundings and repurposed into bouquets and flower arrangements, gardening evolves beyond a practical skill into the realm of art-making. Beyond the Bouquet highlights this art-making tradition as it …

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