Portraits of the Garden 2: BLOOM!

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MARCH 4 — MAY 28, 2017 Following the success of Portraits of the Garden, Portraits of the Garden 2: BLOOM! will be an exhibition of artwork in celebration of the flower. Beyond its magnetic beauty, of course, the flower is one of nature’s miracle mechanisms. We’re counting on BLOOM! to fill the Sturt Haaga Gallery with a …

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Sharing Culture | Creating Community

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OCTOBER 15, 2016 — JANUARY 29, 2017 From its inception more than 50 years ago, the Japanese Garden has brought together people from different backgrounds and cultures and offered them a new, intimate, and soul-nourishing experience with nature, as uniquely interpreted through the garden language of Japan. This exhibition explores how a garden happens; how …

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Oasis

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September 13-December 2015 Descanso Gardens is frequently described as an “oasis.” This exhibition explored through artists’ eyes and sensibilities the many meanings and connotations of “oasis” — refuge, mirage, and island of human activity in a parched surrounding landscape. The exhibition spilled out of the gallery into hidden spots throughout the Gardens where artists who …

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California Light

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May 3-August 2, 2015 Descanso Gardens was honored to participate in the 2014 edition of the AxS Festival (axsfestival.org). The AxS Festival’s theme Curiosity was chosen to coincide with the second anniversary of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory rover Curiosity’s mission to discover more about Mars. What would really electrify us Earthlings is if Curiosity …

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Woven

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May 17 — August 28, 2016 Cloth, baskets, containers, nets, fences, dwellings, even paper- all originated from fiber and plants. Human ingenuity has made the manipulation of plant materials even more beautiful. Weaving has been used for thousands of years for both practical and decorative purposes. “Woven” presented artwork that illustrated, represented, and celebrated the …

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