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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ELEMENTAL | Marking Time

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August 14 – December 3, 2017 For some art media and techniques, time is an essential component. There are time-based art forms such as performance, images moving in film or digital, and music that act only through an unfolding. As we engage with these artworks, time is being marked off much in the same way …

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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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