Calendar

Please note that Descanso Gardens is closed until further notice.

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Apr
24
Fri
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
25
Sat
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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{CANCELED} Shakespeare in the Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm

Please note that Shakespeare in the Garden is canceled.

Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns with performances amongst Descanso’s spring blooms. This fun, funny, moving production will travel to peak bloom spots as the season changes, showcasing a blooming botanical backdrop for your favorite Shakespeare scenes. Meets at Center Circle.

No registration required. Included in the price of regular admission. Free to Descanso Gardens members. Please note that this program does not meet on Sunday, April 12.

 

 

Apr
26
Sun
{CANCELED} Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am

Please note that the Member Bird Walks on March 22 and April 26 are canceled.

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

{CANCELED} Shakespeare in the Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

Please note that Shakespeare in the Garden is canceled.

Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns with performances amongst Descanso’s spring blooms. This fun, funny, moving production will travel to peak bloom spots as the season changes, showcasing a blooming botanical backdrop for your favorite Shakespeare scenes. Meets at Center Circle.

No registration required. Included in the price of regular admission. Free to Descanso Gardens members. Please note that this program does not meet on Sunday, April 12.

 

 

May
1
Fri
{CANCELED} Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
May 1 @ 10:00 am

Please note that Garden Sprouts is canceled.

Meets on four Fridays from May 1–22.

Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in story time, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills and social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Toddler Treks

Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 1 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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May
2
Sat
{CANCELED} Air Watercolor @ Descanso Gardens
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join artist Pete Morris and learn new watercolor techniques as you explore the various landscapes of Descanso. A brief classroom instruction will be followed by open air painting in different locations.

All levels are welcome. Meets on four Saturdays beginning May 2.

$90 members, $120 non-members. Advance registration required, register here. Students will be emailed a materials list after registration. Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 2 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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May
3
Sun
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 3 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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