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Drop-in Origami @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Try your hand at the art of origami with help from experts at this drop-in activity at Minka in the Japanese Garden. Meets from 11am–3pm on March 14 and 15. No registration required.
Radical Botany: Screening and Discussion @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm

View an early 20th century botanical film screening at the Boddy House. The screening will be followed by a talk with artist Jessica Rath and Dr. Natania Beeker. Rath’s exhibition fruiting bodies is currently on display at the Sturt Haaga Gallery. Dr. Meeker is the co-author of Radical Botany. No registration required, included with admission to the Gardens.

fruiting bodies is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Department of Arts and Culture.

Shakespeare in the Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm

Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns with performances amongst Descanso’s spring blooms every Saturday and Sunday in March and April. 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.



Members-Only Extended Hours @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Gardens stay open for members until 7pm Monday–Thursday, March 16–19. Stop by after work and enjoy an evening stroll during our peak bloom season.