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Feb
11
Sat
Haiku Walk & Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Led by haiku poet Debbie Kolodji, this workshop will include time to walk in the garden and be inspired by the camellias and instruction on writing the traditional Japanese three-line poem.

Free with admission, no advance registration required.


The Camellia Collection: Our Rebirth of Wonder

Celebrate camellias and poetry throughout the month of February at Descanso Gardens.

Camellias can bloom in our coldest and darkest winter season. These brilliant flowers, native to Asia, contain stories of resilience, hope, loss and ingenuity. Descanso supports one of the largest collections of camellias in North America, with more than 3,500 known and recorded plants, representing over 600 varieties.

In collaboration with accomplished poets Amy Uyematsu and Peter Levitt, Descanso is pleased to offer a series of programs that invite exploration, reflection, and participation.

Feb
18
Sat
Shiki Curator Gallery Tours @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am

Join curator Meher McArthur as she gives a gallery tour of the upcoming exhibit Shiki: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art. Meets at the Sturt Haaga Gallery on February 18 at 11am and 1pm.

No registration required, free with admission.

Shiki Curator Gallery Tours @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm

Join curator Meher McArthur as she gives a gallery tour of the upcoming exhibit Shiki: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art. Meets at the Sturt Haaga Gallery on February 18 at 11am and 1pm.

No registration required, free with admission.

Feb
25
Sat
Camellia Flower Arranging Demo @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm

George Harrison, President of Pacific Camellia Society, will lead a flower arranging demonstration featuring camellias.

Before or after the demo, you are welcome to visit the Southern California Camellia Council show in Rose Pavilion from 9am–4:30pm.