Calendar

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May
7
Sat
Spring Bloom Stations
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Stop by and learn about what’s in peak bloom from 10am–1pm each Saturday between March 12–May 7. Subject to availability.

May
14
Sat
Spring Bloom Tours
May 14 @ 11:00 am

Join us for a guided walking tour at 11am or 1pm to see what’s blooming at Descanso.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Spring Bloom Tours
May 14 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour at 11am or 1pm to see what’s blooming at Descanso.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

May
17
Tue
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This yoga class is sold out

Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Barbara Wood in the Rose Pavilion every Tuesday from May 17–July 5 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $116 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

May
18
Wed
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This yoga class is sold out

Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Barbara Wood and Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion every Wednesday evening from May 18–July 6 from 5–6:30pm. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $116 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

May
19
Thu
{SOLD OUT} Quick Location Sketching @ Descanso Gardens
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This class is sold out

Join artist Virginia Hein for a sketch walk through the gardens on Thursday, May 19. This class is designed as an introduction to quick location sketching and each participant is given a small panorama sketchbook and waterproof pen (included in class price). Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation.

$35 for members/$40 for non-members. Advance registration required.

Image: © Virginia Hein

May
20
Fri
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 20 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This yoga class is sold out

Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion every Friday from May 20–July 8 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $116 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

Jun
9
Thu
Tonalism: Day
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am

June 9–10 // Thursday–Friday: 10am–5pm
June 11–12 // Saturday–Sunday: 10am–4pm

Experience Tonalism (in Space) from dublab at Descanso for four days this June. With immersive surround sound installations in different areas of the garden, Tonalism invites participants to enjoy ambient music and consider sound as a way to reflect, meditate and connect with our surroundings and environment.

Free with admission, no advance registration required

Main Lawn:

  • Meditative music brings a new sound element to this garden space
  • Visitors are invited to explore The Centering Center’s woven pavilion – a social space for interaction and reflection
  • Storytelling Workshop with Tina Orduno Calderon on Thursday, June 9 from 11am–noon
    • Tina will share stories and songs with guests at Descanso Gardens as well as speak about the revival of the Tongva language and the fluidity of culture which is integrally connected to language and place
  • Soundbaths on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10 from 5–6:30pm
    • Immerse yourself in the sounds of crystal bowls under the oaks
  • Four Quadrant Induction Meditation by Marcos Lutyens on Sunday, June 12 from 11am–noon
    • A guided meditation exploring internal, sensory, social and environmental realms as they relate to the inner self and to the intent of the Centering Center Pavilion

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Rose Garden
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  • Quadraphonic soundscapes and other compositions
Jun
10
Fri
Tonalism: Day
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am

June 9–10 // Thursday–Friday: 10am–5pm
June 11–12 // Saturday–Sunday: 10am–4pm

Experience Tonalism (in Space) from dublab at Descanso for four days this June. With immersive surround sound installations in different areas of the garden, Tonalism invites participants to enjoy ambient music and consider sound as a way to reflect, meditate and connect with our surroundings and environment.

Free with admission, no advance registration required

Main Lawn:

  • Meditative music brings a new sound element to this garden space
  • Visitors are invited to explore The Centering Center’s woven pavilion – a social space for interaction and reflection
  • Storytelling Workshop with Tina Orduno Calderon on Thursday, June 9 from 11am–noon
    • Tina will share stories and songs with guests at Descanso Gardens as well as speak about the revival of the Tongva language and the fluidity of culture which is integrally connected to language and place
  • Soundbaths on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10 from 5–6:30pm
    • Immerse yourself in the sounds of crystal bowls under the oaks
  • Four Quadrant Induction Meditation by Marcos Lutyens on Sunday, June 12 from 11am–noon
    • A guided meditation exploring internal, sensory, social and environmental realms as they relate to the inner self and to the intent of the Centering Center Pavilion

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Rose Garden
:

  • Quadraphonic soundscapes and other compositions
Jun
11
Sat
Tonalism: Day
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am

June 9–10 // Thursday–Friday: 10am–5pm
June 11–12 // Saturday–Sunday: 10am–4pm

Experience Tonalism (in Space) from dublab at Descanso for four days this June. With immersive surround sound installations in different areas of the garden, Tonalism invites participants to enjoy ambient music and consider sound as a way to reflect, meditate and connect with our surroundings and environment.

Free with admission, no advance registration required

Main Lawn:

  • Meditative music brings a new sound element to this garden space
  • Visitors are invited to explore The Centering Center’s woven pavilion – a social space for interaction and reflection
  • Storytelling Workshop with Tina Orduno Calderon on Thursday, June 9 from 11am–noon
    • Tina will share stories and songs with guests at Descanso Gardens as well as speak about the revival of the Tongva language and the fluidity of culture which is integrally connected to language and place
  • Soundbaths on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10 from 5–6:30pm
    • Immerse yourself in the sounds of crystal bowls under the oaks
  • Four Quadrant Induction Meditation by Marcos Lutyens on Sunday, June 12 from 11am–noon
    • A guided meditation exploring internal, sensory, social and environmental realms as they relate to the inner self and to the intent of the Centering Center Pavilion

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Rose Garden
:

  • Quadraphonic soundscapes and other compositions