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April 1 through April 30, 2014
Desert Botanical Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden is pleased to welcome back Dale Chihuly to the Desert Botanical Garden with a stunning exhibition of his extraordinary works of art.  The exhibition, Chihuly in the Garden, includes multiple installation sites featuring his unique works of art located along the Garden’s trails.  The exhibition isopen to the public November 10, 2013 and until May 18, 2014.

Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art.  He is renowned for his ambitious architectural installations around the world, in historic cities, museums and gardens. Chihuly’s work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass. Major exhibitions include Chihuly Over Venice (1995-96), Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem (1999), Garden Cycle (2001–12), de Young Museum in San Francisco (2008), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2011) and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond (2012). Chihuly Garden and Glass opened at Seattle Center in 2012.

Chihuly in the Garden is presented by JPMorgan Chase.  Additional sponsors include APS, sponsoring Chihuly at Night (the 4 – 8 p.m. time slot) and Act One Foundation.

Chihuly in the Garden Exhibition Details

To make the visitor experience as enjoyable as possible, Desert Botanical Garden is instituting timed ticketing.  Timed ticketing is designed to control the flow of guests, ensure adequate parking and improve your viewing experience.

Dates:                  November 10, 2013 – May 18, 2014
Hours:                  8 a.m. – 8 p.m. with three timed ticket sessions
                              8 a.m. – Noon / 12 – 4 p.m. / 4 – 8 p.m.

Tickets:                Members
Members will enjoy unlimited Garden admission based on their level of membership.  Members will need to reserve tickets online at or by phone at 480-481-8188, beginning Monday, September 16, 2013.  

General Public
The General Public will be able to purchase tickets for  Adults $22, Seniors $20, Students (12 -1 8 with and college with ID) $12, Children (3 -12) $10, Children under 3 admitted free of charge.   Tickets may be purchased online at or by phone at 480-481-8188.

Advanced reservation or purchase recommended for both members and non-members. Limited walk-up tickets may be available.  For reduced group rates call: 480-481-8104.

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