Origami in the Garden



Tucson Botanical Gardens presents the exhibit Origami in the Garden, a display of larger-than-life sculptures incorporating a traditional form of artistic expression surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. Based on the ancient paper art form that traces its origins to early Japanese origins, Origami in the Garden takes the familiar and makes it new again. Kevin and Jennifer created the show, and many of the pieces in it, with world renowned origami masters Michael G. LaFosse, Beth Johnson and Robert J. Lang. The art of origami takes patience, persistence, and the ability to see each step represented in the finished product. It can take established origami artists years to master certain types of folds or perfect a new creation. And that is just when working with small pieces of paper. Kevin and Jennifer have taken origami one step further by making the pieces huge (some over 6 feet tall) and of a material that can withstand the intensity of the Tucson seasons.

Date:

Dec 20, 2017 - Apr 1, 2018

Location:

Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85712

Hours:

8:30 am  - 4:30 pm

Price:

Similar Events

  • Carnival of Illusion - Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La - Phoenix

    Oct 7 - May 13

    Carnival of Illusion - Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La - Phoenix

    Carnival of Illusion conjures an evening of old-world magic by blending their international travel theme with all the charms of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow. Carnival of Illusion is Magic, Mystery, and Oooh La La!

    Phoenix, AZ

    Arizona Biltmore

  • “SUNS AT 50” HISTORY EXHIBIT

    Oct 27 - May 31

    “SUNS AT 50” HISTORY EXHIBIT

    Celebrating 50 Years as Arizona’s Original Sports Franchise, the Phoenix Suns Exhibit Showcases the Team’s Rich History and Tradition

    Phoenix, Arizona

  • Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La! - Tucson

    Oct 28 - Apr 14

    Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La! - Tucson

    An evening of old-world magic by blending their international travel theme with all the charms of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow. Carnival of Illusion is Magic, Mystery, and Oooh La La!

    Tucson, AZ

    Tucson Scottish Rite Grand Parlour

  • Late Nite Catechism

    Jan 5 - Mar 23

    Late Nite Catechism

    Ruling her classroom with a razor-sharp wit, Sister teaches her students – who happen to be the audience – everything she knows about sins and saints while doling out rewards and reprimands with lightning speed.

    Scottsdale, AZ

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

  • Late Nite Catechism III: 'Til Death Do Us Part

    Jan 6 - Mar 24

    Late Nite Catechism III: 'Til Death Do Us Part

    Arizona’s favorite ruler-wielding nun! In this popular comedy, Sister offers up the latest dogma fresh off the Internet, some hilarious lessons about love and marriage, and her own outrageous version of The Newlywed Game. Each performance is unique and appeals to people of all ages and faiths.

    Scottsdale, AZ

    Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

  • 28th Annual Celebration of Fine Art

    Jan 13 - Mar 25

    28th Annual Celebration of Fine Art

    In the big white tents on Hayden Rd and Loop 101 Freeway. 100+ juried artists create and sell their original works. Experience the creative process, sculpture court and open-air café.

    Scottsdale, AZ