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Luminous at Tucson Botanical Gardens

Phone: (520) 326-9686

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Venue: Tucson Botanical Gardens

Time: Luminous Hours: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM; Regular Garden Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Recurring daily

Admission: Members $12 and $6 (children)


Tucson Botanical Gardens, in collaboration with internationally acclaimed sculptor Mykl Wells, is excited to bring you Luminous, an outdoor nocturnal art experience. Luminous is a series of illuminated sculptures based on the flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert. Each individually handmade lantern is built specifically for the Tucson Botanical Gardens to light up the night with wonder, curiosity and reverence for this place we call home. As an artist I drink deeply from the creative wellspring of the Sonoran Desert. A region so rich in life that it is second only to the Amazon rain forest in biodiversity. I hope you see in my work the respect and love I have for the plants and animals of this region. And also in their frail spirit like state that they should not be taken for granted and that you will be inspired to help preserve the natural splendor that we enjoy.