OPEN DAILY 7 A.M.|6 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

Loading Events
Home  »  Exhibits  »  Wild Rising by Cracking Art

Wild Rising by Cracking Art

DATES: Oct. 10, 2019 - May 10, 2020
PRICE: Free with general admission


Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Wild Rising arrives to the Garden’s desert trails October 10 and is included in the cost of general admission and membership.

The vibrant art forms are the creations of Cracking Art, a collective of artists who specialize in plastic as an artistic medium with the intention of radically changing the history of art through a strong social and environmental commitment. The creatures featured in Wild Rising not only capture the magnificence of nature but also address global and local sustainability and conservation issues, including climate change, plastic in the oceans and the importance of recycling.

Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking. With 13 installations, visitors will see 20 penguins posing among the cactus, snails stunningly positioned atop of the Garden’s butte and 40 majestic grey wolves guarding the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus and Succulent Galleries.

SPONSORED BY :

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Flashlight Tours

Saturday nights | June 1 - August 31 | 7 – 9:30 p.m.

Every Saturday night through Aug. 31, summer nights shine with Flashlight Tours. All ages will have a blast getting hands-on during this self-guided nocturnal adventure through the Garden. Check out the night blooming plants, animals that come out after-dark plus grab some food and drink and chill out.

Flashlight Tours

Saturday nights | June 1 - August 31 | 7 – 9:30 p.m.

Every Saturday night through Aug. 31, summer nights shine with Flashlight Tours. All ages will have a blast getting hands-on during this self-guided nocturnal adventure through the Garden. Check out the night blooming plants, animals that come out after-dark plus grab some food and drink and chill out.

Featured Class: Summer Hanging Basket

Jun 30, 2019

Add a floral touch to your patio, balcony or room of choice with a customized hanging basket. Learn to pair potted flower colors that celebrate the summer as they grow. All materials included.

Become a member and get unlimited access all year!

BECOME A MEMBER

You will now enter our LEARN portal, if you are a member, please login using the button on the top right corner of the page.
ENTER
close-link