Origami in the Garden² Photo Contest



Show us the Origami in the Garden² through your lens at Memphis Botanic Garden! Starting February 26 through March 23, we invite photographers and photo-takers of all ages to capture their favorite moments, angles, features and perspectives of this blockbuster exhibition. You can submit photos taken throughout the show, since it opened on September 21. Photo submissions will be judged for aesthetic quality and merit; photos must be hi-res. There will be one grand prize winner, along with other categories and fabulous prizes!


Prizes include:


First Place Winner: Armijo’s Mouse sculpture by Kevin Box and Tim Armijo 

Second Place Winner: OiG gift bag filled with coffee mug, t-shirt, and other surprises plus $50 

Third Place Winner: OiG gift bag filled with coffee mug, t-shirt, and other surprises

The winners will be announced on March 29 via social media and email. So scroll through your old images from last Fall that you snapped of the exhibition or come visit this Spring and grab new images of the artwork at our garden.


To submit photos:


Email image to origamiinthegarden@gmail.com. Subject MBG Photo Contest.


In the email please supply us with your full name, email and phone number. All submissions must to be emailed to origamiinthegarden@gmail.com. In order to be a part of the contest, the photos MUST be submitted to this email.


Also be sure to share your photos on social media using #origamimbg so we can share your photos on our social media accounts!


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Daily Garden Admission

Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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