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Volunteers from EDR - - A guest post by Neil Williams

On May 21, the Garden welcomed a hard-working group of volunteers from EDR. Big thank you to those volunteers, for their time, enthusiasm, and this follow up note from one of the crew!       EDR would like to thank you and the staff at the Horticulture Department for allowing us to volunteer in the Children’s Garden. Kyle McLane was extremely pleasant to work with, and he made the afternoon very enjoyable. This was actually my first time visiting the Botanic Garden,... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden at Saturday, May 30, 2015

Now that school’s out, it’s time to get your summer rolling...

  …and you don’t have to take a vacation to an exotic location to do so. Memphis is full of outdoor summertime fun, and there’s plenty of it to be found at the Garden. If the kiddos aren’t already signed up for summer camps, we still have a few spaces available. They’ll dig (no pun intended) the various nature-themed camps, designed for learning and play for ages 5-13. We’re also hosting our... Read More
Posted by Jana Wilson at Friday, May 29, 2015

"Springtime Whimsy" Sharon Israel

About The Exhibit: “Springtime Whimsy” is a show dedicated to the joys of nature and the world reborn. My work is influenced not only by the tangible, but also colors and movement in the environment around me. I am fascinated by the interplay of both light and dark and the world within the negative space. Each piece of glass is hand cut, wrapped in lead and soldered to create the one of a kind pieces. MBG:  I'm curious about the expressive therapy you did working in... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Monday, May 25, 2015

"The River Over Us" Chandler Pritchett

About the exhibit:  Using water as a reference, these paintings serve as an abstract investigation of empathy.  There are a number of ways to approach easy questions in the world.  "Why is the sky blue?" I could use scientific language to explain how solar photons and ozone interact and how the rods and cones in our eyes interpret those interactions. The simple question might be the wrong question though--forget what you know about photons. On this June day in the garden,... Read More
Posted by Stephanie Cosby at Friday, May 22, 2015


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