The Cultivated Wild (Members Only)

Garden members are exclusively invited to the book launch party celebrating Raymond Jungle's The Cultivated Wild. Jungles re-landscaped the Miami Beach Botanical Garden in 2011 and was recently given an Award of Honor for the landscape design from the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Sobe Chamber Ensemble: Czech It Out

The South Beach Chamber Ensemble's 18th season opens with “Czech It Out,” highlighting string quartets by Smetana and Dvorak on October 4, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884) is best known for his opera The Bartered Bride, the symphonic cycle Má vlast ("My Homeland"), and for his First String Quartet, From My Life (1876). After becoming deaf, Smetana began composing the string quartet.

International Day of Peace

Join us for a celebration of the International Day of Peace. Gather at the Peace Pole for activities aimed at strengthening the ideals of peace amount our diverse people. There will be a peace assembly featuring a proclamation from city and county elected officials. Following will be a visual art showcase, a peace march with students from the eight regional schools, a youth dialogue, musical and theatrical performances, a brown bag lunchtime and much more! For more information and to get involved call 305-375-1406 or click here.

StoryCode

StoryCode is a platform for emerging and established cross-platform and immersive storytellers to share their work. Each StoryCode Miami Chapter event (which is free to the community) celebrates artists creating immersive media projects in Miami. Two Miami creatives will present their projects and discuss their experiences, challenges, solutions, and their future ideas. Afterwards, connect with artists through a networking session. Click here for more information.

Play Reading of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Ground Up & Rising is a non-profit theater group offering free performances in the Garden this summer. Join them for a reading of Pulitzer Prize Nominated play by Rajiv Joseph, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. Joseph's modern masterpiece chronicles the travails of a tiger roaming the streets of Baghdad existentially reaching for life's meaning.  Set during this century's invasion of Baghdad, the tiger incredulously absorbs the myriad absurdities of war and crosses paths with soldiers, who are searching for friendship, redemption, and a toilet seat made of gold.

Tigertail WordSpeak

Come experience Tigertail's team of teens coming together for the first time to bring you a free spoken word performance, WordSpeak.

Cinema Green in the Garden

Cinema Green in the Garden is a free environmental documentary series brought to you by ECOMB and the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Coral City takes an exclusive look at coral as a living artworks and storytellers. Film, multi-media, and site-specific artworks take you on a visual story of the true potential of coral reef organisms. The film also discusses how rising sea levels, combined with government dredging projects are impacting not just the coral beds but the entire fate of Miami.

Kawaii Universe in the Garden

To celebrate the 2015 Florida Supercon, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden is welcoming Kawaii Universe as a special vendor of all things kawaii, anime, and adorable! This pop art is designed in the Wynwood Art District by award-winning graphic designer Valentina. Stop by for unique handmade stickers, re-useable decorations, and other small items that make perfect gifts for yourself or a friend.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday Friday and Sunday.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Art in the Park with Marie

Marie Kolbert is a licensed pre-school teacher in her home country of Sweden, where she has been involved in arts her whole life. After playing soccer for the National Team in Sweden, she arrived in the U.S. on a soccer scholarship at Lynn University in Boca Raton in 1996. There she received her Bachelor of Arts in Visual Design. In 2000, she moved to Miami Beach where she still resides.

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