Houston Botanic Garden

Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks opens Saturday, Jan. 28 at Houston Botanic Garden

20 monumental sculptures by world-renowned artist to rise above living museum’s diverse plant collections Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks opens at Houston Botanic Garden on Saturday, Jan. 28, featuring 20 monumental sculptures by Steve Tobin, world-renowned for his works in glass, bronze, ceramic and steel. In Houston, his art will elegantly spiral as much as 30 feet above the natural beauty of the Houston Botanic Garden, the Bayou City’s living museum for plants. Intertwined, which runs through […]

Turning Lawns into Native Vegetable Gardens

Dany Millikin, Director of Education, Houston Botanic Garden

Sunday, February 5, 3 p.m. central, online Join Dany Millikin, Director of Education at the Houston Botanic Garden, to learn how to convert your lawn to a native vegetable garden.  In addition to his work at the garden, Dany has long specialized in incorporating edibles into landscaping. In fact, he co-founded Edible Earth Resources in 2008, an edible-focused regional landscaping company, specializing in the design, installation and maintenance of edible landscapes. Join him to learn […]

Houston Chamber Choir presents regional premiere of Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Mass for the Endangered with Loop38

Houston Chamber Choir presents regional premiere of Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Mass for the Endangered with Loop38 on Feb. 4 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church WHAT: The Grammy® Award-winning Houston Chamber Choir, under the direction of founder and artistic director Robert Simpson, joins the exciting instrumental group Loop38 in the regional premiere of Mass for the Endangered by American composer Sarah Kirkland Snider, with libretto by poet Nathaniel Bellows. The concert will be held Saturday, Feb. 4 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church. A […]

Houston Botanic Garden presents Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks, beginning Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023

Monumental sculptures by world-renowned artist to rise above living museum’s diverse plant collections Houston Botanic Garden presents Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks, beginning Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, and running through Aug. 13, 2023. The exhibition features monumental sculptures by the American artist, who is world-renowned for his works in glass, bronze, ceramic and steel, including “Trinity Root,” a memorial cast from a tree that protected a New York City cathedral on 9/11. In Houston, Tobin’s […]

Houston Botanic Garden presents Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks beginning Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023

Caption: Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks opens Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 at Houston Botanic Garden. (Note, these Tobin sculptures were photographed at San Antonio Botanical Garden.) Photo credit: Claudia Vassar Houston Botanic Garden presents Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks, beginning Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. The exhibition features monumental sculptures by the American artist, who is world-renowned for his works in glass, bronze, ceramic and steel, including “Trinity Root,” a memorial cast from a tree […]

Spirit Award Dinner Highlights Family Legacy and Community Spirit by Raising $375,000 in Honor of Houston Hospice

Musical tunes provided by The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University greeted more than 320 guests who gathered at River Oaks Country Club, on October 20 to support Houston Hospice generously. The 24th Annual Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award Dinner Co-chairs Jennifer Tuttle Arnold, Susan Tuttle Lummis, and Emily Tuttle Wilde were thrilled that the evening raised over $375,000. Emcee Rusty Gates led the evening. Dr. Alejandro Chaoul, founding director of the Jung Center’s Mind Body Spirit Institute, started the event with […]

Lightscape, presented by Reliant, returns to Houston Botanic Garden Nov. 18 through Jan. 1, 2023

One-of-a-kind artistic lights experience set to dazzle for a second year Lightscape, the internationally acclaimed lights and music event, presented by Reliant, returns to the Houston Botanic Garden this winter. In its second year, the outdoor illuminated trail includes dazzling new immersive installations – in addition to well-loved favorites – set to seasonal tunes along a winding path through the Garden. Whether it’s a family outing, date night or “girls’ night out,” Lightscape is sure to entertain. Favorites […]

Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects® Made with LEGO® Bricks coming to Houston Botanic Garden

Reminder: Nature Connects® opening and Family Festival/Birthday Celebration Sept. 24 at Houston Botanic Garden The inspirational exploration of art and nature is set to open Sept. 24 with a Family Festival celebrating the Garden’s 2nd birthday WHAT: Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects® Made with LEGO® Bricks, an award-winning exhibition that uses whimsical works of art made from simple toy blocks to explore the balance of ecosystems and mankind’s relationship with nature, is coming to the Susan Garver […]

Garden Tour & Prayer with Eyes Wide Open

Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m. Houston Botanic Garden One Botanic Ln. (at 8210 Park Place Blvd.) 77017 Experience a private guided tour of the Houston Botanic Garden, followed by practice of the nature-based Christian spiritual discipline of prayer with eyes wide open. Prayer with eyes wide open is a very meaningful way to deepen spirituality through nature, and nurture a loving relationship with the earth. Through prayer that engages with the world around us, instead […]

Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects® Made with LEGO® Bricks coming to Houston Botanic Garden

The inspirational exploration of art and nature is set to open Sept. 24 with a Family Festival celebrating the Garden’s 2nd birthday WHAT: Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects® Made with LEGO® Bricks, an award-winning exhibition that uses whimsical works of art made from simple toy blocks to explore the balance of ecosystems and mankind’s relationship with nature, is coming to the Susan Garver Family Discovery Garden at the Houston Botanic Garden. The exhibit runs from Saturday, Sept. […]