November 18, 2019 – March 17, 2020
Sturt Haaga Gallery | Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Programming for Fruiting Bodies
October – April
elkology sign projects–Street artist ELKPEN and Rath created temporary artworks with area college students about Descanso’s biodiversity.
Sunday, January 26 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Artist walkthrough–Rath and composer Robert Hoehn led a gallery and garden walkthrough.
Saturday, February 29 12:00 and 2:00 pm
Sunday, March 1 10:00 am
Fruiting Bodies Forages with nance klehm–5thgeneration horticulturalist and ecological systems engineer nance klehm led specially designed plant forages throughout Descanso.
Saturday, March 7 5:45, 6:30 and 7:15 pm
Bee Song Master Chorale Performances–World renowned CSU-Long Beach Chamber Choir performed a special arrangement of BEE SONG by composer Robert Hoehn inspired by the daily activity of a bumblebee colony.
March 15—Postponed–Radical Botany Screening and Discussion–Early 20thcentury botanical film screening will be followed by a talk with Jessica Rath and Professors Natania Meeker and Antónia Szabari, co-authors of Radical Botany (Fordham, 2019).
selected press and publications
rootsimple podcast on Farm Unfixed
Artillery on The Ocelots of Foothill Blvd.
KCRW ‘All Things Considered‘ on a better nectar
Smithsonian article on Ripe
Radical Botany by Antonia Szabari and Natania Meeker, Fordham University Press
X-TRA review by Ellen Birrell (Summer 2013)
Art in America review