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[Total: 0   Average: 0/5]You must sign in to vote Video produced by TrendingWWWandW.LLC Website: Twitter : YouTube : Music : Wild Rising by Cracking Art As published : Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Wild Rising arrives to the Garden’s desert trails October 12 and is included in the cost of general admission and membership. The vibrant art forms are the creations of Cracking Art, a collective of artists who specialize in plastic as an artistic medium with the intention of radically changing the history of art through a strong social and environmental commitment. The creatures featured in Wild Rising not only capture the magnificence of nature but also address global and local sustainability and conservation issues, including climate change, plastic in the oceans and the importance of recycling. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage with these vibrant creatures and discover their messages of stewardship for our environment. With 12 installations, visitors will see 20 penguins posing among the cactus and 40 majestic grey wolves guarding the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus and Succulent Galleries. Cracking Art, founded in 1993, named the collective after the process of converting raw crude oil into plastic, or “cracking.” The artworks appear unexpectedly in everyday places, inviting passersby to reexamine their perspectives. The Garden has worked with Cracking Art to curate a dozen larger-than-life animal vignettes. The sculptures’ brilliant colors and monumental sizes will capture the amusement of all ages, but Cracking Art hopes the creatures spark a deeper dialogue about environmental issues. Gertrude’s Introduces Fall Menus The patio will remain closed until mid-November for continued renovations. Once fully open Gertrude’s will feature a […]


  • ゴンチャンネル 9 months ago


  • Where's Mondo!!! 9 months ago

    Stopping by to show some support!!! Loving this garden and the bears!!!

  • Manic Sylph 9 months ago

    Seem like just my kind of place!!

  • 書道師範みくたん 9 months ago

    A wonderful botanical garden! Plants in the desert area are very valuable!

  • MisterArdor 9 months ago

    Definitely a place to take a leisurely stroll through and just let the stress drip away.

  • Dean Jones 9 months ago

    My kids would love it here

  • englishtutoringonlin 9 months ago

    Looks like a really cool place, you've given us a great snapshot of the gardens (like the acommpanying music too!)

  • Diana Reed 9 months ago

    I just love this.

  • Alice Ford 9 months ago

    Just love community art exhibits like this! We need more of these in the US

  • The Shadow's Project 9 months ago

    Looka fantastic

  • Play, Live, Repeat - Family Life Unboxed! 9 months ago

    Awesome place! I love those light up frogs!

  • Eric Paul Goldie 9 months ago

    Fantastic video and slide show. Lots to see and do, looks like a wonderful place to visit!

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  • The Astute Tourist 9 months ago

    Cool looking place! Looks like it was a funday! Thanks for sharing your fun times!

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