Adult Programs

Fall Human+Nature Walking Tour with Daniel Popper (Sold out)

Join artist Daniel Popper during this walking tour of the new Human+Nature exhibition. Space is limited.

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SOLD OUT

Explore the Human+Nature exhibition with artist Daniel Popper and hear about the concept behind the exhibition and the process of creating these awe-inspiring sculptures. Space is limited.

Know Before You Go: 

This is a 2 ½ hour program and a total walk of approximately 1 1/2 miles.  This walking tour will start next to the Hallow sculpture at Meadow Lake and proceed by chipped trail and short drive to various points across the Arboretum. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and bring water during this hike.

Arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the program. Park at the Main Parking Lot and pick up a map at the Visitor Center. Meet Daniel next to the Hallow sculpture beside Meadow Lake at 1:00 p.m. The group will walk together by chipped trail and over grass to see the various sculptures, passing by Parking Lot 5 and Parking Lot 18. After this first portion of the tour, walk back to the Main Parking lot, hop back in your car, drive to Parking Lot 21, and meet Daniel on the lawn in front of the Thornhill Picnic Shelter. He will then lead you to the last two installations.

COVID-19 Precautions

Participants must abide by the Arboretum’s safety guidelines while participating in this program. 

This program is held entirely outdoors; please dress for the weather, including sun protection. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes and bring water. Limit 40

Daniel Popper

Daniel Popper is a multidisciplinary artist known globally for his larger-than-life sculptures. From Cape Town, South Africa, he is most acclaimed for his massive and spectacular public art installations, including the memorial sculpture for the Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, and sculptures for popular events such as the Boom Festival in Portugal and Rainbow Serpent Festival in Australia.

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