2020: “Wild and Whimsical”
“Wild and Whimsical” is Reiman Gardens’ 2020 theme. With back-to-back exhibits, a significant new garden space, and a big anniversary, 2020 is going to be wild at Reiman Gardens! Join us in celebrating all things wild and whimsical, from fairy magic in the Conservatory to riotous tulips everywhere, from gardens full of feral creatures and fanciful frogs to winter nights with festive trains and fantastical lights, there will be much to explore in every season.
For the first time, Reiman Gardens will host two different exhibits in one year.
Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks
May 16 – July 5
In our changing world, some of earth’s most spectacular creatures are under threat. The latest and last series of “Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks”, from mid-May through early July, includes sculptures constructed entirely of LEGO® bricks bringing us life-size-and-larger forms of species that are threatened, endangered, and even extinct. You will come to see these beings anew and learn how we can appreciate and preserve them before it is too late.
Ribbit the Exhibit
July 8 – October 4
The second exhibit, “Ribbit the Exhibit,” will run from early July through early October. Captivating and whimsical, this collection of human-scale frog sculptures is sure to make you smile. Artist J.A. Cobb crafted the pieces from copper and gave each one personality and interests that just might reflect your own. Explore the Gardens to discover each enchanting vignette, including frogs modeling the Grant Wood classic, “American Gothic.”