Event Details



Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Time: 5:30 PM-8:30 PM MT

Location: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Price: $75 (general), $65 (Classes of 2012-2021)


Horticultural Diplomacy:  Connecting People Through Plants and Art

The Cornell Club of Arizona and Cornell Botanic Gardens cordially invite Cornell Alumni to enjoy a delightful evening at the Desert Botanical Garden to find inspiration in the nature that connects us all.  

Enjoy the stunning Chihuly in the Desert exhibition, reconnect with alumni strolling the beautiful southwest gardens and engage in a thought-provoking discussion about the interdependence of biological and cultural diversity, led jointly by Dr. Christopher Dunn, the Elizabeth Newman Wilds Executive Director of the Cornell Botanic Gardens, and Ken Schutz, the Dr. William Huizingh Executive Director of Desert Botanical Garden.

Registration includes admission to the Desert Botanical Garden, access to the Chihuly in the Desert exhibition, an inspiring presentation and a lovely catered dinner in the Binns Wildflower Pavilion.  Celebrate this special evening with Cornell at the Desert Botanical Garden!

Registration:  $75.00 per person ($65.00 for Class of 2012 and newer).

Event questions: Tom Dewey `84, `85

Registration questions: Cole Johnston


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University guidelines
in regards to COVID-19.