Art in the Gardens
Featured Art Exhibit
Bug Out: Works by Bob Sober
- July 7-Aug 25
- South Lobby, Crystal Bridge
- Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm
Tulsan Bob Sober creates human-size images of insects through focus stacking, in which he focuses on one section of an insect at a time and takes thousands of photos that are integrated into a final composite image, capturing the insect in exquisite detail. Displaying 29 digital images printed on aluminum, the intricate, microscopic details are visible using the layering of 700 to 2500 photos for each print. Sizes vary from 12” to 60.”
Sculpture Addition to the Children’s Garden
Thanks to a signature grant from the Fred Jones Family Foundation, the Myriad Botanical Gardens is delighted to announce that the commission of a charming “Prairie Dog” sculpture from renowned artist, Nancy Schȯȯn. Look for this latest public art addition to the Children’s Garden.
Story Teller Chair
Thanks to a generous gift from Gail and Bill Beals, local Oklahoma artist Don Narcomy has created a one-of-a-kind kind mystical throne that will sure to bring delight to children and families for many years of storytelling and reading in the Children’s Garden.
Gold Fish Sculpture
Located on the east side of the Crystal Bridge.
Artist Hans Van de Bovenkamp created the 14-foot red abstract sculpture as a means to connect the organic forms of nature with urban architecture and the environment. You can find this sculpture on the north west corner of the Gardens.
“Roots” by Don Narcomey
Roots was purchased as a permanent sculpture in the Myriad Gardens to commemorate the 25th anniversary.