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'Seeing The Invisible' At San Diego Botanic Garden

Every week from September 23, 2021 until August 30, 2022.
Sunday: 9 AM
Wednesday: 9 AM
Thursday: 9 AM
Friday: 9 AM
Saturday: 9 AM
San Diego Botanic Garden
$10.00 to $18.00

In September, San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) will premiere the most ambitious and expansive exhibition to date of contemporary artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology. Seeing the Invisible will feature works by 13 international artists including Ai Weiwei, Refik Anadol, El Anatsui, Isaac Julien CBE, Mohammed Kazem, Sigalit Landau, Sarah Meyohas, Pamela Rosenkranz, and Timur Si-Qin — including several artists’ first work in AR.

Visitors will engage with Seeing the Invisible via an app designed for the exhibition, downloadable to smartphones and tablets. Seeing the Invisible fosters collaboration among institutions, artists, and audiences to highlight the power of art and nature to connect people.

The AR nature of the exhibition allows for the creation of expansive, immersive works that engage with existing features of the natural landscape beyond the limitations of what is possible with physical artworks. Many of the works created for the exhibition will address related themes around nature, environment, sustainability, and explore the interplay of the physical world with the digital one.

Date | Seeing the Invisible will be available to the public from Sept. 23, 2021 through August 2022. Visit the San Diego Botanic Garden website for more information and details.

Get your tickets today!
Adult: $18 Youth (ages 3-17): $10
Senior (ages 60+): $12
Active Military: $12
Student: $12
SD Museum Council: $5

Admission to the art exhibit is included with admission to the San Diego Botanic Garden. For more information, visit the San Diego Botanic Garden website.

San Diego Botanic Garden

230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, California

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Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.