A shot of Brazilian Modern showing palms, black-and-white curved pathways, and a variety of Brazilian plants.

Opening Weekend Celebration

Saturday, June 8, 2019–Sunday, 9, 2019

Celebrate Brazil’s lively contributions to music and dance evoking Rio de Janeiro, the “Cidade Maravilhosa” that Roberto Burle Marx called home.

A building near a stand of palms.

Landscape Film: Roberto Burle Marx

Sunday, June 9; 2 p.m.
Ross Hall

This documentary takes a sensory journey through the art and life of the Brazilian landscape architect and painter best known for the iconic black-and-white mosaic promenades that line Rio’s Copacabana Beach. See the debut of this film in the U.S., followed by a conservation with director Joao Vargas Penna.

#plantlove Happy Hour

Co-hosted by The Sill, ihavethisthingwithurbanjungles, and ApartmentBotanist
Saturday; 3–4 p.m.
Visitor Center Cantina

Meet up with fellow plant lovers and enjoy drink specials featuring Brazil’s national drink, the caipirinha, along with beer, wine, and more for sale.