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

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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.