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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Jul 24 2023

Floresta: Soundbath at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Monday, July 24

8:30 – 10:00 pm
Doors open at 7:30 pm

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, New York

COST:    $40.00, tickets can be purchased here.

Immersive outdoor musical event inspired by trees’ underground communications network

As part of its summer and fall program series Power of Trees, Brooklyn Botanic Garden will present  Floresta, a soundbath experience, on July 24 from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM. Attendees are encouraged to bring a mat or towel, find a spot on the grass of the Garden’s famed Cherry Esplanade, lie back, and soak up an evening of immersive soundscapes inspired by trees’ underground communication network.

Floresta will feature musicians Angélica Negrón, Darian Donovan Thomas, and Raquel Acevedo Klein, collaborating in an evening of unfolding soundscapes using voices, violin, plants, flowers, bells, synths, accordion, water, found objects, and mechanical percussion.

This ticketed event is for ages 14 and older. A rain date is scheduled for July 25.

About Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Founded in 1910, Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment. Situated on 52 acres in the heart of Brooklyn and open year-round, the Garden is home to over 12,000 kinds of plants and more than 30 specialty gardens.

Garden entrances are at 990 Washington Avenue, 150 Eastern Parkway, and 455 Flatbush Avenue. Follow @brooklynbotanic on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok, and join the conversation using #BrooklynBotanicGarden. Learn more about BBG at bbg.org.

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