Current Exhibitions

Pamela Burgess's Cross Sections of a Landscape - August 2 through November 2, 2014


Past Exhibitions

Upcycle: The Sculptures of LT Mustardseed - through September 28, 2914 

Gateways to Communities - April 4, 2013 through January 2014

Gateways to Containers - October 26, 2013 through February 2, 2014

David Rogers' Big Bugs - April 14 through July 15, 2012

Rogers' playful art installation skews scale and creates an environment that shrinks visitors and enlarges common creatures to uncommon proportions.












Pamela Burgess's Radiant Light: Shadow Sculpture of California Native Plants - October 1, 2010 through January 17, 2011

From large, dramatic installations to diminutive, sophisticated panels, highlight plants in the Garden. Photographic images of California native plants serve as the raw material. Transformed into digital prints on acrylics and textiles, each work represents the shadow cast by a botanical. 

Venue Gallery

Celebrate your next event surrounded by California native beauty

A vibrant landscape of plants and art welcome visitors throughout the year. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden offers beautiful, inspired garden settings and experienced, professional support to help you orchestrate an extraordinary event!

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California Courtyard

Our largest venue is a spacious open-air location, featuring beautiful views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Located adjacent the RSABG Administration Building, the courtyard can accommodate 400 guests in theater-style seating or more than 200 comfortably at tables for a banquet.

California Natives Container Garden

Located on the west side of Indian Hill Mesa this open-air venue features a custom designed pergola with colorful shade sails. Architectural partitions showcase a collection of beautiful container plants. Surrounded by mature trees and mountain views, the Container Garden seats more than 150 theater-style or 100 for a comfortable meal.

California Cultivar Garden

Located in the heart of the Garden, the Cultivar Garden is a beautiful two-acre space that features gazebos, a reflecting pool, fountain and mountain views. Covered by native California grape vines, the large gazebo seats 40 guests. The small gazebo, ideal for an intimate ceremony or gathering, features a contemporary sculpture and can accommodate 10 to 15 people.

Walter and Gracie Lantz Outdoor Classroom

A versatile covered structure, the Lantz Outdoor Classroom can be transformed for any occasion. Brick red canvas walls can be retracted to create an open-sided ramada or pulled down to define a private event space. The space seats up to 120 theater-style or 60 comfortably at tables, and is equipped for audio-visual presentations.

Explore other locations

Explore the many other garden settings RSABG has to offer, including the Thorne Council Ring, Percy Everett Fern Garden Upper Pond or Benjamin Pond.

Classroom Spaces and Conference Rooms: The East Classroom and Lenz Horticultural Classroom, two indoor venues at the Garden, are perfect for corporate retreats, meetings or workshops and accommodate up to 50 people. The Garden’s Administration Building also has two conference rooms available for groups up to 12.