Magnolia Incarnata: Dance and Poetry in the Asian Garden

Celeste Snowber

Join UBC Botanical Garden Artist in Residence Celeste Snowber with a tour through the magnificent magnolias in the Asian Garden. Our unique collection of plants and Celeste’s enthralling interpretation of our majestic botanical collection are sure to inspire!

Instructor: Dr. Celeste Snowber
Location: UBC Botanical Garden, 6804 SW Marine Drive.  Meet outside the Shop in the Garden.
Cost: $17/Garden members & concession*, $20/public
Prices include GST; does not include Eventbrite fees. Concession = Youth (13-17), UNA Residents, UBC Students, UBC Faculty, UBC Staff, Seniors (65+).


Accessibility Notes: Please note that this is a walking performance and there is no seating. Please dress for the weather and wear good footwear for undulating terrain. We will proceed rain, snow or shine.

Artist in Residence: Celeste Snowber, PhD is a dancer, educator and poet/writer who is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. Author of Embodied Prayer and co-author of Landscapes in Aesthetic Education, she has written extensively in the area of embodied ways of inquiry and continues to create site-specific performances in the natural world. Her most recent book of poetry is Wild Tourist and she is working on several poetry collections that explore connections between ecology and the arts. Celeste lives outside Vancouver, BC and is a mother of three amazing adult sons. Her website can be found at and her blog is

Photo by Tamar Haytayan

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