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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create & Cultivate!

Yume Japanese Gardens

Yume Japanese Gardens is the living expression of an ancient Japanese heritage. Covering three quarters of an acre in central Tucson, Arizona, it comprises five traditional visions of landscape. In each, nature is balanced by the human hand to render the spare elegance and subtle spirit of an authentic Japanese garden.

The Classroom

Is surrounded by the beautiful Japanese gardens and patio.

Check the course description, admission fee to enter the gardens maybe included in your tuition.

Inside the classroom

See the beautiful gardens outside the classroom

Student Amenities

  • Bottled water, coffee or hot tea is free!
  • Plenty of Air Conditioning in the summertime!
  • Refrigerator is avaliable for use
  • There are no easel, please bring a table top easel or drawing board.


    Is free and available in front of the building. Entrance to the classroom is on the east side of the parking lot. If the lot is full, please park on the street in the neighborhood south of the gardens.

    Enter the classroom through the door from the parking lot


    From Grant Road
    south on Alvernon, on the east side next to the Tucson Botanical Gardens.