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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

Please bring table top easels or drawing boards

Check with your instructor, admission fee to enter the gardens maybe included in your tuition.

Student Amenities

  • Bottled water, coffee or hot tea is free!
  • Plenty of Air Conditioning in the summertime!
  • Parking

    Is free and available in front of the building.

    Entrance to the classroom is on the east side of the parking lot.


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