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.

Yume Japanese Gardens

2130 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, Arizona 85712

The Classroom

Is surrounded by beautiful Japanese gardens and a patio. Check the course description, admission fee to enter the gardens may be included in your tuition.

Inside the classroom

See the beautiful gardens outside the classroom

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.


Is free and available in front of the building. The 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.

Meet the Owners!

Yume Japanese Gardens


2130 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85712


(520) 303-3945


Yume Japanese Gardens

Restaurants Close By

There are plenty of restaurants close by if you are looking to have lunch before, after, or in between your classes.

Within walking distance

Within driving distance

  • Fry's Grocery Store
  • Eegee's
  • Losbetos

Student Amenities

  • Bottled water, coffee, or hot tea is free!
  • Plenty of Air Conditioning in the summertime!
  • Refrigerator is available for use

No easels are available, please bring a tabletop easel or drawing board.