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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Yoko Ono

American, b. Tókyo, Japan, 1993

 

— Wish Tree, 2007, Live tree, Gift of the artist, 2007 (07.6) —

 
Yoko Ono Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
1. Yoko Ono Marker
Inscription.  
The Wish Tree series, begun in 1996, continues Ono's interactive art tradition by inviting visitors to whisper wishes to the tree.
 
Erected by Smithsonian Institution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicAsian AmericansEnvironmentWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1996.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 53.337′ N, 77° 1.362′ W. Marker was in The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker could be reached from Jefferson Drive Southwest west of 7th Street Southwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Washington DC 20565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. For Gordon Bunshaft, 2006, fabricated 2007-2008 (a few steps from this marker); Double Candle, 2018 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Yoko Ono (a few steps from this marker); We Come in Peace, 2018 (a few steps from this marker);
Yoko Ono Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
2. Yoko Ono Marker
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Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden (a few steps from this marker); Monarchs on the Move (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced by the linked marker.
 
The Wish Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones
3. The Wish Tree
Seasonal Sign in front of the Wish Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
4. Seasonal Sign in front of the Wish Tree

Please do not tie wishes to this tree.

Whisper your wishes to the tree during the fall, winter and spring.

Wish Tree for Washington, DC will re-open in the summer after the tree has bloomed.

Hirshhorn
Yoko Ono Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 24, 2021
5. Yoko Ono Marker
This interpretive sign, which features no historical information, originally replaced the plaque in this profile. It has since been replaced again with a more interpretive sign featuring historical information about Yoko Ono and her Fluxus artwork.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   5. submitted on October 24, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 9, 2022