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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 —

 
Yoko Ono Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
1. Yoko Ono Marker
Inscription.
Yoko Ono
American, b. Tokyo, Japan, 1933

Wish Tree
2007

Live tree
Gift of the artist, 2007 (07.6)

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.
 
Location. 38° 53.329′ N, 77° 1.353′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Jefferson Drive Southwest 0.1 miles west of 7th Street SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20565, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza (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); a different marker also named Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Yayoi Kusama (within
Yoko Ono Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
2. Yoko Ono Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Uranus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First International Manned Space Mission (about 300 feet away); Neptune (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
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Seasonal Sign in front of the Wish Tree image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
3. 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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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