Chihuly in the Gardens
Wednesday, August 27, 1:00 – 3:00
DVD, Lecture by Denver Botanic Gardens’ Expert
8081 E. Orchard Rd., Auditorium – 2nd level, park near Door 11.
FREE – no RSVP necessary
Escape from the summer heat and join us for a DVD showing highlights of the fascinating works of glass artist Dale Chihuly. Learn how he and his team created the stunning masterpieces showing through November at The Denver Botanic Gardens. Following the video there will be a short presentation by Gardens’ expert Lisa Eldred (Director of Exhibitions, Art and Interpretation) as she provides background and commentary on his exhilarating and colorful work. This presentation is sure to enhance your visit to the Botanic Gardens.
The DVD highlights both Dale Chihuly’s personal career and his first botanical garden exhibition outside of the United States, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew just outside of London. Placed inside Victorian glasshouses and among outdoor plant collections, more than twenty-five installations come together in
Gardens of Glass: Chihuly at Kew. The collaboration of glass art set amidst nature will inspire you and its natural beauty will take your breath away.