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ATLANTA. Seattle glass sculptor Dale Chihuly presents the largest installation of his internationally acclaimed work at Atlanta Botanical Gardens. The blockbuster event celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Gardens. The exhibit opened April 30 and will continue through Oct. 30, 2016.
We recommend you plan your visit to Atlanta to include both a daytime stroll among summer blooms and respite shade, and again for the nighttime drama. Evening hours are extended Wednesday through Sunday.
“I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in a way they have never experienced.” —Dale Chihuly
Chihuly in the Garden includes twenty installation sites amidst the urban green space adjacent to Piedmont Park. In 2010, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens doubled in size from 15 to 30 acres; So, if you haven’t been in awhile, you will be surprised at new features.
Every Chihuly exhibit is designed to be site-specific, and roughly a third of Chihuly in the Garden was created uniquely for Atlanta. The works offer surprises at every turn amidst plantings, floating in pools, and suspended in trees.
Dale Chihuly, now 74, explores the relationship with color and light, and created forms relationship to nature through his sculptures. Enjoy a video presentation of his work in Atlanta HERE.
Visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s website for admission information and upcoming events HERE.