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Chihuly to Present Garden Exhibition at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 12/6

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 2, 2014 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce that renowned American artist Dale Chihuly has returned to unveil his most comprehensive garden exhibition to date in Miami as part of Art at Fairchild, the seasonal program that invites international artists to display their works throughout the 83-acre tropical oasis. The exhibition will be on view from December 6, 2014 May 31, 2015. Special art viewings will be held during this time, including night viewings and activities during Art Basel Miami Beach.

Chihuly's magnificent works of art are installed throughout many of the Garden exhibits, including the lush Rainforest, vibrant Tropical Plant Conservatory, picturesque Bailey Palm Glade Vista, and the new Wings of the Tropics exhibit, where they are surrounded by hundreds of colorful and exotic butterflies. Visitors can admire the luminous works of art reflecting off the surface of the palm-lined lakes and water lily pools, uniting art with the magnificent colors of the tropical landscape.

Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art. He is renowned for his ambitious architectural installations around the world, in historic cities, museums, and gardens. Chihuly's work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide.

The 2014-2015 Art at Fairchild season is sponsored in part by CBS4. Prices vary for art-related events. For more information, please visit www.fairchildgarden.org.

About Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Established in 1938 and comprising 83 acres in Miami, Fla., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. The world-renowned plant collections feature palms, cycads, orchids, tropical fruit trees and more. Special events include Chocolate, Mango, and Orchid Festivals in addition to an annual art exhibition, concerts, plant sales and more. Fairchild is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156.

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SOURCE Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden



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