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Chihuly in the Garden Comes to Phoenix

Submitted by on October 7, 2013 – 8:32 amNo Comment
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arizona_phoenix_chihulyDiscovery and surprise awaits Road Trips Gardeners who are headed to Phoenix between November 10, 2013, and May 18, 2014.

That’s when “Chihuly in the Garden” will be on display at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona (map).

Dale Chihuly’s colorful art glass will be installed in the garden, accenting the living plant life. 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.

Because of the expected popularity of this event, advance reservations are highly recommended to help ensure availability of your desired date, time period and parking spot. Limited walk-up tickets may be available. If a time period is sold out and you do not have a reservation or ticket you may not be able to enter the Garden.

For more information on visiting Phoenix, go online.

(Photo of a detail of Chihuly’s Summer Sun courtesy of Desert Botanical Garden)

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