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Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
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Chihuly Lights Up Kew Garden Nights

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Chihuly, Kew Gardens, London, EnglandIf London’s on your itinerary, Road Trips Gardeners, be sure to add Kew Gardens to your plans.

For 33 nights (Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. August 15 through October 26, 2019) visitors can enjoy Dale Chihuly’s artworks illuminated. (Use the Victoria Gate entrance.)

Chihuly Nights” includes a soundtrack coordinated with the glassworks, and there will be improvised live performances plus ice cream and prosecco bars.

The evening events are in addition to the chance to see Chihuly during the day. “Reflections on Nature” opened in April and continues through October 27, 2019, at Kew Gardens, Richmond, London, England.

hihuly’s dazzling sculptures transform our Gardens and glasshouses into a contemporary outdoor gallery space. Unique art installations will be situated across the grounds, including the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art. You can experience Chihuly’s Drawings, Rotolo series, and Seaforms, undulating forms that conjure underwater life.

The celestial vibrant blue masterpiece Sapphire Star (above, left, and below) will welcome you as you walk through Victoria Gate.
Chihuly, Kew Gardens, London, England

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