Renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, brings his dramatic sculptures and installations to the Dallas Arboretum May 5 – November 5, 2012. The award‐winning, 66‐acre garden will display Chihuly’s transformative contemporary glass sculptures and installations.
Chihuly’s monumental designs appeal to people of all ages and have been seen in more than 200 museums, gardens and other venues around the world. Presented by AT&T, and made possible by Bank of America, the Dallas Arboretum is proud to host Chihuly’s highly‐anticipated exhibition.
Inspired by nature, Chihuly’s spectacular installations will be specifically designed to respond to the vistas architecture and magnificent garden at the Arboretum. “AT&T is proud to support this world‐class exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum,” said Holly Reed, regional vice‐president, AT&T. “Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum will provide a memorable educational and cultural experience not only for the children and aduls in North Texas, but visitors across the state and beyond.”
“Bank of America is dedicated to strengthening the surrounding communities we serve,” said Richard Holt, Dallas president, Bank of America. “We’re proud to partner with our fellow corporate citizen AT&T for this Chihuly exhibition at the Dallas Arboretum. This unique opportunity will not only bring a global cultural experience to the residents and visitors of Dallas but also provde significant economic impact that contributes to the local economy.”
Chihuly Nights, will be powered by Cirro Energy. The garden will feature illuminated sculptures and various dining options three nights a week. Extended garden hours until 10 p.m. will offer visitors many opportunities to see this exhibit. During the daytime, the Arboretum will offer educational materials, programs and classes for children and adults.
Supported by the Dallas Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Dallas Morning News, the Chihuly exhibit is expected to attract both local and out of town visitors during its six‐month run. American Airlines is the official air carrier of the 2012 Chihuly exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum.
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX, 75218. The Arboretum is open daily from 9am until 5pm and 6 – 10 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for Chihuly and concert nights. General daytime admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $9 for children 3‐12, and free for Arboretum members and children two and under. On‐site parking is $10.
Evening admission for non‐members is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older and $12 for children 3‐12 with reduced prices for members. There is no charge for parking during our evening events.
For more information and other events, call 214.515.6500 or visit the Arboretum’s website at www.dallasarboretum.org.