Jim Hoffman, 704-829-1259, email@example.com
Student Art Showcased at Garden
BELMONT, N.C. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is showcasing the artwork of students from Highland School of Technology in its galleries. During the first Summer Nights of the season, Thursday, June 7, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., the Garden will host an informal reception for these budding artists, giving them a chance to present their pieces to Garden members and their guests.
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With dozens of pieces created by almost 20 students, sophomores through seniors, guests will get a chance to see and learn how some local students were able to create professional quality artwork.
Ranging from paintings on canvas and umbrellas to digital printouts and clay sculptures, the artwork was created to correspond with the Gardens seasonal display, Summer of Color, and will be displayed throughout the summer.
Summer of Color focuses on colors and features plants to show contrasting palettes and monochromatic flourishes, throughout the summer. In addition, the Garden will pair colorful horticultural displays of benches, baskets, and oversized paint cans and brushes, with art exhibits. Summer of Color continues through Sept.17, and offers special events for families, classes for adults and other activities that will help guests to look at the colors in their lives in new ways.
Summer Nights is held during Thursday evenings throughout the summer and is available to Garden members who are encourage to bring guests (one guest per member for free). For more information about Summer Nights or Summer of Color visit www.DSBG.org.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is open seven days a week, and closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Unless otherwise noted, daytime events are free with Garden admission. Members are free; adults, $12; seniors 60+, $10; and children 4-12, $6. For more information, visit www.DSBG.org.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nations 20 Great Gardens and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nations best places to welcome fall with a flourish. Committed to horticultural excellence, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.
6500 S. New Hope Rd. Belmont, North Carolina 28012
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