2014 Gala "Art of the Garden"

WHEN: Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 6:00PM - 11:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion

Blithewold's biennial gala, this year titled Art of the Garden, is scheduled for August 16, 2014. The gala theme recognizes and celebrates the art of landscape and garden design.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collis of Barrington are the honorees. Many of the details are coming together, including the choice of band, event decor, and the menu, in collaboration with Russel Morin Fine Catering.

Honorees, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collis of Barrington

 

The gala will also be celebrating the new exhibit coming to Blithewold this summer, Sculpture Embraces Horticulture. This summer, six regionally known sculptors will create original installations in Blithewold's Gardens. Rhode Island sculptor and RISD graduate, Allison Newsome, will curate the three-month outdoor sculpture show. Follow the sculptors through their creative process and get a preview of what's coming to Blithewold this summer click here.

Ticket Price: $250 Each Member/Nonmember
For Reserving Tables: Please call (401) 253-2707 ext. 17 or email jemond@blithewold.org

Click here to purchase tickets online.


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