Dale Chihuly’s spectacular exhibition blooms in Adelaide Botanic Garden

Prepare to be enchanted as the Adelaide Botanic Garden becomes the canvas for the breathtaking masterpieces of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. In an Australian-first, Chihuly will unveil his stunning outdoor exhibition from 27th of September, 2024, to 29th of April, 2025, treating visitors to a visual feast of colour, light, and imagination.

Celebrated for pushing the boundaries of glass artistry, Dale Chihuly’s creations transcend mere craftsmanship to become extraordinary works of fine art. With a career spanning decades, Chihuly’s innovative approach to glassblowing has captivated audiences worldwide. Now, Adelaide joins the prestigious ranks of cities hosting Chihuly’s Garden Cycle exhibitions, following the footsteps of London’s Kew Gardens and Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay.

Returning to Adelaide after more than two decades, Dale Chihuly expresses his delight at showcasing his work in the picturesque setting of the Botanic Garden. “Adelaide Botanic Garden offers so many rich colours and textures—the ideal environment for the placement of my work,” says Chihuly. “I look forward to sharing this new exhibition with the Adelaide and South Australian community.”

Spanning the seasons from spring to autumn, the exhibition promises a dynamic experience against the ever-changing backdrop of nature. As the lush botanical landscape evolves, visitors will witness Chihuly’s sculptures come to life amidst the blossoms, sunshine, and autumnal foliage. From the vibrant hues of spring to the warm tones of autumn, each season offers a new perspective on Chihuly’s glass artworks.

Adelaide Botanic Garden offers so many rich colours and textures—the ideal environment for the placement of my work.

In addition to the exhibition, visitors can enjoy special night events, tours, and educational partnerships that enhance the Chihuly experience. With free entry to the exhibition, the Botanic Garden invites the community to embrace the transformative power of art and nature. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the magic of Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures in the heart of Adelaide.


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