Friday, April 23, 2010
Art In the Garden
The Charlotte Garden Club is proud to present a weekend of gardens, art and festivities. Relying upon the beauty of spring gardens, artists will set up their easels and paint "en plein air", capturing on canvas the serene beauty of the unique southern garden. Your one ticket includes touring six unique gardens with artists painting "en plein air" and the event on Sunday evening.The tickets are $15 in advance for members of the Mint Museum and Charlotte Garden Club, $20 in advance for non-members. Featured gardens are: Ginger Kemp (301 Eastover Rd. 28207), Ingrid and Walter Steele (2115 Foxcroft Woods Ln. 28211), Vaughan and Don Justice (3701 Columbine Circle 28211), Sharon and Steve Hockfield (5819 McAlpine Farm Rd. 28226), the Elizabeth Lawrence Garden (348 Ridgewood Ave. 28209) and Wing Haven (248 Ridgewood Ave. 28209).
Hours are from 10 - 4 p.m. on Sat., April 24 and 1 - 4 p.m. on Sun., April 25. Party at the MMA begins at 4:30 p.m. Sun. April 25 with an art auction by our garden plein air artists, drinks, refreshments and music. Tickets may be purchased at the Mint Museum of Art or individual gardens once the Tour begins. For more information: http://www.charlottegardenclub.org
Posted by Lara Sweet at 4/23/2010