Wednesday, November 29, 2006

See the Installation of Thousands of Hand-Blown Chihuly Glass Pieces to Create Never-Before-Seen Towers and Nature-Inspired Sculptures

Thursday, November 30, 2006 @ 10 a.m.


WHAT: The installation process begins at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, as the famed Garden prepares to celebrate the unprecedented return of Dale Chihuly with a new and expanded exhibition opening December 9, 2006.  

This year, Chihuly will be joined by some of the world‘s most famous modern artists, including Franz West, Mark Dion, Joshua Levine, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Michele Oka Doner, Daisy Youngblood and Wendy Wischer, as well as Miami‘s New World School of the Arts advanced sculpture students.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, visit, or call 305-667-1651.

PHOTO-OP: Capture the intricate and delicate assembly of Fairchild‘s Garden of Glass. Watch as the installation team builds sculptures of color and light that blend seamlessly with nature.

INTERVIEW-OP:  Fairchild Director Mike Maunder and installation experts will be on-site and available for interviews.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006 @ 10 a.m.


WHERE: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden:  10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL


CONTACTS: rbb Public Relations

Tracy Belcher,
Office: 305-445-7043/ Mobile:  786-877-7130           

Morgan Lynch,
Office: 305-445-5850/ Mobile: 901-233-4580




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