Chihuly Exhibit Installed

NBC 5 cameras were at the Dallas Arboretum on April 20, 2012 as workers installed the glass sculptures that make up the Chihuly display.

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“Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum” runs from May 5 – November 5, 2012.
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During Chihuly Nights you can enjoy the glass sculptures in the evening glow of moonlight and tree lights with the artist’s magnificently lit sculptures.
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Chihuly’s work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass.
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Chihuly exhibitions have been up during all sorts of weather conditions throughout the years in various parts of the country.
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The Arboretum will offer garden hours from 6 – 10 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings to present CHIHULY Nights, a magical, illuminated opportunity to view the sculptures with special effects lighting.
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The exhibit by famed artist Dale Chihuly features glass sculptures in more than 15 locations throughout the 66-acrew Arboretum.
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Tuesday and Thursday evenings, ‘Concerts at the Arboretum’ will accompany your stroll.
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Over the years, the exhibits have faced everything from heavy rains to wind, hail, snow and even a hurricane.
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Should any damage from inclement weather occur, the Studio will immediately work with the arboretum to replace any damaged artwork.
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Artist Dale Chihuly creates free-standing sculptures like this icicle tower NBC 5 cameras saw being installed on April 20.
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When the sculpture is finished it will be 30 feet high.
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The icicle tower is made up of 2,100 pieces of glass.
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97 exhibits in 7 countries have presented Chihuly artworks during the last decade, which have been enjoyed by more than 10 million visitors.
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The Dallas exhibit is Chihuly’s twelfth outdoor garden exhibition and is expected to attract several hundred thousand visitors.
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Chihuly's art installations have been exhibited at museums, gardens, architectural environments and galleries throughout the world.
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The Chihuly exhibit is expected to attract both local and out of town visitors during its six-month run.
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“Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum” runs from May 5 – November 5, 2012 and will feature dramatic glass sculptures in more than 15 locations throughout the 66-acre Arboretum. CLICK HERE for more information from the Dallas Arboretum.
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