September, 2015 – Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Season

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September, 2015 – The Upcoming Season at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

ANN NORTON SCULPTURE GARDENS

The historic Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is a nonprofit foundation established in 1977 by the prominent sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982). Located at 2051 South Flagler Drive, the 1.7 acre sanctuary is comprised of rare palm and sculpture gardens, Ann Norton’s historic home and exhibition galleries, and Norton’s own Wyeth-designed artist studio.  Open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am – 4 pm and closed on major holidays, the Gardens are also available for private events. For tickets or more information, please visit www.ansg.org or call 561-832-5328.

 

 

2015-2016 SEASON EVENTS:

 

Saturday, November 28 – Sunday, December 20

HOLIDAY HOUSE

General and Festival of Trees admissions apply.

The Norton Home will be filled with treasures and holiday gifts for all of your family and friends. Extended hours during the Festival of Trees starting on December 5 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

 

 

Friday, December 4, 7 pm – 10 pm

GALA EVENING IN THE GARDENS, FESTIVAL OF TREES

Tickets are $250 for non-members, $200 for members

The storied kick-off event for the annual Festival of Trees, the Gala is an elegant evening with guests enjoying performances by musicians, dancers, and actors and holiday refreshments that awaken the sights, sounds, tastes, smells and feel of the season. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy this enchanting holiday extravaganza with family and friends!

 

 

Sunday, December 13, 5 pm – 7 pm

CHILDREN’S GALA, FESTIVAL OF TREES

Tickets are $40 per person for both adults and children.

Start your own family Holiday Tradition and come out for the 3rd Annual Children’s Gala. This will be a night of mini-merriment, special performances, music and surprises around every turn in the garden! Child-friendly refreshments will be on hand for children and their parents (children must be accompanied by an adult.)

 

 

Saturday, December 5 – Saturday, December 12 from 6 pm – 8:30 pm daily

FESTIVAL OF TREES COMMUNITY DAYS

Admission: ANSG Members and seniors $15; Nonmember Adults $20; Children $7.

We welcome the community to delight in the magic of the Festival of Trees each evening.  See what has been called the “#1 Holiday Tradition in Palm Beach County” as you explore our tropical winter wonderland. (The Gardens will host the Children’s Gala with increased ticket prices on December 13.)

 

 

Monday, December 14 – Wednesday, December 16 from 6 pm – 8:30 p.m. daily

FESTIVAL OF TREES COMMUNITY DAYS

Admission: ANSG Members and seniors $15; Nonmember Adults $20; Children $7.

We welcome the community to delight in the magic of the Festival of Trees each evening.  See what has been called the “#1 Holiday Tradition in Palm Beach County” as you explore our tropical winter wonderland.

 

2016:

Wednesday, January 6 – Sunday, March 6 during regular business hours

“FLOWERS”

Members: Free; Non-member adults – $10, seniors (age 65 and older) – $8, children ages 5 and older – $5, children under 5 are free

 

The Flowers” exhibition at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens will be arriving just in time for spring.  A perfect opportunity to welcome the senses to a season of sunshine, the exhibit will feature artwork focused on flowers in a variety of media. Includes sculptures by: Edwina Sandys, Robert St Croix, Babette Bloch; includes paintings by: Patricia Nix, Mary Page Evans, Ben Schonzeit, and Edwina Sandys; and includes photography by: Dragana Connaughton and Jean Matthews.

 

“Flowers” Exhibition photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q32szcs5uy7911j/AABX12ThJdIKQZXlERBXMJpYa?dl=0

 

Wednesday, March 9 – Sunday, May 15 during regular business hours

“ART IN THE FAMILY TREE”

Members: Free; Non-member adults – $10, seniors (age 65 and older) – $8, children ages 5 and older – $5, children under 5 are free

 

The “Art in the Family Tree” exhibition features diverse pieces from the lineage of artists in the Phipps and Guest family –including works from Susie Phipps Cochran, Rafe Cochran, Hubert Phipps, Michael Phipps and Diana Guest. Showcasing that talent, much like genetics, does run in the family, the exhibition will include sculptures, illustrations, drawings and paintings and honor Palm Beach’s ties to this family’s legacy of creativity.