June 7, 2012
Reminder: Longwood Gardens’ Blockbuster Light Installation By Bruce Munro Debuts This Saturday, June 9; Watch An Awesome Time-Lapse Video Of The Installation
One of this summer’s — really this year’s — most anticipated exhibitions finally kicks off this weekend.
Longwood Gardens’ epic Light Installations By Bruce Munro debuts this Saturday, June 9. Longwood Gardens commissioned renowned UK light artist Bruce Munro to present a garden-wide exhibition that offers guests the rare opportunity to explore Longwood Gardens after hours.
Light, a U.S. premiere, illuminates 23 acres of the Gardens with 11 large-scale, site-specific light installations, seven outside in areas not usually seen by the public, three inside the grand four-acre conservatory and a small collection of illuminated sculptures in Longwood’s historic Music Room. All materials are repurposed, recycled or composted.
There’s a whole schedule of cool programming being held in conjunction with the exhibit; stay tuned for updates throughout the summer.
If ever there was an excuse to leave the city and head for the countryside, this is it.
Get more details information in our previous coverage.
Check out an awesome time-lapse video of the exhibition installation, below.
Light Installations by Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens
When: June 9-September 29
Where: 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square
Cost: Tickets start at $11
More info: www.longwoodgardens.org