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December 17, 2012

Catch Remnants Of Longwood Gardens’ Sensational Summer LIGHT Installation, Still On Display Through The Holidays

Longwood Gardens is one of the Philadelphia region’s most special attractions, a lush world of exotic flowers and plants, with each season bringing a different pleasure: spring magnolias and azaleas; summer roses and water lilies; fall foliage and chrysanthemums; and winter camellias, orchids and palms. This season is an extra-special time to visit Longwood Gardens, […]

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August 27, 2012

Roundup: Philadelphia Gets All Lit Up With Luminary Displays Ranging From A Neon Show To LED Light Designs To A World Premiere Light Installation Over The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Some spectacular art installations and displays are lighting up the night skies of Philadelphia. The Association for Public Art will illuminate the entire Benjamin Franklin Parkway with Open Air, a monumental visual extravaganza that combines public art with interactive mobile technology; PECO will embark on the third year of its high-in-the-sky Art in the Air […]

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August 23, 2012

Longwood Gardens Breaks A Historical Attendance Record Of One Million Visitors In One Year’s Time

For the first time ever, Longwood Gardens broke a historical attendance record of one million visitors in one year’s time. The one millionth visitor arrived at the Kennett Square gardens on August 17, greeted by Longwood Gardens Director Paul B. Redman and 100 other staff members. The huge increase in visitation is due in part […]

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August 9, 2012

Longwood Gardens To Host Two More “Light Nights” In Conjunction With Its Stunning Light Exhibition

Longwood Gardens is offering two fantastic new ways to see Bruce Munro’s illuminating installation, Light, with “Light Nights.” The unique garden experience that Munro has created, reminiscent of flowers, glowing towers and cascading raindrops, offers guests the rare opportunity to explore Longwood Gardens after hours. Read more about the exhibition here. In conjunction with it, […]

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July 21, 2012

Photo Of The Day: LIGHT And Fireworks & Fountains At Longwood Gardens, Returning Tonight, July 21

[Photo by Andrew Weiss Photography] We’ve told you about the Light installation at Longwood Gardens before but it’s truly something you have to go and see for yourself. It is nothing short of breathtaking. And viewing it on nights like tonight when Longwood Gardens puts on its Fireworks and Fountains show is one of the […]

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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 […]

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Aimee Theriault, Marketing Communications Associate At Longwood Gardens
 

Today’s Philly 101 video, featuring Aimee Theriault of Longwood Gardens, is super timely for two reasons: Aimee’s answer is very Philly Beer Week-appropriate, and tomorrow is the preview kick-off of one of Longwood Gardens’ most exciting exhibitions in recent memory.

It’s called Light Installations by Bruce Munro, and it’s going to be an absolute don’t-miss experience. All the details are here.

In the meantime, check out the video to meet Aimee, get a glimpse of the magnificence of Longwood Gardens, especially during the spring and summertime, and learn what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia, and why.

Light Installations by Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens
When: June 9-September 29, 2012
Where: 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square
Cost: Tickets start at $11
More info: www.longwoodgardens.org

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Today’s Philly 101 video, featuring Aimee Theriault of Longwood Gardens, is super timely for two reasons: Aimee’s answer is very Philly Beer Week-appropriate, and tomorrow is the preview kick-off of one of Longwood Gardens’ most exciting exhibitions in recent memory. It’s called Light Installations by Bruce Munro, and it’s going to be an absolute don’t-miss […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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May 23, 2012

Longwood Gardens’ Light Installations By Bruce Munro Debuts June 9: New Images Of The 23-Acre Exhibit, After-Hours SmART Nights, Culinary DeLIGHT Dinners In The Garden And More

One of our 12 Great Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In 2012 is fast-approaching: Longwood Gardens has commissioned renowned UK light artist Bruce Munro to present a garden-wide exhibition, Light Installations by Bruce Munro, debuting in just a few weeks, and it’s going to be an absolute don’t-miss experience. Starting June 9, experience Longwood Gardens in […]

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December 28, 2011

Roundup: 12 Great Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In 2012

While there is an abundance of reasons to look forward to 2012 in Philadelphia, there are 12 specific blockbuster things we’ve picked out that represent the hugely impressive cultural vitality of our city and its surrounding region. In a nod to the past, several of the region’s eminent cultural institutions will showcase globally revered treasures […]

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December 23, 2011

Coming Attraction: “LIGHT!” At Longwood Gardens, A Stunning Property-Wide Outdoor Light Installation And Exhibition By Acclaimed British Artist Bruce Munro

While Longwood Gardens Christmas is going strong, the world-famous Chester County attraction is looking ahead to perhaps its most exciting summer ever. Longwood Gardens has commissioned renowned UK light artist Bruce Munro to present a garden-wide exhibition, Light Installations by Bruce Munro, in the summer of 2012, and it’s going to be an absolute don’t-miss […]

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