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January 2017
Saturday14Jan11:00 am

Artist Talk & Book Signing in the Gardens with Sophie Ryder

“RISING” The Mystical World of Sophie Ryder January 12 – April 30, 2017 Artist Talk & Book Signing in the Gardens Saturday, January 14th at 11am RSVP 832-5328 Come wander the pathways of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens and enter the mystical world of Sophie Ryder. Her hybrid creatures dance and prance and play among the rare palms and cycads. Hares and Minotaurs, strange amorphous figures fashioned in wire and bronze, some with human attributes are characters beyond human form. Their gestures,…

Thursday12Jan12:00 pm

Artist Talk & Book Signing with Todd McGrain

Presented by Wilmington Trust Dramatically presented on the main lawn of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens from January to June, 2017, this exhibition is reflective of Ann Norton’s personal mission to preserve green space for native and migrating birds.  The exhibition spotlights the loss of bird species due to environmental changes and includes five bronze sculptures of extinct North American birds. Renowned artist Todd McGrain will personally curate his art, including framed drawings of the sculptures, photos and an educational…

Thursday12JanThursdayMay 28, 2017

‘Rising’ The Mystical World of Sophie Ryder

  “RISING” The Mystical World of Sophie Ryder January 12 – May 28, 2017 Gallery and Garden Exhibition Talks will be held on Wednesdays at 11am and Sundays at 2pm Come wander the pathways of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens and enter the mystical world of Sophie Ryder. Her hybrid creatures dance and prance and play among the rare palms and cycads. Hares and Minotaurs, strange amorphous figures fashioned in wire and bronze, some with human attributes are characters beyond…

Thursday12JanThursdayJune 28, 2017

The Lost Bird Project

Presented by Wilmington Trust Dramatically presented on the main lawn of the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens from January to June, 2017, this exhibition is reflective of Ann Norton’s personal mission to preserve green space for native and migrating birds.  The exhibition spotlights the loss of bird species due to environmental changes and includes five bronze sculptures of extinct North American birds. Renowned artist Todd McGrain will personally curate his art, including framed drawings of the sculptures, photos and an educational…

December 2016
Friday02DecFridayDecember 14, 2016

10th Annual Festival of Trees Celebrating Design Through the Decades Presented by Sentient Jet

Festival of Trees 10th Annual Festival of Trees  Celebrating Design Through the Decades Presented by Sentient Jet December 2-14, 2016 Honorary Chairs Cindy Anderson and  K.C. Pickett Chairpersons Sarah Benitz and Regan Rupp Design Chair Jennifer Garrigues The Festival of Trees at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is one of the holiday season’s premier events for adults and children.  This year’s theme Celebrating Design through the Decades will illuminate the importance of design throughout history and the great context it brings…

November 2016
Wednesday09NovWednesdayDecember 28, 2016

Eye on Photography: A Survey of Contemporary Themes

Presented by Holden Luntz Gallery in partnership with The Gardens Conservancy and Sentient Jet November 9 through December 28, 2016 Aligned with the Festival of Trees Celebrating Design Through the Decades, this exhibition will focus on artfully captured moments of design through the ages. Each room of The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens Gallery will feature different decades of iconic photography.     photo courtesy of Holden Luntz Gallery

October 2016
Saturday29Oct7:00 pm

Devil’s Night presented by the Gentlemen of the Garden

For Details and to purchase tickets please go to  http://www.thegog.org/#!devils-night/sa6ot

Monday17Oct
9:00 am1:00 pm

Literacy Days

This one of a kind program provides over 300 Title 1 and other area students  with new and creative approaches to reading and the written word while travelling through the 1.7 acre Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.  Nationally recognized authors and illustrators will attend the event, joining local law enforcement, librarians and artists. Children will take part in interactive story making, poetry, visual and performing activities designed to inspire a love of reading and writing, and a desire to embrace the power of literacy. Literacy Days…

September 2016
Thursday15SepThursdayOctober 30, 2016

Botanicals, Antique Engravings and Lithographs

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens’ Gallery will feature this exquisite exhibition and sale of rare, antique engravings and lithographs of botanicals, fruit and architectural renderings

May 2016
Sunday01May12:00 pm

Artist Talk Featuring Artist & Sculptor Hubert Phipps

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