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February 2018
Monday05FebMonday

Garden Day

Garden Day is dedicated to providing hands on and informative garden experiences for elementary students, in particular, gardens as they relate to awareness of ecology, food sources, nutritional benefits and helping to encourage and establish healthy eating programs. Children will visit different stations throughout the Gardens during this one of a kind educational program where they will get an ecological look at how a garden works. Children will learn the imperative roles that water, bees, worms, soil, weather and other…

November 2017
Saturday18Nov
10:00 am4:00 pm

Sculpture in Motion: The Art of Pre- and Post-War Automobiles

  Throughout history, cars have been a reflection of innovation…kinetic art, industrial design, and skillful engineering created decades of rolling sculpture that enabled early transportation, elegant travel, and racing history. Automotive design is in fact a reflection of our imagination and what the future may hold. Design is everywhere, but a car is personal. During the day visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to experience the history and design of twelve rare, one-of-a-kind, classic pre- and post-war automobiles…

Sunday05Nov
10:00 am4:00 pm

Member Appreciation Day

Guided Tours 11am, 1pm and 3pm The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens would like to thank our new and loyal members for making the Gardens a part of their lives by inviting them to Member Appreciation Day on Sunday, November 5, from 10am – 4pm.  Guided tours of Ann Weaver Norton: Gateways to Modernism  at 11am, 1pm and 3pm and complimentary light refreshments will be served on the patio throughout the day.  Members who attend will receive two complimentary guest passes…

October 2017
Saturday28Oct
7:00 pm11:00 pm

Gentlemen of the Garden Devil’s Night

 

Monday09OctMonday

10th Annual Literacy Day

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 is…

September 2017
Wednesday20SepWednesdayNovember 26, 2017

Ann Weaver Norton: Gateways to Modernism

Gallery Talks Wednesdays at 11am and Sundays at 2pm When Ann Weaver (1905-1982) from Selma, Alabama, arrived in New York City to study art, she was not yet twenty years old.  She found herself in the world of modern art which was still male-dominated and very partial to Social Realism:  it was the heyday of an artist such as Thomas Hart Benton, for example, and her early works were very much influenced by both the subjects and stylistic strategies of…

April 2017
Saturday22Apr
10:00 am5:00 pm

Earth Day at the Gardens

March 2017
Friday31Mar
6:00 pm8:00 pm

The Gardens Conservancy Annual Cocktail Reception

An Evening in the Gardens Celebrating Forty Years of Art and Nature Chaired by Amanda & Charles Schumacher Sponsored by Wilmington Trust The Gardens Conservancy, a multi-category membership and stewardship program within the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, will hold its annual cocktail reception and announce the winner of the Ann Norton Philanthropy Award. Membership available starting at a $500 donation For further details please contact Margaret Horgan at 561-832-5328

Monday13Mar
10:00 am12:30 pm

Painter Mary Page Evans “En Plein Air” Workshop in the Gardens

Working directly from nature (en plein air), in broad expressionist brushstrokes, noted American artist, Mary Page Evans relates her work to music; each element working in harmony to create masterful works of art. The consistent note throughout her work is joyfulness and sensual pleasure. Since the early 1970’s, her work has been the focus of numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries, art museums and universities, private and corporate collections and United States Embassies around the world. Workshop Fee: $25 per…

February 2017
Monday06Feb
9:00 am1:00 pm

Garden Day Presented by Florida Crystals and Garden of Life

Garden Day presented by Florida Crystals and Garden of Life is dedicated to providing hands on and informative garden experiences for elementary students, in particular, gardens as they relate to awareness of ecology, food sources, nutritional benefits and helping to encourage and establish healthy eating programs. Children will visit different stations throughout the Gardens during this one of a kind educational program where they will get an ecological look at how a garden works. Children will learn the imperative roles…

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