Even if you don’t have a lot of spare time during your visit to Seattle, you should definitely pencil in a trip to Chihuly Garden and Glass. It is a long-term exhibition by artist Dale Chihuly that opened in 2012 at Seattle Center. Chihuly’s work is magical – there is simply no other way to describe it. He plays with glass, light, and the imagination of viewers by creating compelling and dream-like art pieces. He designed the art space specifically for this exhibition. Visit eight galleries to see Chihuly’s comprehensive art collection, and keep in mind that the culmination of your visit will be the Glasshouse.
It is a 4,500-square feet space filled with lights, colors, and an enormous, out-of-this-world 100-foot tall suspended sculpture in reds, yellows, oranges, and amber, made of thousands of individual pieces. When you go out to the garden, the magic continues. Chihuly planted his Crystal and Icicle Towers and Reeds on Logs among real, breathing scarlet daylilies, crimson camellias, dogwoods, fuchsias, and many trees. You’ll never want to leave. Read more
305 Harrison St, Seattle, Washington, Phone: 206-753-4940
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