Thursday, July 21, 2011

Bellevue Botanical Gardens: Summer Special Events!

Aug. 1-11 It’s Summer Somewhere, 8 broadcasts at various times throughout the day at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. Sound artist Robb Kunz presents It’s Summer Somewhere, a tapestry of sound woven into the trees of the Native Discovery Garden. Eight daily broadcasts fill the canopy with non-native insect and animal chatter imported from regions south. Made possible with support from 4Culture’s Site-Specific King County Network and Bellevue Parks and Recreation. For more information, call 425-452-2750.

Aug. 26-28 Art in the Garden, 1 pm – 6 pm on Fri., 10 am – 6 pm Sat. & Sun., 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. The second annual Art in the Garden features 30 artists this year and added a half-day on Friday! This beautiful exhibit is produced by Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and Gallery by the Bay. Sculptures and garden art by thirty outstanding Northwest artists will grace the gardens, each in its own private space. From the serious and simplistic to thewhimsical and elaborate, exhibits will include works in metal, wood, blown and fused glass, bronze and other outdoor-appropriate materials. A number of artists will be on hand to discuss their work; a percentage of all sales will be donated to support Garden projects. For more information, contact or call 425-451-3755.

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