Posted by: groundsforsculpture | October 29, 2011

Ariel Roots Opens, Along with Our Meadow

By Jenn Korolenko, Education Assistant

On Saturday, October, 1st I was lucky enough to attend the opening reception and ribbon cutting for Grounds For Sculpture’s new seven acre Meadow and the thrilling, nearly yearlong exhibition of Steve Tobin’s work, Arial Roots.

 

The afternoon began overcast and cool with a soundtrack of jazz and the gathering of guests, staff and volunteers under the shelter of a huge white tent.  All in attendance enjoyed refreshments provided by Rat’s Restaurant and the Peacock Café as well as the company of one another in anticipation of the ribbon cutting ceremony that was to follow this lively reception.

The opening of Tobin’s exhibition and GFS’ Meadow marks months of tireless planning and execution on behalf of the

Our first patrons enter the Meadow after the ribbon has been cut.

curatorial, administrative and grounds keeping staff.  As our Executive Director, David Miller noted, the rains presented an even greater challenge to an already ambitious project.  We can look forward to seeing this outdoor gallery change with the seasons in conjunction with the already awesome works of art in the park.

 

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