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Chihuly: The Nature of Glass

Dale Chihuly Glass Art at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

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Dale Chihuly Glass Art

Dale Chihuly Glass Art

© 2008 Judy Hedding

UPDATE November 2013: Five years have passed, and Chihuly is back! Check here for information about the 2013/2014 exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden.

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When is the Chihuly glass art exhibit at the Desert Botanical Garden?

November 22, 2008 through May 31, 2009

Where is the Garden?

Here is a map and directions to Desert Botanical Garden.

For the duration of this exhibit, a shuttle service has been put in place that will connect METRO light rail to the garden. You can find it in the parking lot of the retail center at the northeast corner of Priest and Washington. The shuttle will run from the Priest/Washington station and the Garden entrance. The shuttle picks up passengers at the METRO station every half hour, beginning at 9 a.m. The shuttles returning Garden visitors to METRO leave every half hour on the quarter hour (x:15 and x:45). The last shuttle back to METRO is at 6:45 p.m.

How do I get tickets for Chihuly: The Nature of Glass, and how much are they?

Because of the special nature of this exhibit, this is a ticketed event. with three times entry sessions per day: 8 a.m. to noon; noon to 4 p.m.; and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

The admission charge is no different than the regular entry fee to the exhibit. Your ticket allows you access to the entire Desert Botanical Garden.

Walk-up admission will be allowed on a space available basis only.

What else should I know about the Chihuly glass art exhibit?

This is the first installation that Dale Chihuly has done that is totally outdoors. Enjoy the garden, and see if you can find all 31 glass art pieces!

Do you have pictures of Chihuly: The Nature of Glass?

Yes! Enjoy this photo gallery of Chihuly at Desert Botanical Garden.

What if I have more questions about the Chihuly glass exhibit?

For more information, contact the Desert Botanical Garden at 480-941-1225 or visit them online.

All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.

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