march, 2018

30mar - 9sepmar 3010:00 amsep 9Flora(march 30) 10:00 am - (september 9) 5:00 pm

Time

March 30 (Friday) 10:00 am - September 9 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

Location

Cornell Art Museum

51 N. Swinton Ave. Delray Beach, Florida 33444

Event Details

The Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square presents Flora, a group exhibition of contemporary artwork by 30 artists incorporating themes inspired by the goddess of springtime, fertility, and flowers.

Highlights include: 

  • An immersive, hanging thread garden created by Amanda McCavour (who created the large atrium installation for Fabricated). Guests will be invited to walk through the garden along a “path.”
  • A collaborative installation created by Diane Arietta and Cheryl Maedar, incorporating “an enchanted garden” concept, complete with sculpture and video installation.
  • Beading and embroidery on canvas by Stephanie Hirsch, whose work works are sometimes stretched onto surfboards and other surfaces.
  • An atrium installation by Hayley Sheldon in her signature, whimsical style of a larger than life dandelion, complete with the floating dandelion seeds. 

Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm; Sunday, 1-5 pm. Closed Mondays and holidays.
Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID)
Free admission for children under 12, Old School Square members and Veterans
Free admission for Florida residents on Sunday.

Collage images (clockwise): “Meditation Mandala”, Dyed Bodhi (Ficus Religiosa) leaves, Miya Ando; “Gucci Fresh”, Gucci box, embroidered butterflies, Stephen Wilson; “Tell it to the Stars”, Acrylic and pencil on canvas, 2009, ©David Spiller (courtesy of Long Sharp Gallery, Indianapolis); “Patience is Power”, beads and embroidery on canvas stretched over surfboard, 2015, Stephanie Hirsch; “PUNKBUDDHA “FORGET ME NOT” featuring WARHOL, Fiberglass, acrylic paint, Swarovski crystals; 2018, (courtesy of Long Sharp Gallery, Indianapolis), ©Metis Atash.

Featured image: “Constellation,” mixed media, Mira Lehr

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