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THE MAGNIFIED EYE: Contemporary Botanical Portraiture
THE MAGNIFIED EYE: CONTEMPORARY BOTANICAL PORTRAITURE
Fifty spectacular examples of contemporary botanical art by the finest painters in the world are currently exhibited at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, New Jersey. Aside the paintings are magnifying glasses for closer inspection of the flawless dry-brush watercolor technique. The works embody the stylistic interpretation unique to the artists, mostly sharing knowledge of the plant in a classical plant portraiture manner with supreme elegance. Shown in an historic estate on the Arboretum grounds with beautiful gardens unfolding around it, an ideal place to view botanicals both painted and alive.
April 1 - August 10, 2012
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
The hours for the exhibit are Tuesday - Friday between 10 AM and 4 PM. Saturday hours are posted on the website calendar but are generally 10 AM -3PM; however, please check the calendar as sometimes there are private events.
More About Reeves-Reed Arboretum
This 13.5-acre estate located in Summit, New Jersey features gardens and woodland trails, which are open to the public seven day per week from dawn until dusk. Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a National Historic Landmark, which provides horticulture education programs and gardening workshops for children and adults in addition to Sounds of a Summer Night Jazz Series and Art in the Garden.
For additional information on events or to join Friends of RRA, be sure to visit the website provided. Members receive free admission to events as well as discounts and benefits throughout the year.
Other events here
- ART in the Garden Sat, Jun 1, 6:00 pm–10:00 pm
- NJPAC Alumni Teen Jazz Program Wed, Jun 26, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
- Great American Backyard Campout Fri, Jun 28, 6:00 pm–8:00 am
- NJPAC Musical Theatre Concert Wed, Jul 10, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
- Rose and the Nightingale Wed, Jul 24, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
- Adam Gussow, one-man blues band Wed, Aug 7, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
- Stefan Teti, Jazz Combo Wed, Aug 21, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
- NJPAC Alumni Teen Jazz Program Wed, Sep 11, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm