Where: Vinoy Renaissance Resort 501 5th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg
When: Sat Mar 9, 2013 1pm – 3pm
March 9 - Lecture with Artist Dale Chihuly and book signing
Location: Vinoy Renaissance Resort 501 5th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg
1 p.m. lecture and 2 p.m. book signing
www.moreanartscenter.orgThe Morean Arts Center is happy to announce Dale Chihuly's return to St. Petersburg to celebrate two exciting new releases by the artist as well as the debut of a temporary installation of work at the acclaimed Chihuly Collection on Beach Drive.Chihuly Outside is the newest documentary on Chihuly and focuses on his career as an installation artist, in particular his work done in the landscape. The film covers nearly half a century of Chihuly's work and encompasses one of the most vital and long-lasting aspects of his career. The film will be previewed to an invitation only group on March 8th.Showcasing the unique beauty of Dale Chihuly's work using silvered glass, Chihuly Silvered is the first comprehensive survey of his newest series. The book signing on March 9th is open to the public, and Chihuly Silvered will be available for purchase at the event or at the Chihuly Collection Store on Beach Drive.The Chihuly Collection is also excited to announce the arrival of a temporary new installation to the already phenomenal permanent collection of Chihuly masterpieces. The Sealife Stoppers grew out of Chihuly's collaboration with Italian masters Pino Signoretto and Lino Tagliapietra. Sealife is a more recent series by the artist, which employs Venetian sculptural techniques to emulate incredible sea creatures. These works are at once fantastic and elegant and will be on view until June 30, 2013.Location: Vinoy Renaissance Resort 501 5th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg09 March - 1 PM - Lecture with artist Dale Chihuly. This event is open to the public but has limited capacity to 500 people. There is no charge for this event.
Location: Vinoy Renaissance Resort 501 5th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg09 March - 2 PM - Book signing by Dale Chihuly. Immediately following the lecture, the artist will be available to sign copies of his new book Chihuly Silvered. Books which will be available for purchase at the event. This event is open to the public. Location: Vinoy Renaissance Resort 501 5th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg