Sunday, October 11, 2009

Mosaic Monday - Chihuly Glass part 2

Hello everyone and welcome to another Mosaic Monday.  This week I am again sharing images of Chihuly glass taken in garden settings in Columbus, Ohio and St. Louis, Missouri.  My husband knows that I love this glass and while he is planning our vacations he seeks out places with Chihuly exhibits.  I always think we are simply visiting gardens unaware that the Chihuly display is also in the garden.  I am surprised, I am happy, he is happy.  He is so good to me.

I took these photos back in 2004 at The Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio.  This was the first exhibit of Chihuly glass I had ever seen in a garden setting.  I see that they are now called The Franklin Park Conservatory & Chihuly Collection.  Looks like we may have to visit Columbus soon.

These pictures were taken in July 2006 at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis Missouri.
This is my favorite botanical garden.  I got to actually hold a piece of the glass while I was here.  Can you tell that seeing this glass really makes my day?
 I have another mosaic or 2 from this exhibit that I will be sharing next Monday. 

Thank you Mary at Little Red House for hosting Mosaic Monday.  Please be sure to check out her blog to see some beautiful mosaics from all over the blogging world. 
Until next time,


Dishesdone said...

Gorgeous shots of the glass pieces. Stunning, so colorful! Enjoyed your post!

Alicia said...

I had never heard of this type of glass, not seen it. I especially adore the ones that float in water. Thank you so much for bringing these to my attention.

Kathy said...

Those are some beautiful glass pieces! Have a great new week...Kathy

grey like snuffie said...

I LOVE Chihuly's works....we have a few pieces in the Kemper Contemporary Art Museum in Kansas husband and I love to wander the country looking for would be fun to include Chihuly's works.

Ebie said...

I have never seen anything as beautiful as these! Very colorful too!

Ebie's Mosaic.

~JarieLyn~ said...

These are so beautiful. I can see why you like it. The glass in the first mosaic is so vivid. I really like the colors. It is fabulous.

Mary said...

Whimsical, magical, beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful images at Mosaic Monday. :)

Claudia@DipityRoad said...

impressssssive! Love the glass -- very stunning.

If you get a chance I would love for you to stop and say hi.

TTFN~~ Claudia ♥ ♥

Brenda said...

I am not familiar with this beautiful glass! I would love to know more! I too am a gardener. I hail from Oklahoma, but live in Texas. Sounds like we're about the same age, judging from your sidebar. My grown daughters live in the Tulsa area.

Mary Delle said...

The glass is beautiful. I've never seen it or heard of it, so thank you.