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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Cranbrook To Host 'Winter In Bloom' Fundraising Event

Posted By on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM

We may be deep in the grip of winter, but that doesn't mean we can't pretend it's the full-bloom of spring. Cranbrook House and Gardens will host a fundraising cocktail event that re-creates their garden with large photographic prints.

From a press release:

Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary is proud to present an exhibition of Botanicals by renowned photographer Laurie Tennent. Her unique style captures several of the Cranbrook Gardens’ specimens in such exquisite detail that they blend seamlessly into the environment. Tennent’s artistic process allows spectators to almost believe they are back in the summer bloom of the gardens as they immerse themselves in the magnificence of each piece.

The work is photographic polychrome on aluminum making it weather resistant; at the Winter in Bloom fundraising cocktail event, several of Laurie’s works, which surround the exterior of Cranbrook House, will be illuminated and visible to guests. Laurie will be available for conversation at the evening reception, and will lead a close up outdoor tour and discuss her creative process at length on the following afternoon. Exhibition pieces will be available for purchase.

The walking tour will be held outside regardless of the weather... so bundle up.

Tickets to the weekend event start at $75. The evening preview party is on Jan. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. An afternoon walking tour is at 1 p.m. on Feb. 1, 2014. Reservations are required by January 28.

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