The Ruth Bancroft GardenÂ Month-long Exhibit and Sale: June 14 â€“ July 13
What:Â For one month every year, The Ruth Bancroft Garden transforms into an outdoor art gallery. The Garden's world-class collection of succulent and drought-tolerant plantsÂ provides a spectacular backdrop for artists to display their works.Â Follow the meandering pathways to discover art that ranges from classical to irreverent, spiritual to functional. All works are for sale, with prices ranging from $60 to $50,000. With the majority of pieces under $5,000 (and most of those under $1,000), this is the perfect place to find art for the home garden.
For a list of featured artists, please visit:Â www.ruthbancroftgarden.org
Preview Party:Â Friday, June 14 from 5:30 to 8pm â€“ Celebrate the unveiling of the exhibition and mingle with the artists while sipping champagne in the Garden at sunset. Advance ticket purchase required - $65/person; $60/RBG Members.
Opening Weekend:Â Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16, 10am-3pm â€“ First chance for the general public to view the sculptures. Bring a picnic, take a tour and meet the artists. Docent tours throughout the day, live music on Fatherâ€™s Day. $10/person; $7/RBG Members, Seniors (65+), and Students; free for children under 12;Â free admission for dads on Fatherâ€™s Day
More events throughout the show, including Art & Jazz Sunset Social (6/21), Art Festival Weekend (6/29 and 6/30), and Agave & Tequila Sunset Social(7/7). VisitÂ www.ruthbancroftgarden.orgÂ for a complete list of events.
The Sculptures will be in the GardenÂ through July 13
Where:Â The Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1552 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek CA 94598.
General admission:Â Adults/$10; seniors and students/$7; children and RBG members free during regular hours. Free parking!
For more photos and information:Â Phoebe Berke, Community Outreach Coordinator: 925-944-9352 /Â [email protected]