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2014 Flower Show Dates and Ticket Information Dates: March 1-9, 2014 Hours: Saturday, March 1, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday, March 2, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Monday- Friday, March 3-7, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday, March 8, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday, March 9, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Show information: theflowershow.com, 215.988.8899 (recorded information) ADMISSION Advance Tickets (good any day) Group (25 or more guests) tickets: Adults $25 Individual: Adults $27 * Student: $20* (Ages 17-24, must present valid ID and proof of age upon entry) Children: $15* (Ages 2-16) Free admission for children under age 2 * Print-at-home service fees will apply Tickets at the Door/General Admission Tickets (good any day) Adult: $32 Student: $22 (Ages 17-24, must present valid ID and proof of age upon entry) Children: $17 (Ages 2-16) Free admission for children under age 2 * Sales Outlets: Individual tickets are available at www.theflowershow.com or at participating AAA Mid-Atlantic branches, ACME Markets, Giant Food Stores, Boscov’s, and SEPTA ticket sales outlets, plus local garden centers, nurseries and florists. Check availability with individual outlets; service charges may apply.

TOUR AND TRAVEL INFORMATION General Show Information (recorded information): 215.988.8899 Hotel Packages 888.222.1736 Philadelphia Visitor Information 800.537.7676 SEPTA (local transportation) www.septa.com PATCO (NJ transportation) 856.772.6900 Amtrak 800.USA.RAIL Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau 215.636.3300 RESERVED EVENTS AT THE SHOW Early Morning Tour This tour package includes: • VIP early entrance and tour (8-9:30 am) with a group of 8-12 visitors before the Show opens to the public • Private access to the Members’ Lounge. Reservations: $105 per person Contact: earlymorningtours@pennhort.org

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2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Explores the Fusion of Art and Horticulture

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Great museums collaborate with floral and garden designers for “ARTiculture”

PHILADELPHIA – Beautiful flowers, gardens and landscapes have always been an inspiration for artists, while great horticultural design has become a form of living art.

Art Museum (Philadelphia). The region’s great garden clubs will be paired with area art schools – the University of the Arts, Philadelphia University, Moore College of Art, and PAFA – to compete in the show’s Artistic Classes.

The fusion of art and horticulture will be celebrated in “ARTiculture,” an extraordinary presentation of the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on March 1 to 9, Special exhibitions at the show will include a selec2014, when guests will be inspired to let their inner- tion of the Andy Warhol “Flowers” Series from the artist bloom in their own gardens. Bank of America Collection; selections from the West Collection, of Oaks, Pa.; and works by sculpAn unprecedented collaboration of Flower Show tor Steve Tobin, of Bucks County, Pa. designers and the nation’s great art museums will turn the exhibition space of the Pennsylvania ConInternational exhibitors in the 2014 show will invention Center into a 10-acre living canvas of exqui- clude British garden designer Andy Sturgeon and site landscapes, gardens and floral arrangements. Provence-based garden designer James Basson, whose exhibit will be inspired by a painting from PHS also will announce the hot new flowers, plants, the Collection of the Prince’s Palace Monaco. products and design ideas for Spring 2014 at the Flower Show to serve as a consumer’s guide to An interactive exhibit designed by the Crayola creating fantastic home gardens. Experience will give show visitors the opportunity to express themselves in the Convention Center’s The entrance garden of “ARTiculture” will be inGrand Hall. Visitors also will show their artistic side spired by the paintings and dynamic sculptures of in an expanded “Make & Take Room,” where they Alexander “Sandy” Calder, a member of the historic can create a variety of craft and garden projects. family of artists whose works are found throughout The family attractions at the show will include the Philadelphia, and will feature a remarkable vertical Butterfly Experience, where visitors will interact with dance troupe who will perform above and within 20 species of exotic and domestic butterflies, and the multi-dimensional display. the Camden Children’s Garden. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will partner with internationally renowned art museums, organizations and institutions for the exhibits in “ARTiculture.” Participants include the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles), the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York City), the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery (Washington, D.C.), the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia), the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia), the University of Pennsylvania Museum (Philadelphia), the Brandywine River Museum (Chadds Ford, Pa.), the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, N.Y.), the Noguchi Museum (Long Island City, N.Y.), Storm King Art Center (Hudson Valley, N.Y.), Grounds for Sculpture (Hamilton, N.J.), the North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, N.C.), Fresh Artists (Philadelphia), the Wayne Art Center (Wayne, Pa.), and the Woodmere

Let yourself bloom at the interactive, collaborative 2014 Flower Show, and leave equipped to practice “ARTiculture” in your own home and garden.

Marketplace, and a Flower Show Week celebration throughout the Philadelphia region. The Premier Sponsor of the 2014 Flower Show is Subaru, and the Exclusive Sponsor is Bank of America. Official Sponsors are ACME, Bartlett Tree Experts, Einstein Healthcare Network, EP Henry, Green Mountain Energy, Organic Gardening, Parx Casino, and Tourism Ireland. Supporting Sponsor is Celebrity Cruises. Contributing Sponsors are LeafFilter Gutter Protection, Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing, and QVC. Promotional Partners are Apple Vacations, Collette Vacations, Cruise Planners, Gold Key Resorts, Greater Philadelphia Falun Dafa Association, Mid-Atlantic Center for Arts & Humanities, On the Avenue Marketing, and Power Home Remodeling. Garden Tea Sponsor is Stash Tea. Preview Party Sponsor is U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Media Partners are WPVI-TV 6abc and CBS Radio. Proceeds from the Flower Show benefit the yearround programs of PHS, which is celebrating its 186th year of gardening, greening and learning. PHS initiatives include the PHS City Harvest program, which creates green jobs and supports a network of community gardens that raise fresh produce for more than 1,200 families in need each week during the growing season. For more information, please visit www.theflowershow.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

ABOUT PHS

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1827, dedicated The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the nation’s to creating beauty and building community largest flower show, which blooms every March at the through gardening, greening and learning. With Pennsylvania Convention Center. The show features more than 25,000 member-households throughthe world’s premier landscape designers and florists, out the world, PHS offers programs and events who turn 10 acres of the Convention Center into a for gardeners of all levels, and works with volfloral fantasy of beautiful plants and cutting-edge unteers, organizations, agencies and businesses designs. to create and maintain vibrant green spaces. Proceeds from the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show In addition to the major garden displays, the Flower Show hosts world-renowned competitions in horticulture and donations from foundations, corporations, government and individuals support PHS proand artistic floral arranging, gardening presentations and demonstrations, special events, a mammoth indoor grams, including Plant One Million and PHS City Harvest. For information, visit PHSonline.org.

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Art of Alexander Calder Inspires Entrance Garden Vertical dance troupe to perform above and within the sculptural garden

PHILADELPHIA – Art and horticulture have been closely aligned on canvas and in sculpture from the Old Masters to the Modernists to the contemporary generation of artists. That relationship will find new expression in “ARTiculture,” an extraordinary presentation of the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show on March 1 to 9, 2014. The entrance garden of “ARTiculture” will be inspired by the paintings and sculptures of Alexander “Sandy” Calder, a member of the historic family of artists whose works are found throughout Philadelphia, and will feature the remarkable vertical dance troupe BANDALOOP, who will perform above and within the multi-dimensional display. Visitors to the Flower Show will be able to walk through the exhibit’s central “frame” and become part of the art as well.

discover the surfaces are made of fresh and dried flowers, grasses, stone, glass and fabric which reveal individual art forms within the exhibit, decorated by volunteers under the guidance of floral designer Barb King of Valley Forge Flowers. The garden will be planted with hyacinths, Gerbera daisies, sunpatiens, red celosia, blue salvia, marigolds, schizanthus, tiger eye violas, and other blooms, so that the impact of color and scent embraces visitors at every level. “The first frame that visitors see as they enter will show how we frame our view of art and horticulture,” says co-designer Gary Radin. As they move around the display, the exhibit will change dramatically with the visitors’ point of view.

ABOUT THE CALDERS

Alexander “Sandy” Calder was the grandson of Alexander Milne Calder (1846-1923), the son of a stonecutter who studied carving at the Royal Institute of Arts in Edinburgh, as well as in Paris and London. In 1868, Alexander Milne came to Philadelphia, where he studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) with painter Thomas Eakins. Alexander Milne created more than 200 sculptural decorations over the span of two decades for Philadelphia’s City Hall, including the statue of William Penn that sits atop the building and is the signature artwork on the city skyline.

Alexander Milne’s son, Alexander Stirling Calder (1870-1945), also studied at PAFA and later at the Academie Julian and Ecole Des Beaux-Arts in Paris. BANDALOOP, the California-based vertical dance His sculptures are found in Philadelphia’s Fairmount troupe that has performed on the sides of skyscrapPark, Laurel Hill Cemetery and Penn Museum. His “This is the most colorful entrance garden ever ers, bridges, cliffs and other sites around the world, three Native American statues representing the created for the Flower Show,” explains Sam will animate the exhibit like a giant Calder mobile. city’s main waterways are found in the Swann MeLemheney, PHS Chief of Shows & Events, who de- Suspended from an overhead structure, the dancers morial Fountain at Logan Square, surrounded by a signed the exhibit with Gary Radin and Bill Lance will perform above the exhibit, on the frames and landscape maintained by the Pennsylvania Horticulof GMR Design. “Alexander Calder’s art is bold, sculptural pieces, and on stages within the display. tural Society. bright and modern, and his primary color palette “The exhibit is designed with the performers in lends itself so well to interpretation in a Flower mind,” says Radin. “They will interact with the struc- Alexander Milne’s grandson, Alexander “Sandy” Show garden.” tural elements – climbing on them and bouncing Calder (1898-1976), was a sculptor, painter, illustraoff as part of their immersive vertical performance.” tor, printmaker and designer who studied with John Calder’s two-dimensional work – his paintings and BANDALOOP will present six performances each Sloan in New York. In Paris, he was influenced by prints – serve as inspiration of the exhibit, but day. For a preview of the troupe’s skills, watch the Joan Miro and Paul Klee. His colorful mobiles were it will “come to life in three dimensions” at the BANDALOOP video. a major contribution to modern sculpture, and the Flower Show, Lemheney says. Three oversized work of Alexander Calder is found in museums frames -- the largest will be 30 feet high by 50 Between dance performances, digital ultraviolet throughout the world. His mobile entitled “Ghost” feet wide – will encompass the garden of topiary light shows will illuminate a collage of imagery, hangs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, in line shapes, sculpted trees, rounded boxwoods, and textures, and glowing phosphorescent paint effects along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with his suspended elements that recall Calder’s remarkin the garden. father’s fountain at Logan Square and his grandfaable mobiles. As visitors get closer, they will ther’s sculptures on City Hall. For ticket information, visit theflowershow.com.


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www.lasalle.edu/museum | 215.951.1221 Lower level of Olney Hall, 1900 W. Olney Ave., Philadelphia PA 19141

Benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter

SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Mellon Hall, Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, PA

Kick up your heels for a wine and food tasting, boutique shopping and high-energy fashion show featuring Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy's Center City designers and Project Runway winner, Dom Streater!

Purchase tickets online at winewomenandshoes.com/philadelphia Sponsorships and VIP tables available – call for details! 800.272.3900


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Mint Julep Fine Floral Design

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When you’re ready to buy or sell a home, turn to your local neighborhood experts:

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Camilo C. Concepcion

23rd Street Armory Friday, May 30th

Broker Associate, Manager

215-409-6901

Tickets $45

Check website for ticketing information: www.phillybeerweek.org

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