Gnome Invasion- Bid Big and Go Gnome!

Heart of the gardens 200x200 s550
START
17
November 2018
09:00 AM EST
END
31
December 2018
11:00 PM EST

About Our Auction

Put your bid in today to own part of our Gnome Invasion Exhibit. Each Gnome that is on display is also for sale! For the sixth year in a row Airlie Gardens, in Wilmington, N.C., is excited to host their summer art exhibit, July 7th-October 28th 2018 (please note that due to Hurricane Florence, the exhibit has been extended to December 31st!)! Airlie Gardens has selected artists or teams of artists to decorate, paint, and otherwise adorn one of the 15 oversized 5-foot-tall fiberglass Garden Gnome models. These Garden Gnomes will be placed throughout the grounds for guests to enjoy as part of their garden experience. The hope for this outdoor exhibit is it will be a collection that appeals to all. The artist’s design has been selected based on creativity, craftsmanship, use of materials, the ability to appeal to all age groups, outdoor sustainability and durability.


About The Airlie Gardens Foundation

Airlie Gardens is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is: to ensure and help preserve Airlie Gardens as an outstanding, historic public garden with cultural and environmental programs developed to serve New Hanover County residents and other visitors.

For the seventh year in a row Airlie Gardens, in Wilmington, N.C., is excited to host their annual art exhibit, Heart of the Gardens, July 1st-October 31st 2019! Airlie Gardens has selected artists or teams of artists to decorate, paint, and otherwise adorn one of 13 oversized fiberglass heart sculptures. These hearts were placed throughout the grounds for guests to enjoy as part of their garden experience. Artists’ designs were selected based on creativity, craftsmanship, use of materials, the ability to appeal to all age groups, outdoor sustainability and durability.

Make one of these hearts your own by bidding today! Once the auction ends, winning bidders will be sent invoices and payment options. Payment must be received before a heart can be picked up.

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