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About Our Auction
Celebrating 10 years of art exhibits, this year’s exhibit, Hoppy Times, features ten oversized 4.5-foot tall, fiberglass rabbits! Each rabbit is uniquely decorated, painted, or otherwise adorned by a select group of artists and placed on display throughout the grounds for guests to enjoy as part of their garden experience. Hoppy Times will be on display July 8th through December 31st 2022! The auction will start December 1st at 9 a.m. and will end December 15th at 11:45 p.m.!
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 tenth year in a row Airlie Gardens, in Wilmington, N.C., is excited to host their annual art exhibit, Hoppy Times! Airlie Gardens has selected artists or teams of artists to decorate, paint, and otherwise adorn oversized fiberglass rabbit sculptures. These rabbits 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 rabbits your own by bidding today! Once the auction ends, winning bidders will be sent invoices and payment options. Payment must be received before a rabbit can be picked up.