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Chihuly Collection

06-13-2020 01-06-2021 10am-5pm daily; 7-10pm Chihuly Nights

The Conservatory owns 19 installations of breathtaking Chihuly glass artwork, the largest private collection in a botanical garden. After several stunning exhibitions over the years, the full collection will remain on permanent display.

The colorful glass artwork is placed throughout the Conservatory’s biomes and plant collections. The dynamic scenes highlight the connection between art and nature.

Banner Image:
Dale Chihuly, Persian Ceiling (detail), 2003
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Columbus, Ohio © Chihuly Studio

Chihuly Nights

Chihuly Nights are 7-10pm on the second Saturday of July, August, September and October. Guests can view the Conservatory and the Chihuly Collection in an entirely new light. All 19 installations will be professionally lit to create a breathtaking view within the backdrop of the botanical gardens. Special Engagement admission rates apply.

July 11

August 8

September 12

October 10

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