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Garden Party 2018 Committees & Sponsors

Steering Committee

Stephanie Chlan

Penni Jenkins

Annette Lee

Suzanne McCance


Honorary Committee

Mark Ahronian

Katie Barrack

Robert A. Bartlett, Jr.

Scott Birney

Diane J. Bullock

Carolyn and Joseph Campanelli

Stephanie Chlan

Abby Coffin

John Cronin

Arabella S. Dane

Kathi Gariepy

Alicia Hesse-Cleary

Allison Iantosca

Penni Jenkins

Heidi Kost Gross

Annette Lee

Jeanne Leszczynski

Bob Marzilli

Suzanne McCance

Wayne and Beth Mezitt

Joan Minklei

Libby Moore

Lisa Pattinson

Kathleen Powers

Darrol Roberts

Greg Rubin

Karin Stanley

Jack Sullivan

Sally and Dudley Willis

Natalie Wolf

Fred Wright

Sponsors (partial list)

Bartlett Tree Experts

Boston Beer Company

Capers Catering

CJC Lighting & Production

Abby and Peter Coffin

First Republic Bank

Penni Jenkins

Prio Wealth

R.P. Marzilli & Company, Inc.

Schumacher Landscaping

Sugarbabies Inc.

Villa DiCzynski

VINOvations

Weston Nurseries

Natalie Wolf

Sue and Fred Wright

Cheney Bridge will be closed December 11-22, 2017

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Follow signs to Detour:

From Route 16 headed west: South Natick, take a left on Pleasant Street, take a left on Dover Road, take a left on Turtle Lane (says Private Way), and slowly follow dirt road, left at the fork, and into the Elm Bank Reservation, straight ahead to Reservation Road and Mass Hort Property.

From Route 16 headed east: to South Natick, take right onto Pleasant Street, take a left on Dover Road, take a left on Turtle Lane (says Private Way), and slowly follow dirt road, left at the fork, and into the Elm Bank Reservation, straight ahead to Reservation Road and Mass Hort Property.

From Needham: take Charles River Street to Dover Road. Follow Dover Road to Turtle Lane (Private Way Sign), take a right on Turtle Lane (says Private Way), and slowly follow dirt road, left at the fork, and into the Elm Bank Reservation, straight ahead to Reservation Road and Mass Hort Property.

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New England Sculptors Association Exhibition at Elm Bank

Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Announces the Opening of the
New England Sculptors Association Exhibition

“Gifts from the Garden”

(Sculpture Location Guide)

This summer when visitors come to The Gardens at Elm Bank, they will experience something new — an extensive sculpture exhibit created by artists of the New England Sculptors Association. Reminiscent of glorious gardens in Italy, sculptures are nestled among the flowers and grasses to evoke surprise and delight around each bend of the garden paths.

The opening of the show, “Gifts from the Garden,” will be in conjunction with the most anticipated event of the season, “Arts on the Green” on Thursday, July 27 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This free evening event, sponsored by Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation, features an Art Walk of regional artists exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music by LiveWire Boston, wine, beer and other beverages for sale, and garden tours. Visitors can picnic on the lawn and enjoy family activities.

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Michael Alfano, Turning Heads

“We are delighted to integrate these sophisticated sculptures into the gardens at Elm Bank. There are works that will appeal to all, as there are 39 sculptures from 21 different artists. They work in a wide variety of artistic styles and materials including stone, clay, metal, and found objects. Many works are inspired by nature. Visitors will be able to visualize how these sculptures can look in their own gardens, and fortunately these sculptural pieces are available for purchase,” said Katherine Macdonald, president, Massachusetts Horticultural Society.

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Josie Campbell Dellenbaugh, African Pieta

“Visitors will be able to learn about the artists’ creative process through an innovative audio tour,” said Marilyn Ewer, executive director of the New England Sculptors Association. “It’s easy – to access the audio tour, visitors call 617-466-3067 via their cell phone, enter the number of the piece they are interested in, and they can listen to the artist speak about their sculpture.”

Artists in the exhibition include: Elisa Adams, David Adilman, Michael Alfano, Gregory Barry, William Bloomfield, Josie Campbell Dellenbaugh, Kevin Duffy, Larry Elardo, Yetti Frenkel, Douglass Gray, Joseph Gray, Linda Hoffman, Madeleine Lord, Fred Manasse, Judith Morton, David Skora, Karin Stanley, Steve Storch, Alan Weinstein, Joyce Audy Zarins, and Melanie Zibit.

“Gifts from the Garden” runs through October 9, 2017. Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank, located at 900 Washington Street (Rt. 16) in Wellesley, Massachusetts, are open on Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information, visit masshort.org, masshort.oncell.com, and nesculptors.org.

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Karin Stanley, Triplicity Spheres: Triasphere, Squaresphere, Spiralsphere

 

About the New England Sculptors Association:

 

 

New England Sculptors Association, founded in 1948, is one of the leading sculpture organizations in the country. Its 130+ juried members work in a variety of media including stone, metal, wood, glass, clay, fiber, and recycled objects. NESA welcomes established sculptors, emerging artists, and students. NESA creates exhibitions and collaborates with partners to co-sponsor exhibits, workshops, and events that advance the understanding and appreciation of sculpture. Our members’ work is featured in National Parks, museums, galleries, universities, corporate settings, garden parks, and other indoor/outdoor venues. NESA is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit and is supported by membership, sponsorship, and donations. To learn more about NESA and view the gallery of our members’ work, visit our website: www.nesculptors.org.

 

 

 

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David Adilman, Epiphany

 

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Larry Elardo, Bell and Arch

 

 

New England Sculpture Association

GCFM Membership

A Special Offer for Members of the
Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts


Garden Club Members

gcfm1INDIVIDUAL: $55
Benefits include admission to The Gardens at Elm Bank, discounted classes, discounts at participating nurseries, borrowing privileges from the Mass Hort Library, a ticket to Paragon’s 2019 Boston Flower and Garden Show, and much more!

FAMILY: $90
Benefits include (for two) admission to The Gardens at Elm Bank, discounted classes, discounts at participating nurseries, borrowing privileges from the Mass Hort Library, two tickets to Paragon’s 2019 Boston Flower and Garden Show, and much more!


Garden Clubs

gcfm2GARDEN CLUB MEMBERSHIP: $175
Benefits include:

  • A meeting at Mass Hort’s Education Center or Putnam Building (some restrictions apply) – OR – a garden club tour of The Gardens at Elm Bank for up to 45 attendees
  • Two membership cards to use for admission to The Gardens at Elm Bank, discounted classes, discounts at participating nurseries, borrowing privileges from the Mass Hort Library, two tickets to Paragon’s 2018 Boston Flower and Garden Show, and much more!

GARDEN CLUB CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP: $500
Benefits include:

  • A meeting at Mass Hort AND a garden club tour of The Gardens at Elm Bank
  • A lecture by a Mass Hort horticulturist
  • Two membership cards to use for admission to The Gardens at Elm Bank, discounted classes, discounts at participating nurseries, borrowing privileges from the Mass Hort Library, four tickets to Paragon’s 2018 Boston Flower and Garden Show, and much more!

 

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2017 Garden Party Sponsors

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Bartlett Logo

Sam Adams

Boston Beer Company

 

betsy design

 

Brookline Village Antiques

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furniture consignment gallery


Kevin E. Carlson Painting and Decorating


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RPMarzilli Logo

 

schumacher

 

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wellesleyhistoricalsociety

weston Nurseries

Woods Hill Table

 

Elizabeth R. Gibson and David B. Walek

Penni Jenkins

Susan S. Lee, Hammond Residential Real Estate

Myra and Karl Tucker

Natalie Wolf

 

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