At the suggestion of Lisa Kehrle, the Guild is planning a trip to the New York Botannical Gardens on July 8th to see the current exhibit of Chihuly glass installation.  We will meet at Grand Central Station under the clock in time to catch a 10:24 a.m. trip to the Gardens. Trains run only once an hour to the garden on Saturday.   If you come by car or by subway, we will enter the garden and meet by the tables and chairs near the food truck just inside the Bedford Park Blvd. entrance.  Individuals will be responsible for paying their fee at the entrance kiosk.  The cost for entrance to the gardens including the conservatory is $25 seniors/$28 adults.

The artworks by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly now on view are his first major garden exhibition in New York in more than ten years. There are more than 20 installations that reveal the evolution and development of Chihuly’s artistic process during his celebrated career. Set within NYBG’s landmark landscape and buildings, this sensory-filled exhibition is a must-see. The Garden’s dramatic vistas become living canvases for work created specifically for NYBG, showcasing Chihuly’s signature organic shapes in brilliant colors. Among the singular sights is a monumental reimagination of his storied 1975 Artpark installation: three new works enliven the water features of the Native Plant Garden and the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory Courtyard’s Tropical Pool, reflecting the interplay and movement of color and light.

While there is no need to prepay, please let me know via email PLEASE PUT Botanical Garden Trip on July 8th in subject line.  

if are planning to join us for this event. 




All members of Empire Quilters are encouraged to make one charity quilt a year.  We are starting a new year and we will need all of our members to participate in our charitable endeavors.