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Chihuly Garden and Glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass, WA

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Chihuly Garden and Glass is an exhibit in the Seattle Center directly next to the Space Needle, showcasing the studio glass of Dale Chihuly. It opened … See more

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Jan 14, 2023
Visited this venue as it is next door to the Space Needle, and we able to book both sights at same time online. Totally unprepared for what we saw. Huge displays of sculpted glass arranged in pyramid… Full review by GeorgeRoemer
Jan 8, 2023
Don't plan on spending a lot of time in this museum. We went on Thursday afternoon in November and while it was well attended, it was not crowded and moved very quickly. Go ahead and schedule the r… Full review by Pompadore69
Jan 7, 2023
My famly (2 adults, a 15 yo, and a 11 yo) all loved Chihuly. We used City Pass tickets for the garden and wasn't sure how the 11 yo would feel about it. They loved it just as much as everyone else. D… Full review by dctravel

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An Experience for the Eyes and the Heart
Chihuly Garden And Glass is an art museum in Seattle, Washington that is located next to the Space Needle at Seattle Center. Those who love flowers or beautiful floral arrangements, Chihuly Garden in Seattle has something wonderful in store for you. Can you imagine a garden or an installation that mimics these beautiful arrangements? That's what you'll find at Chihuly Garden and Glass Seattle! Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of exquisite floral arrangements and artistic blown glass artworks. Its magnificent glasshouse is housed with myriad interesting glass artifacts and an elaborate collection of items created by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly which will just blow your mind. Blown glass art installations and the beautiful use of lighting and colors will give you a feeling of walking in a beautiful flower garden when in fact it is a glass sculpture. The glass museum Seattle is home to Dale Chihuly's unique technique in glass blowing. He is a famous American sculptor who finds inspiration from the natural world or the old cultures of the world and interprets it into his work. These interesting works can be explored in the exhibition hall, glasshouse and outdoor garden. You will get to visit several exhibits as there are different galleries and drawing walls that are part of the Exhibition Hall. From the interesting Glass Forest and Macchia Forest to unique Persian Ceiling and Sealife Room, it has something for every tourist. Do not forget to visit and learn about Northwest Room, Mille Fiori, Ikebana and Float Boat along with the Drawing Walls. Some of these are works inspired by Navajo blankets painted onto glass or chandeliers made of a lot of smaller crafted units that are assembled together. In the Chihuly museum Seattle theater, they show you videos about the thought process and method of execution when creating these glass beauties and interviews with Chihuly. Glass garden Seattle area has the sculptures as if in a real park and it is a splendid sight. Perhaps one of the most interesting bits about this place is that the effect of the glasswork changes with the time of the day. The light reflected onto the glass brings out a completely different and seems like something completely out of a fantasy world. The glass sculptures in the Chihuly garden and glass at night creates an atmosphere that will leave you mesmerized. A good place for a quiet detour from the hustle of the city. Chihuly Seattlehave a gift shop selling prints of Chihuly’s collections and his artwork. The Collections Cafe serves delicacies from various parts of the world where Chihuly traveled but with a Northwestern twist. The Chihuly Garden and Glass is an experience for the eyes and the heart.
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