Butterfly House to Be Part of Dalí Exhibition at Selby Gardens

I like to keep up with the scheduled events at Selby Gardens. I find something new every time I go there – plus there is something about the gardens that just soothes my soul. I’m especially interested to check out the new Dali exhibit that will be opening in February. Make some time to add this serene spot to your schedule. (You can thank me later…)

-Beth

 

Butterfly House to Be Part of Dalí Exhibition at Selby Gardens

The gardens will erect a structure filled with Florida native butterflies and plants.

As part of its campus-wide transformation during the Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind exhibition taking place Feb. 9-June 28, 2020, Selby Gardens will erect a butterfly house filled with Florida native butterflies and plants. In the butterfly house, garden guests will be surrounded by colorful butterflies and their favorite flowers while they learn about the butterfly life cycle. Butterflies were one of Dalí’s favorite symbols. The winged creatures exist in nature in an enormous variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and patterns and often serve as representation of change, metamorphosis, endurance and hope. Selby Gardens will also present Dalí-themed lectures, performances, family programs, special tours, school curricula, and additional programs that complement the exhibition. The exhibit is the fourth installment of the Jean and Alfred Goldstein Exhibition Series at Selby Gardens and is curated by Dr. Carol Ockman, Ph.D, Robert Sterling Clark professor of art emerita at Williams College.