Annette Hacker, director,
Office: (515) 294-4777
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Free admission to Reiman Gardens for annual Art Fair
AMES, Iowa -- More than 2,000 guests are expected at the fifth annual Garden Art Fair at Reiman Gardens on Sunday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
The fair provides the public the opportunity to browse and purchase the works of more than 40 artists whose works draw inspiration from the landscape, gardening, flowers and butterflies in watercolors, paintings, jewelry, silk fabrics, glass and metal sculptures, pottery, photography and many other creations.
Keyboardist Ann Regnier will perform from 9 - 11 a.m. and the Bill Martin Group from noon to 4 p.m. Free activities for kids will also be available throughout the day.
While at the Gardens, the public can also see the Butterfly Wing, wander the Garden's 14 acres in bloom, enjoy lunch, visit the gift shop, and join the summer fun of the Gardens' celebration of Iowa State University's 150 year anniversary at the following:
Located across the street from the Maple-Willow-Larch residence hall complex, the Hixson-Lied building is one of the newest campus facilities and opened last spring. The Garden area is on the east side of the Mahlstede Building in the Dunlap Courtyard.
The Reiman Gardens is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Labor Day. The Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing closes at 4:30 p.m., lunch is available daily 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (except Mondays) and the gift shop remains open until 6 p.m. daily. For more information, visit www.reimangardens.iastate.edu.
Garden Art Fair
9 a.m.-4 p.m.