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POWELL GARDENS OPENS NEW SEASON WITH BRAND NEW EXHIBITION

Orchid Delirium draws inspiration from the Victorian-era flower frenzy that took the world by storm.

KINGSVILLE, Missouri – As we eagerly greet the beginning of a new season, Painted Garden returns. This spring festival celebrates the color, joy, and creativity of nature with spectacular botanical displays and inventive floral design. Featured artist, Peregrine Honig, takes over the Conservatory with her Victorian-inspired display, Ophrys. In addition to Honig’s exhibit, ten regional artists create outdoor planted displays inspired by paintings from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s collection. Visitors can also experience an animated botanic sculpture, Tuzzy-Muzzy, by St. Louis artist, Rachel Youn. Enjoy the gardens becoming a gallery Wednesday – Sunday, April 21 – May 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Kansas City Magazine – August 2020

Feast magazine – May 28, 2020

Kansas City Star – March 26, 2020

Daily Star Journal – October 2, 2019

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