Hall Art Foundation
Outdoor Sculpture
Richard Deacon | Olafur Eliasson | Marc Quinn
All About Orchids with Kim DeLong
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | 12 - 4 PM
544 VT ROUTE 106, READING, VT 05062

On the first day of summer, join us for a tour of our Outdoor Sculpture exhibition, featuring Marc Quinn’s 20-foot tall sculpture of a Phragmipedium sedenii orchid, followed by a talk with Kim DeLong from the Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College. Kim will discuss intricacies of this orchid genus as well as how to care for orchids in general. (12 PM – 1:30 PM)


Following is an optional caravan to Eshqua Bog in Hartland, VT, managed by The Nature Conservancy of Vermont and The New England Wildflower Society. Join Kim and Susan and Dean Greenberg, volunteer stewards at Eshqua Bog, for a tour of hundreds of wild and blooming Showy lady’s-slippers (Cypripedium reginae), a Vermont native orchid. (2:00 PM – 2:45 PM)


Finish the afternoon with an optional trip to view the Brout Orchid Collection at Dartmouth College where the beautiful greenhouse accommodates approximately 900 orchids in addition to other tropical, sub-tropical, and desert plants. (3:15 PM – 4 PM)


Admission: Free

Rain or shine

Participants responsible for their own transportation