Longwood Gardens Christmas Display

Longwood Gardens to bring holiday cheer, botanical splendor

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

Visitors to Kennett Square’s Longwood Gardens this holiday season will be met with glimmering botanical ornaments, more than half a million dazzling lights artistically accenting the landscape, strolling carolers bringing holiday cheer, and crackling firepits adding warmth to cozy winter evenings. The holiday display will be around from Nov. 18 until Jan. 8. Tickets are available online. This year’s theme …

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Bruce Munro hopes you find Longwood light art joyous

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  When light artist Bruce Munro this year brought his night magic back to Longwood Gardens, it was the first time he’s brought a new exhibit to the site of a former one. Ten years ago, his “Bruce Munro: Light” exhibit delighted audiences at the former du Pont estate in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. It also electrified his career, partly because …

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As ‘Longwood Christmas’ closes, ‘Winter Wonder’ opens

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood’s Winter Wonder show launches Jan. 22.   “A Longwood Christmas” officially closes Sunday, but fans of the Kennett Square gardens won’t have to wait long for the next exhibit. “Winter Wonder” will run Jan. 22-March 27, with public performances back on the grounds, but mostly live-streamed classes. The conservatory — now undergoing a $250 million redo — will turn …

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Longwood Christmas embraces opposites with fire and ice theme

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood will contrast hot and cold colors and scenes in its 2021 Christmas display.   A Longwood Christmas will feature a fire and ice theme that will include towering trees in fiery reds and frosted alpine scenes. The annual holiday display at Longwood Gardens draws hundreds of thousands and will run Nov. 19 through Jan. 9. It will include thousands …

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In 2022, Longwood will bring back artist who illuminated the grounds

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Bruce Munro’s ‘Field of Light’ will fill the land near the Longwood Gardens’ large lake with 18,000 illuminated orbs in the summer of 2022.   Longwood Gardens will welcome back artist Bruce Munro for a garden-wide exhibition June 30 through October 30, 2022. “Longwood is thrilled to present the work of Bruce Munro 10 years after the success of his …