The communications office of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin provides media with timely, accurate information about the Wildflower Center. Below are recent press releases related to Center events and to staff expertise on conservation practices, native plant gardening, nature education, and native plant resources and research findings. For more information or photos beyond those on the newsroom site, please contact:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2012
What: “A Wild Night Out: Wild About Art, Wild About Wine” is a new Wildflower Center event featuring art and artists, wine tasting, local food and music.
When: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 26. Tickets $50 available on-line only.
Where: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739
Background: The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin offers a fun night of mingling with the artists who have donated fine art to the Wildflower Gala Silent Auction while enjoying organic and biodynamic wines, appetizers and Brazilian guitar music. Listen to the Gabriel Santiago Duo playing classical guitar and percussion as you view paintings, sculpture, jewelry and more in the Visitors Gallery. Attendees can bid on the art and have a chance at winning a bottle of wine as a door prize.
A Wild Night Out features a wine tasting from Twin Liquors and appetizers made with local produce catered by Pink Avocado. The new spring event at the Wildflower Center highlights art that will be bid on during the Wildflower Gala Silent Art Auction the following night, April 27.
To register for A Wild Night Out and purchase tickets online, go to: http://www.wildflower.org/wildnightout/.