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Field of Light Announces Discounts for Students and Teachers

by | Sep 22, 2022 | Pressroom

The Field of Light display at Sensorio in Paso Robles. (Laura Dickinson)

AUSTIN, TX (September 22, 2022) – Field of Light tickets go on sale to the general public today for all dates November through December 30, 2022 and will include discounted tickets for students and teachers with valid school IDs the first Thursday and Sunday of the month, starting in October. Artist Bruce Munro’s illuminating exhibition opened its doors on September 9 with a glowing response from the community. Tickets through December are available now at https://www.fieldoflightaustin.com/tickets.

“We’ve received great feedback from guests since launching Field of Light earlier this month,” said Event Director, Sam Elkin. “To see family, friends and strangers come together to enjoy the beautiful landscape at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is so gratifying for Bruce Munro and our entire team.”

The exhibit, featuring 28,000 solar-powered stems of light spanning 16 acres in the Texas Arboretum at the Wildflower Center will be open until December 30. The experience, which caters to all ages, will also offer a Student & Teacher Night starting in October. Students and teachers can purchase a Field of Light ticket for $30, and must present a valid school ID upon entry. This offer is valid for the first Thursday and Sunday of every month beginning in October, including October 2 & 6, November 3 & 6 and December 1 & 4. 

General public tickets start at $41 for adults and offer guests of all ages the chance to bask in this unique, immersive experience. In addition to being able to experience the Central Texas landscape in a whole new way, guests are encouraged to make a night of it by enjoying food and drinks from local vendors. Entry times are in 15-minute increments and guests may stay as long as they like to enjoy this self-guided experience at their own pace.

For more information on ticketing and the installation please visit https://www.wildflower.org/field-of-light

About Field of Light:

Covering 16 acres of the Texas Arboretum at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Field of Light utilizes an array of 28,000 stemmed spheres lit by fiber-optics, illuminating the landscape with gentle rhythms of light. Guests from Central Texas and beyond are invited to experience the all-encompassing installment from September through December of 2022. Presented by C3 Presents in collaboration with the Wildflower Center, Field of Light showcases the intersection of art, technology and nature and its purpose is to inspire a sense of shared existence, and of being part of life’s essential pattern. It celebrates the natural topography of the landscape and allows people to come together to enjoy this unique and immersive experience. To learn more about Field of Light visit http://fieldoflightaustin.com/ and follow along on social media at @fieldoflightaustin on Instagram and Facebook.

 About Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center:

The University of Texas at Austin Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center was founded by Lady Bird Johnson and Helen Hayes as the National Wildflower Research Center in 1982 and later renamed the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in 1997. The Center is the state botanic garden and arboretum and welcomes more than 230,000 people into its gardens annually. It carries out its mission to inspire the use and conservation of native plants through its research, education and outreach programs.

About C3 Presents:

C3 Presents creates live experiences for millions of fans across the globe, setting the new standard each year for events that are as memorable as they are spectacular. One of the world’s largest music festival producers, C3 is the force behind some of the world’s most iconic multiday festivals, including Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas and Lollapalooza in Chicago and its six international editions — drawing a combined 2 million music lovers annually. The current event roster also includes Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (Manchester, TN), Innings Festival (Tempe and Tampa), Shaky Knees (Atlanta), Austin Food + Wine Festival and many more.

 C3 has produced a diverse portfolio of affinity-building experiences for high profile brands and cultural institutions, including the Biden Inauguration Field of Flags, the Obama Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies, White House Easter Egg Roll, the NFL Draft Fan Festival (Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, New Orleans, Nashville, Cleveland, Las Vegas), plus initiatives for the PGA Tour, Nike and more.

Headquartered in Austin, TX, the company also promotes thousands of concerts annually in arenas, casinos and clubs throughout North America. In addition to full-service event production, C3’s artist management division guides and develops careers for a select roster of artists.

For press inquiries, contact Catenya McHenry, the Wildflower Center’s director of marketing and communications. 

 

 

 

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Catenya McHenry, Director of Marketing and Communications, [email protected]

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