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Garden Party Exhibit and Tea Planned at John James Audubon State Park

Friday, 04 12, 2013

Kim McGrew-Liggett; Audubon Museum;
270-827-1893 or kim.mcgrew@ky.gov

HENDERSON, Ky. – John James Audubon State Park will host “A Garden Party” art exhibit April 18-June 16 as part of its 75th anniversary celebration.

 

Exhibiting artists include Rita Wannemuehler, Janet Hayden, Katie Lowing and Joanne Massey.

 

The opening reception will be Thursday, April 18, from 6-7:30 p.m. The public is invited.

 

In conjunction with the exhibit, the park will host its annual spring tea, “A Garden Party,” on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the park museum.

 

Besides honoring the park’s 75th anniversary, the tea will also commemorate Audubon’s April 26 birthday.

 

Guest speakers, appetizers, and special music by Eric Scales will be provided. Dress up for the occasion. Preregistration is required before April 25. Tickets will be on sale at the Audubon Museum during the month of April. Children 8 and up may attend if accompanied by an adult.  Tickets are $15 per person.

 

For more information, contact Kim McGrew-Liggett or Raini Hall at the JJA Museum, 270- 827-1893 or kim.mcgrew@ky.gov

 

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The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov