Arboretum Kalmthout, Belgium
7th March to 26th April 2015
Over Eikelvaasjes en Hyacintenglazen
About Acorn Vases and Hyacinth Glasses
This exhibition brought Spring directly into the home with a colourful collection of exceptional antique bulb glasses and acorn vases.
An excellent documentary was filmed at Kalmtout on 'Plant day', 19th April (see below), by the Belgian TV station, RTBF. Click here to see the 4m 34s film.
On Plant Day, 19th April, Patricia gave a talk at this venue.
A few photos (all copyright © Annemiek Husslage) taken at Arboretum Kalmthout the day before the exhibiton starts. The director of Arboretum Kalmthout, Abraham Rammeloo, also arranged with the Belgian TV station, RTBF, to film an introduction for the exhibition. The programme is called Jardins et Loisirs (Gardens and Leisure) and is presented by Luc Noël, a well-known broadcaster.
These photos are a few taken during the setting up and filming. Click any photo to expand:
Patricia being interviewed by Luc Noël, and filmed by RTBF film crew
The display of Glassroots vases designed by Margaret Howdle in 2000, complete with one of the original wooden moulds
Not on display here is the specially designed showcase featuring bulb vases that glow bright green under UV (black) light