The Arboretum parking lot and Wildflower Trail will be closed all day Tuesday, October 4 for tree work.
An Evening with Photographer, Artist & Conservationist
Thursday, September 27, 6 pm to 8 pm
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Roberto Dutesco is an internationally acclaimed artist whose work spans over 35 years and over 75 countries. His extraordinary body of photographs from his 25-year journey to capture the beauty and undisturbed freedom of The Wild Horses of Sable Island have been show in exhibitions in the United States, France, Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, Korea, Canada, Brazil....and now, the Wisner House Gallery of Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, New Jersey. Dutesco portrays the wild beauty of these horses as well as the barren and unspoiled qualities of the island, creating a photographic memoir that captures both the soul and the spirit.
The public is invited to meet and enjoy an informal talk with Roberto Dutesco as he shares his stories, on Thursday, September 27, from 6 to 8 pm. Wine and light refreshments will be served. Although there is no fee, the public is asked to RSVP to Doreen Schindler at 908-273-8787 x 1010 or firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, September 24.
In support of the Arboretum, Mr. Dutesco will donate 30% of all art and book sales from the evening's talk and throughout the final months of the exhibition. The Wild Horses of Sable Island will run through October 28.
For more information on events at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, go to www.reeves-reedarboretum.org,
Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.
REEVES-REED ARBORETUM....a place to grow for everyone!
PHOTO CREDIT: "WESTERN RUN", Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Roberto Dutesco