Bellagio Conservatory Launches ‘Artfully Autumn’ Exhibit on the Las Vegas Strip
‘LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – With the fall season officially underway, the Bellagio kicked off its latest exhibit at the Conservatory on the Las Vegas Strip.
The exhibit, dubbed ‘Artfully Autumn’, would welcome ‘guests as they embark on a feast for the senses with spectacular sculptural pieces and an abundance of autumn flowers, foliage and pumpkins, all while being captivated with a new personalized perfume”.
According to a press release, Bellagio’s horticulture team channeled iconic architecture and artists into the design of the latest exhibit, as it “pays homage to modern architecture and artists such as Frank Lloyd Wright , Christo and Jeanne-Claude and Louis Comfort Tiffany”.
The team says ‘Artfully Autumn’ features ‘botanical works of art nestled in a palette of rich golden hues and bright oranges and reds as a festive new autumn scent ‘cornucopia’ fills the air with the aroma of cranberry and orange mixed with rich cinnamon, setting the mood of the season.
According to designer Ed Libby, “‘Artfully Autumn’ is an artistic representation of autumn, inspired by art and architecture that reimagines seasonal designs in elegant and creative ways.”
The exhibition is open until November 12 and is free and accessible to the public, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A provided set of facts by numbers is as follows:
- 600,000: Number of autumn colored leaves in the north bed
- 32,000: Number of carnations used on fresh floral tassel topiary
- 22,000: Number of plants that will be used in the exhibit throughout the fall season
- 3,000 pounds: West Bed Waterfall Structure Weight
- 1,026 pounds: Weight of largest giant pumpkin used in display
- 357: Number of pumpkins used in display
- 80: Team members involved in screen assembly
- 31: Types of plant species
- 20 feet: Height of each arch in the bed is
- 20 feet: Waterfall height in the west bed
- 9: Number of illuminated acorns
- 8: Number of fire-polished copper arcs
- 5: Number of Glittering Giant Dragonflies
- 4: Number of cornucopias
- 1: Fairy
- 1: Structure inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright
According to MGM Resorts, the water used in the Conservatory comes from on-site underground wells that use rain and recycled water from the property, “avoiding the use of municipal potable water.”
“Water from the Conservatory is also recycled throughout the exhibit and reused within the complex,” the company added.
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