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Last Weekend for Joe Jones

Hi everyone! My name is Julie Pierotti, I am the Assistant Curator here at the Dixon.  I am thrilled to be sharing with all of you the exciting and fun things going on in the Dixon's Curatorial department. Now that the bad weather has come and gone today, it's going to be a great weekend to visit the Dixon.  As you may know, April 16 and 17 are the final two days for our current exhibition, Joe Jones: Radical Painter of the American Scene .  This show, organized by the St.... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, April 15, 2011

Last Weekend for Joe Jones

Hi everyone! My name is Julie Pierotti, I am the Assistant Curator here at the Dixon.  I am thrilled to be sharing with all of you the exciting and fun things going on in the Dixon's Curatorial department. Now that the bad weather has come and gone today, it's going to be a great weekend to visit the Dixon.  As you may know, April 16 and 17 are the final two days for our current exhibition, Joe Jones: Radical Painter of the American Scene .  This show, organized by the St.... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, April 15, 2011

One very busy weekend!

April 8 and 9 were busy days for the Dixon. There were several events taking place this weekend and it took a lot of effort and a lot of hard work from everyone at the Dixon to make each event a success. Our Wildflower Plant Sale began on Thursday evening for our members and continued through the weekend from 8 am - 4 pm on Friday and Saturday. All of our garden staff and volunteers worked hard to provide great plants, flowers, trees and other goodies for the sale. Then they worked even... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Tuesday, April 12, 2011

One very busy weekend!

April 8 and 9 were busy days for the Dixon. There were several events taking place this weekend and it took a lot of effort and a lot of hard work from everyone at the Dixon to make each event a success. Our Wildflower Plant Sale began on Thursday evening for our members and continued through the weekend from 8 am - 4 pm on Friday and Saturday. All of our garden staff and volunteers worked hard to provide great plants, flowers, trees and other goodies for the sale. Then they worked even... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Mother Nature is in Control

This spring came on quickly, but it has been frost free and, following a cold winter,  the spring daffodils and tulips were exceptional, especially since this year they were flowering in unison with the azaleas and dogwoods. We had huge crowds of guests admiring the staff’s and nature’s handiwork.  All of our excitement ended on Monday, April 4, when a severe storm blew through, causing many of the tulips to shatter or face south with twisted stems. It also laid... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, April 8, 2011

Mother Nature is in Control

This spring came on quickly, but it has been frost free and, following a cold winter,  the spring daffodils and tulips were exceptional, especially since this year they were flowering in unison with the azaleas and dogwoods. We had huge crowds of guests admiring the staff’s and nature’s handiwork.  All of our excitement ended on Monday, April 4, when a severe storm blew through, causing many of the tulips to shatter or face south with twisted stems. It also laid... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, April 8, 2011

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