Art Exhibit Hoppy Times!

Hoppy Times at Airlie Gardens

Celebrating 10 years of art exhibits, this year’s exhibit, Hoppy Times, will feature ten oversized 4.5-foot tall, fiberglass rabbits! Each rabbit will be uniquely decorated, painted, or otherwise adorned by a select group of artists and placed on display throughout the grounds for guests to enjoy as part of their garden experience. Hoppy Times will be on display July 8th through December 31st 2022!

Meet the Artists!

Meet the 2022 exhibit artists! Click the link below to learn more about the artists and their rabbit designs.

  • Brenda Bickta
  • Nikki- Cherry Crofoot
  • Gabriel Eng-Goetz
  • Evelyn Fischer
  • Jessica Gates
  • Brooks Koff
  • Kristin McLoughlin
  • Karen Snave
  • Sara Toothman
  • Rupam Varma

Own a Rabbit

Who wants to own one of our rabbits? These beautifully curated and uniquely designed rabbits will make a wonderful addition to your backyard garden, business, or home. Select rabbits on display during Hoppy Times will be available through an online auction with a buy-now option for that rabbit you just can’t risk losing. In 2021, all 10 owls sold quickly, so make sure to plan ahead! The auction opens December 1, 2022 at 9 a.m. and closes December 15, 2022 at 11:45 p.m.


Sculpture Sponsor


9 Available

  • Name or Business on one Sculpture Sign – sponsor has choice from design portfolio. Choices will be
    made in the order sponsor commitments are received.
  • Name on Garden Map
  • Name on Emails, Social Media & listed on Airlie Gardens Website with direct link to business page
  •  Invite to Exhibit Preview & Artists Reception
  •  20 Tickets to Garden
  • Sponsor can purchase a rabbit sculpture at a discounted rate and remove it from public sale

Artist Sponsor


10 Available 

  • Name or Business on Garden Map/Scavenger Hunt as Artist Sponsor. 
  • Name or Business on Emails & Website with direct link to business page 
  • Invite to Exhibit Preview & Artists Reception 
  • 10 Tickets to Garden 
  • Sponsor can purchase a rabbit sculpture at a discounted rate