TLS Members e-Newsletter

Members eNewsletter
At least four times a year, TLS members are rewarded at their inboxes with a copy of the Labyrinth Society e-newsletter. It serves as a means of direct communication with the membership and provides an historical record of the Society.

TLS Special Projects Fund Helps Grow Wonderful Surprises.

TLS Special Projects, chaired by Board member Kay Kinneavy, solicits proposals and provides funding for all sorts of interesting undertakings. This month we’re happy to showcase one “newly emerging” project, and share the excitement about another “in the works”.

David Gallagher, TLS Executive Director, sent in these photos of the Bulb Labyrinth Memorial Garden, part of the Ithaca Children's Garden, in Ithaca N.Y., and one of the projects supported by TLS Special projects Fund.

David says, “Section of bulbs that I planted at distant right. The Labyrinth is changing every day! These two pictures were taken only 1 day apart. Come over, rain or shine, and witness this dynamic beauty. The only guarantee is that it won't stay the same. And it's far better in 3-D.  And it's magnificent! I am planning to attend the ribbon cutting on May 5."

The TLS Special Project Fund is generously supporting the building of an Adobe Labyrinth & Threshold for The Silver City CLAY 2013 Festival.  The festival has commissioned Cordelia Rose, founding owner of Whitewater Mesa Labyrinths near Glenwood, NM, to build a new labyrinth to be used for the Opening Ceremony of the festival Thursday 1st August. 

The site is in the yard of the original waterworks of Silver City, New Mexico.  The Waterworks Building is being restored with a view to turning it into a museum to educate the public about water.  The Adobe Labyrinth & Threshold are a celebration of Earth, Water, and Clay.The Adobe Labyrinth & Threshold will be made out of adobe bricks with a glazed ceramic ‘river’ running under the Threshold “bridge”.  The glazed ceramic “water” will splash as droplets onto the labyrinth’s adobe bricks lending it life and color.  The TLS Special Project funds will go towards the purchase of six hundred 4x4x10 inch adobe bricks being made by a local company Mule Creek Adobe. 

This project supports the TLS Special Projects mission in many ways. The major educational opportunity will be a 2-day workshop taught by Cordelia Rose to build the Adobe Labyrinth and by Zoe Wolfe, artist and art educator, to build the Threshold and River. This project supports the global community through the Labyrinth Locator and the resultant visitors to Silver City.  Regional and local networking will be increased through the Labyrinth Resource Network of Santa Fe, NM and the Las Cruces Labyrinth Walkers, NM. TLS Calendar of Events and this TLS e-Newsletter enables the TLS Community and beyond to be informed.   

We look forward to seeing the finished site!