About Art in Bloom

2019 Art in Bloom signature piece, The Sacred Egyptian Bean, plate 31 from Robert Thornton’s “The Temple of Flora,” 1804 (1799-1807), Peter Henderson; Engraver: Thomas Burke; Engraver: Frederick Lewis; Publisher: Dr. Robert John Thornton, The Minnich Collection The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, 19The annual Art in Bloom event is the Friends most important fundraiser.

For four days the floral arrangements of over 150 designers  are displayed next to the artworks that inspired them throughout the museum. Free tours are available every day of the event. Art in Bloom also includes lectures, luncheons, workshops, parties and children’s activities. Some of these require a ticket and include a fee.

Art in Bloom raises funds to support Mia including bus transportation for school children, special exhibitions, art acquisition, education and programs throughout the community.

This event is made possible by Friend’s members, volunteers and the generous support of sponsors.

Art in Bloom was held April 11-14, 2019

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