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Sweet Pea, 1827
Pierre-Joseph Redouté, French (1759-1840)
Color stipple engraving, retouched by hand
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts


oin us for the 23rd annual Art in Bloom, a four-day festival that celebrates timeless art and fresh flowers. Presented by the Friends of the Institute, this highly anticipated event showcases the talents of more than 100 floral artists, whose designs interpret works of art in the museum's collection. In addition, professional florists provide lavish arrangements and spectacular displays outside of the galleries.

During each day of Art in Bloom, enjoy lectures and demonstrations by eminent florists, floral arrangers and gardening and landscape experts. A new Thursday evening event offers live music, a pub-style quiz and an opportunity to meet and greet the floral artists. Families can participate on Saturday afternoon in fun-filled activities throughout the museum. Formal luncheons, box lunches, docent tours and a Garden Shop featuring signature Art in Bloom items round out the four days.

Proceeds from Art in Bloom enable the Friends to continue their support of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and its goal of bringing art to life for everyone. Admission to the museum to view the floral arrangements is free.

Download a reservation form to mail or fax (.pdf)