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Events for Saturday, May 1, 2010

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Art in Bloom
museum-wide

Joyous Japan

Join us for Art in Bloom 2010, a free, four-day festival that celebrates timeless art and fresh flowers. Presented by the Friends of the Institute, this event showcases the talents of more than 150 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. Lectures, luncheons, and other special events complement this favorite rite of spring at the MIA.

Free and open to the public; reservations required for special events.

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10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Art in Bloom Family Event
museum-wide
Art in Bloom Family Event

Please join us and dance with the oni!

Ten Oni Drummers is an imaginative rhyming story by Matthew Gollub. Bring the entire family to join in fun-filled crafts and activities with Creative Kidstuff, and listen to Brian Poultan, “The Story Man,” share the adventures of the mischievous onis.

Story telling will take place at approximately 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m, and 12:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Best Buy Children’s Foundation.

Free.