Calendar and Events
Events on April 25, 2013
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Join a celebration of spring featuring engaging events, floral demonstrations, and more than 100 floral interpretations of art in the MIA's world-class collection. Sponsored by the Friends of the Institute, this festive fund-raiser is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, April 24
Preview Dinner & Silent Auction
Thursday, April 25
Keynote Speaker Chris Giftos, head event and floral designer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 33 years
Friday, April 26
Floral demonstration and workshop by Ardith Beveridge from Koehler & Dramm Institute of Floristry.
Flowers After Hours with music from around the world. Plus, a surprise appearance by acclaimed Minnesota-born artist Jennifer Steinkamp, creator of Hurdy Gurdy Man, Art in Bloom 2013's signature artwork!
Saturday, April 27
AIB Family Day: free!
Sunday, April 28, final day.
New this year, AIB program available in March at friends.org.
Proceeds from Art in Bloom support projects such as education and transportation for school children, exhibitions, art acquisition and restoration, and a new MIA initiative in the African galleries, designed to reach underserved youth and communities.
Reserve your tickets at artsmia.org or by calling (612) 870-6323.
10:15 – 11 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – Noon
1:15 – 2 p.m.
2:15 – 3 p.m.
7 – 8 p.m.