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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Art Blooms 2013: Beaux-Arts Bouquets

Date
Friday, April 5, 2013Sunday, April 7, 2013
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Art Blooms 2013: Beaux-Arts Bouquets

 

To view the interpretive arrangements of last year’s event, please click on

Art Blooms 2012: A Floral Fiesta! .

Each spring, Art Blooms enhances the Walters collection or a special exhibition with interpretive floral arrangements by over thirty-five regional garden clubs. Our 24th Art Blooms, entitled Beaux-Arts Bouquets, will take place Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 7, 2013.  The floral display will be located on Level 4 of the Museum, which features 19th Century art. This year’s event will include a presentation by award-winning flower arranger, Susan Detjens (whose work is pictured below).

Opal - Anders Zorn Design by Susan Detjens Visit Susan’s blog at www.flowerflinging.com .

Highlights


Art Blossoms - The Art of Interpreting Art with Flower Arrangements
Friday, April 5, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
$40, Graham Auditorium
Purchase Tickets
Speaker Susan Detjens is an award-winning flower arranger whose work is pictured in The Fine Art of Flower Arranging. She has served as a Flower Show and Judging Representative for the Garden Clubs of America.

Guided Tour of Art Blooms
Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
FREE, 19th-Century Galleries
Enjoy a free docent-led tour of the floral and art displays.

Floral Display
Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
FREE, 19th- Century Galleries
View the beautiful floral displays interspersed throughout the 19th- Century Galleries.

The Garden Shed
Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
FREE, Café Q
Our popular pop-up store, The Garden Shed, will offer gently-used gardening items.

COMING IN 2014: Our 25th Anniversary of Art Blooms, ‘For the Love of Art and Flowers’!

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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.

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