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Art Blooms 25th Anniversary Celebration: For the Love of Art and Flowers

Friday, April 4, 2014Sunday, April 6, 2014
10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Art Blooms 25th Anniversary Celebration: For the Love of Art and Flowers

Since 1989, the Women's Committee has hosted this signature event which not only enhances the Walters' collection with interpretive floral arrangements by over 30 regional garden clubs, but also raises funds in support of the Committee's Education Endowment Fund and special museum projects. This year, the display will be located in the museum's Palazzo Building that houses 15th- to 18th-century paintings, sculptures, and jewelry.


Lecture and Luncheon

Friday, April 4th, 10:30 a.m.
Tickets $75

Margot Shaw, founder and editor-in-chief of flower magazine will give a lecture and demonstration in the Graham Auditorium followed by a luncheon on the Scupture Court. Arrangements will be auctioned following the lecture.
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25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Saturday, April 5th, 6:30 p.m.
Tickets $150
To toast this milestone, a sit-down dinner will be held on the beautiful Sculpture Court in the Palazzo Building. A special surprise will be in store for guests during the cocktail hour.
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Ikebana Floral Demonstration

Sunday, April 6th, 2:00 p.m.
A demonstration of various Ikebana techniques will take place in the auditorium led by a noted Ikebana master.
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The Garden Shed
Friday-Sunday, April 4-6, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The popular Art Blooms pop-up store in the Museum Café area features flower-related items, garden ornaments, and furniture.

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For more information regarding Art Blooms and its related activities, please contact 410-547-9000 ext. 305 or email


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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.

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Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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