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A Spring Day in Amsterdam: A Floral Dutch Duel and Luncheon


Friday, April 15, 2016


10:30 AM–01:00 PM

Registration Ended

A Spring Day in Amsterdam: A Floral Dutch Duel and Luncheon

***Online registration is closed. Please get your tickets at the ticket counter located in the Centre St. lobby***

The event will feature a floral arranging competition, or Dutch duel, in which three professional designers and three amateur designers compete in timed rounds of floral arranging. Their challenge will be to interpret works of 17th century Dutch art from the Walters collection. Sloane Brown, Baltimore Sun society and style writer, will be the celebrity host.

Three notable design professionals will judge the duel.


The event is generously sponsored by Potomac Floral Wholesale, Inc.

Following the floral competition, guests will enjoy a seated, Dutch-themed luncheon on the museum’s Sculpture Court.


10:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m.
Luncheon on the Sculpture Court

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Book Signing On Walnut Hill: The Evolution of a Garden by Kathy Hudson
Duel Décor and Flower Sale


$90 Competition and Luncheon* Luncheon seating is limited to 200
$50 Competition only
$1,100 Reserved table for 10

Registration for this event grants you admission to the competiton and luncheon, open seating.
If you wish to only attend the competition at 10:30 please register here.
If you are interested in reserving a table for 10 please register here.

For information, please contact Anne Berman at 410-547-9000, ext. 212, or e-mail

Generously Sponsored by Potomac Floral Wholesale, Inc.

Proceeds benefit the Walters and its educational programs and exhibitions.

Please note there are no Members discounts for Women's Committee events and fundraisers. We apologize but Women’s Committee tickets are non-refundable. Table reservations must be made as a single transaction.