Save the Date

TICKETED EVENTS

Tickets will be available for reservation one month before the event.

Wednesday, April 27
6 p.m. GALA PREVIEW PARTY/DINNER, SILENT AUCTION & FUND-A-NEED

Thursday, April 28

10 a.m. LECTURE Christopher Strand, Winterthur: The Last Wild Garden

11 a.m.–2 p.m. BOX LUNCH

2 p.m. LECTURE/DEMONSTRATION* Michael Gaffney, Flower Power, a master class from the Minneapolis School of Flower Design

Friday, April 29

10 a.m. LECTURE/DEMONSTRATION* Karin Woodward, Nature’s Eye: A window into Mindful Design and Living

11 a.m.–2 p.m. BOX LUNCH

Noon.–2 p.m. FORMAL LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW presented by Dugo

*Floral arrangement auction available to ticket holders

FREE ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Thursday, April 28–Sunday, May 1 | daily

More than 160 fabulous floral interpretations by amateur florists and commercial designers, docent-led tours, and the Art in Bloom Garden Shoppe

Thursday, April 28 | 5:30–9 p.m.

FLOWERS AFTER HOURS socializing, cash bar

Saturday, April 30 | 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

FAMILY EVENT

Join us for storytelling, crafts, prizes, and unique to this year, the life of the monarch butterfly.


Art in Bloom raises funds to support Mia projects of Friends of the Institute, including education and transportation for school children, exhibitions, art acquisition and education, and programs throughout the community.

Lead Sponsor: Bachmans-logo

Honorary Chair: Linda Boelter

Major Sponsor: Kraus-Anderson Companies

Generous support provided by Martha Head, Lakewood Cemetery, Bob and Barbara Scott, Lakes Area Realty, Michael Birt and friends and family of Ann Birt, Lucille Amis, Mary Olson, Tom and Lynn Schaefer, and SpartanNash.

Additional support provided by David and Margene Fox, Sam and Patty McCullough, Mary Grau, Edina Eye Physicians & Surgeons, and Olson Law Firm.