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Virtual Art in Bloom

Important Update: Art in Bloom 2020

Though Art in Bloom 2020 (in-person) has been cancelled in consideration of the health and welfare of our visitors, volunteers, and staff, please tune in to Virtual Art in Bloom on our website, Mia’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter April 23-26, 2020! Check back at any time to explore Art in Bloom content, including images, videos, floral interpretations from home, blog posts and more! Now more than ever, your contribution truly is critical to support access to the collection when the galleries and programs reopen.

Important Update: Art in Bloom 2020

Though Art in Bloom 2020 (in-person) has been cancelled in consideration of the health and welfare of our visitors, volunteers, and staff, please tune in to Virtual Art in Bloom on our website, Mia’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter April 23-26, 2020! Check back at any time to explore Art in Bloom content, including images, videos, floral interpretations from home, blog posts and more! Now more than ever, your contribution truly is critical to support access to the collection when the galleries and programs reopen.

Each year, Mia invites hundreds of florist artists to create arrangements inspired by pieces from the collection. Presented by the Friends of the Institute, our annual fundraiser celebrates floral art and draws 50,000 visitors into the museum. Proceeds help bus thousands of schoolchildren to Mia each year. We are grateful for the many hours of volunteer time that go into making Art in Bloom a success. 

For many of us, Art in Bloom is one of the best signs of spring. But just like there’s no stopping the bright blossoms of spring, our celebration of floral artistry goes on! Watch our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter feeds during the week of Art in Bloom: April 23–26. We’ll be flooding social media with floral interpretations, special articles, and even an interview with Holly Young, creator of Art in Bloom’s signature artwork.

Now more than ever, your contribution truly is critical to support access to the collection when the museum’s galleries and programs reopen. Please give generously—and enjoy the virtual blooms!

We are grateful for your support and look forward to welcoming you back to our galleries and public spaces. Even in these uncertain times, our mission to inspire wonder through the power of art endures. Please consider making a donation today.

Art in Bloom Program

Explore a digital version of the 2020 Art in Bloom Program, Special “Spring in Place” Edition

Art in Bloom, from Home

Some of this year’s Art in Bloom pedestal floral artists created interpretations from home. Explore them all here.

Art in Bloom 2020 Supporters

*Pictured Above: Holly Young (Standing Rock Dakota), Floral Legacy (detail), 2019, quills, beads, tin cones, brass sequins, thimbles, satin, calico fabric, brass bells, feathers, hides. Gift of funds from Maria Eggemeyer, Maria Wagner Reamer, and Therese M. Blaine in recognition of the Friends of the Institute, L2019.258 © Holly Young