Art in Bloom Preview Party
Please join the Friends of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) in celebrating the 38th annual Art in Bloom by attending the Preview Party on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 5:30 to 9pm.
Ticket sales are now closed.
There is much reason to celebrate, as this year’s exciting event coincides with the Friends’ 100th anniversary of supporting Mia. Together, we’ll toast the spring season and the return of in-person celebration with a glittering diamond-anniversary theme, surrounded by stunning floral interpretations of Mia’s art, live music, and entertainment.
5:30pm Check-in, Lower Lobby, Third Street Entrance
5:30–7pm Pre-dinner Reception sponsored by Artful Living, The Galleria, and Bachman’s, featuring exciting live entertainment produced by the talented Grant Whittaker, sparkling wine, a signature cocktail/mocktail, cash bar, and hors d’oeuvres in the General Mills Lobby.
7–9pm Dinner. At 7pm, guests will be ushered up to the Jade Corridor to gather for a seated dinner among the flower-filled galleries of Mia’s stunning art collection.
All tickets include two drink tickets for your choice of signature cocktail, mocktail, or sparkling wine during the pre-dinner reception, seated dinner with wine, including gluten-free and vegetarian options, catered by Deco. Tickets will be held at the Preview Party welcome table. A portion of each ticket is tax-deductible.
Valet parking will be available at the Third Avenue entrance, $20 (cash only).
Supporter Level Tickets: $250
Patron Levels: Patrons receive valet parking and program mention.
Host Committee, led by Heidi Ault, Gummy Grande, and Loreen Fripp
We celebrate the dedication, talent, and legacy of these longtime, intergenerational Friends and Art in Bloom supporters, and are grateful for their additional generosity to Art in Bloom in this Centennial year of the Friends.
Phyllis Colwell & Carolyn Dahl
Mary Agnes Mcquinn & Susan Arndt
Gretchen Holland & Heidi Holland Ault
Holly McDougall & Kristen McDougall
Marilyn Sundberg & Molly Van Metre
Elizabeth Whitbeck* & Betsey Whitbeck
Connie Sommers & Whitney Sommers
Linda Goldenberg & Rachel Hanson
Margene Fox & Allison Greene
Linda Boelter & Carrie Kilberg
* In memoriam
Art in Bloom Co-chairs
Kris Bjorklund & Sheila Folkestad