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Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art in Bloom

May 14, 2022
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
953 Eden Park Dr , Cincinnati, OH 45202United States
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What we'll doPlease join us for the Cincinnati Art Museum's Art in Bloom from Friday, May 13, 2022 through Sunday, May 15, 2022 at the Cincinnati Art Museum!
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Art in Bloom returns this spring!
May 13–15, 2022
Spring will be in full bloom at the museum this May as we welcome the return of Art in Bloom. Enjoy artistic floral interpretations of fine art, special programs & events, family-friendly activities, and more!

General Admission Tickets during Art in Bloom:
$12 standard
$6 student, senior, child
Free children under 6
Free for members
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Tickets include access to our special exhibitions David Driskell: Icons of Nature and History and Working Together: The Photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop. Tours of floral displays will be self-guided unless registered for below.

Programs & Events
If you need accessibility accommodations for any programs or events, please email [email protected] Please contact us at least two weeks in advance to ensure accommodations can be made.

Blooming Art, an Ikebana Interpretation (Art in Bloom sneak peek)
Thursday, May 5, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

$35, includes lunch and voucher to return to Art in Bloom. Limited tickets available.

Beth Bowers-Klaine, a 2nd Degree Master in the Ohara School of Ikebana will demonstrate a range of ikebana designs from simple to more complex. She will show how the introduction of Western floral materials and changes in lifestyle have influenced the traditional Japanese art of ikebana. Meet in the Castellini Room (ground level). Capacity is limited.

A Conversation with Doan Ly
Friday, May 13, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

$75, includes lunch and general admission ticket to Art in Bloom. Limited tickets available.

Doan Ly, a floral designer and photographer based in New York City, will discuss her creative process in floral design and storytelling, and finding the theatricality of the moment. Recognized by her dreamy palettes and compositions, her work often revolves around the colors and flowers that pass through her studio, as well as the guests who visit, the assistants who work for her, and occasionally, event the lunch delivery person. Together they form an ensemble of performers, models, and subjects for Ly’s collaborative experiments.

Enjoy a conversation with Doan in the Fath Auditorium (ground level) and lunch to be enjoyed in the courtyard or on the Art Climb. Following the program, you will experience Ly’s floral installations throughout the museum.

The Art of Flower Show Judging
Saturday, May 14, 9:30–11 a.m.

$35, includes breakfast and general admission ticket to Art in Bloom. Limited tickets available.

Join guest speaker, Mary Lou Smith, to learn the artistic component for successful creative expression through the beauty of flowers. Mrs. Smith is the Past President of the Garden Club of Ohio, and Accredited Master Judge Level 4, a member of the National Garden Club, and a member of the Judges Study Class in Cincinnati.

Breakfast will be served in the Mary R. Schiff Library followed by a presentation in the Fauth Auditorium (ground level).

Community Festival on the Art Climb
Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Free for the outdoor experience. Registration not required. Please purchase general admission ticket for Art in Bloom after 1 p.m. (Art in Bloom is free from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.)

Spend some time outside on the Art Climb while enjoying live music and entertainment. Food & beverages will be available for purchase.

Mini Flowerpot Planting Sponsored by Kroger
Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Free for the outdoor experience. Limited quantity available. First come, first-served. Registration not required. Please purchase general admission ticket for Art in Bloom after 1 p.m. (Art in Bloom is free from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.)

Stop by the Art Climb to decorate and plant a small pot of fresh flowers to take home and enjoy.

Children’s Bouquet Making Sponsored by Kroger
Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Free for the bouquet making experience. Limited quantity available. First come, first-served. Registration required. Please purchase general admission ticket for Art in Bloom after 1 p.m. (Art in Bloom is free from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.)

Registration link coming soon.

As we continue to celebrate the caregivers in our life, join us to create a special bouquet of fresh florals in honor of Mother’s Day. Meet in Art World (ground level).

Art in Bloom Brunch
Sunday, May 15, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Reservations are highly recommended. Please call the café at 513-639-2986 to make your seating reservation. Please purchase general admission ticket to Art in Bloom.

Enjoy special menu items and light music in the Terrace Cafe.

Public Tour: Art in Bloom
Date and time, TBA

Registration required. Please purchase general admission ticket to Art in Bloom.

Registration link coming soon.

Award Ceremony for People’s Choice Winner
Sunday, May 15, 3 p.m.

Registration not required. Please purchase general admission ticket to Art in Bloom.

Join us in the Great Hall as we announce the winner of the People’s Choice Award! Cast your vote for your favorite arrangement by completing a ballot and submitting it at the information desk in the Front Lobby.

The Legacy of African American Botanists & the Urban Garden
Sunday, May 15, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Free for the lecture. Capacity limited. Please purchase general admission ticket to Art in Bloom in addition to lecture registration.

Youth worker and science educator, Solomon Montagno, will explore the historical contributions of African American botanists and their impact on gardens as centers for science learning for urban city youth. Montagno is also the Program Director for CitySprouts, a science education non-profit in Boston and Cambridge public schools in Massachusetts. He will share information about this exemplary program and the use of urban garden at the core of the science curriculum. Meet in the Fath Auditorium (ground level).

Art in Bloom Planning Committee

Art in Bloom Co-Chairs

Cheryl Rose & Jeff Chapman

Community Festival Chair

Esther Mast Byrne

Dan Druffel

Sheena Dunn

Devin Grimm

Nigel Sullivan

Bourbon & Blooms Co-Chairs

Todd & Julia Ward

AIB Program Chair

Barbara Weyand

Marilyn Duke

Helen Rinsberg

953 Eden Park Dr , Cincinnati, OH 45202United States
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