Spring in Boston. Art in Bloom at MFA

Spring in Boston. Art in Bloom at MFA
Yareah Magazine

Spring in Boston. Art in Bloom at MFA (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston). Great events during April 2013. A full program of floral arrangements.

Spring in Boston. Art in Bloom at MFA

Langlois, after Pierre-Joseph Redouté, ‘Lilas (Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs #73)’, 1827. Stipple engraving in color. Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection.

Everyone’s favorite festival of fine art and flowers returns to the MFA. See Art in Bloom’s fragrant floral creations before everyone else on a self-guided tour Friday night—bring friends or a date and then stay for dinner or cocktails after your stroll through the season’s freshest flowers. The weekend offers a kaleidoscope of color with Members’ Night on Saturday. And the kids will love creating art amongst beautiful blossoms during Family Day on Sunday.

Coming soon! Celebrate spring at this annual festival of fine art and fresh flowers. See the MFA’s galleries transformed by almost 70 extraordinary arrangements inspired by magnificent works of art. Art in Bloom is free with Museum admission; no reservations are required to see the floral arrangements and participate in most of the programs listed below.

Special Events

Free with Museum admission.

Ikebana Floral Demonstrations. Saturday, April 27, 3–4 pm. One floral creation from each of the three Ikebana design schools.

Members’ Night. Saturday, April 27, 6–9 pm. Doors open at 5:30pm. A members-only viewing with tours, shopping, and dining.

Family Day. Sunday, April, 28, 10 am–4 pm. Art-making activities and performances for children of all ages.

Gardens of New York. Sunday, April 28, 3–4 pm. A presentation by Maureen Bovet, a dynamic lecturer on world gardens.

Designing a Garden for All Seasons. Monday, April 29, 3–4 pm. A presentation by Suzanne Mahler, a recognized garden writer and lecturer.


Daily Events

Free with Museum admission.

Art in Bloom Gallery Tours. 10 am–3 pm. Tour the collections and flower arrangements throughout the galleries.

Art in Bloom French, Russian, Chinese, and Italian Tours. Saturday, April 27, 2:45pm. Tours of arrangements throughout the galleries, given in French, Russian and Italian.

Designing with Flowers. Noon–3 pm. Continuous demonstrations of flower arranging for your home.

Outdoor Walking Tours. Saturday–Monday, April 27–29, 1–2 pm. Discover the MFA’s architecture and explore neighboring gardens.


Ticketed Events

Tickets on sale now

SOLD OUT Shane Connolly Master Class I

Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

Hands-on floral arranging with one of Britain’s best-known floral designers. Tickets $200.

SOLD OUT Shane Connolly Master Class II (advanced)

Sunday, April 28, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

Hands-on floral arranging for advanced students with one of Britain’s best-known floral designers. Tickets $200.

SOLD OUT Shane Connolly: A Year in Flowers

Monday, April 29, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

Floral demonstration and lecture with Shane Connolly, one of Britain’s most renowned floral designers. Book signing follows. Tickets $55.

Elegant Tea

Saturday, April 27, 12:30pm and 2:30 pm

Sunday, April 28, 12:30pm and 2:30 pm

Monday, April 29, 12:30pm and 2:30 pm

Reservations required.

Adults $30, children under 12 $12.

Sponsored by Cunard Line; Print Media Sponsor is Yankee Magazine; and Additional Support from Fox Hill Village.

Click to add a comment

More in Arts

Matt Keegan, Alphabet Soup (Blocked #6), 2016, Monoprint, 66 x 44 in; 167.6 x 111.8 cm

San Francisco Exhibitions. Altman Siegel. In search of Vedaland: September 8 – October 1

Yareah MagazineSeptember 3, 2016
Mailroom Tracking Excellence Award

Tracking Excellence Award For University OF The Arts London

Yareah MagazineSeptember 2, 2016
Francesca Quintano. Heterogeneous Locus. 60x48. Oil on Canvas

Los Angeles Exhibitions. DAC Gallery

Yareah MagazineJune 21, 2016
Ringling International Arts Festival

Sarasota Bay. Ringling International Arts Festival

Yareah MagazineMay 26, 2016
© Jeffrey Henson-Scales Young Man In Plaid, NYC, 1991, courtesy of the artist

Dandyism and Black Masculinity at The Photographers’ Gallery

Yareah MagazineMay 26, 2016

Elton John has chosen Sotheby’s France to sell a contemporary art work from his collection

Yareah MagazineMay 24, 2016

Yareah Magazine

Art is Everywhere and Up to You.

About Us - Press Kit - Contact Us

YM on Twitter

Top Posts & Pages

Yareah® Magazine is a Registered Trademark in the United States