Art in Bloom: April 16 through 18

UTICA, NY…The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art is pleased to present “Art in Bloom,” an extraordinary exhibition of fine art and flowers featuring the Museum’s collection and stunning fresh-flower creations by local floral professionals, designers, artists, and garden club members. Fourteen Floral arrangements will be on view throughout the Museum’s galleries. Each will present a creative interpretation of a work of art.

The weekend will include floral demonstrations, a guest speaker, afternoon tea at the Terrace Café, and an “Art in Bloom“ Pop-Up Shop.

 

Ribbons and plaques will be awarded in four categories. There will be one award for each category by a panel of National Garden Club Flower Show judges, as well as one in each category by people’s choice. Visitors can vote for their favorites Friday and Saturday. Winners will be announced Sunday.

 

All “Art in Bloom” proceeds support Museum of Art education programs.

“Art in Bloom” admission is free for Munson-Williams members and children 12 and under; $5 general public.

 

Virtual tours are also available 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Free for Munson-Williams members; $5 general public

Register at 315-797-0055, a link will be emailed after registering

 

Special Events

 

“ART IN BLOOM” GUEST SPEAKER

Saturday, April 17, 1 p.m.

Location: Virtual Event

The Victorians: How They Forever Changed the Garden

Barbara Plantholt Melera, Sharon Springs

$5 MWPAI members, Fifth District Federated Garden Clubs of New York members, and CCE Oneida County Master Gardener Volunteers, $10 general public

Register at 315-797-0055, a link to access the event will be emailed to you after registering.

Barbara Melera is advisor to Harvesting History, an heirloom horticultural company founded to provide the finest quality horticultural and agricultural products available. For 13 years Melera was president and CEO of the D. Landreth Seed Company, the oldest seedhouse in America, and has 63 years of active gardening experience. Ms. Melera’s presentation is presented in conjunction with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County and the Fifth District Federated Garden Clubs of New York State.

 

Daily, April 16 THROUGH 18

 

Floral Designs on View

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Art in Bloom Pop-Up Museum Shop

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

 

Afternoon Tea at the Terrace Café

2 to 4 p.m.

Reservations required 315-797-0000 ext. 2212

 

Family Activity to take home! 

Sponsored by the CCE Oneida County 4H Club

 

Friday, April 16

People’s Choice Voting

 

Floral Arranging Demonstration

1 p.m.

Virtual Event

Register at 315-797-0055, a link to access the event will be emailed to you after registering.

 

 

Saturday, April 17

 

People’s Choice Voting

 

Presentation, 1 p.m.

The Victorians: How They Forever Changed the Garden

Virtual Event

Register at 315-797-0055, a link to access the event will be emailed to you after registering.

 

Sunday, April 18

 

Meet the Designers, 3 p.m.

Meet the designers virtually and hear how their selected artworks inspired their designs!

Virtual Event

Register at 315-797-0055, a link to access the event will be emailed to you after registering.

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