Art in Bloom presents vibrant, locally-produced floral creations inspired by works of art in the Museum of Art’s collection March 31 to April 2. Admission is $5 for the general public and free for Members. 

Art in Bloom is more than the exceptional floral designs in the Museum’s galleries, with a full weekend of engaging classes, impactful demonstrations, and exclusive events. 

Learn more about growing flowers for arrangements or how to create organic compost in classes Friday. The class fee includes admission to the Art in Bloom exhibition. 

Watch local artists bring flowers and bees to life through live demonstrations on Saturday. Attend high tea at the Terrace Café and experience guided tours of the exhibition each day of Art in Bloom. 

Celebrate spring with this colorful, juried exhibit of designs by regional florists, design professionals, and garden club members.

Schedule of Events

Docent Guided Tours - Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 1 p.m.

High Tea at the Terrace Café by O’Connor’s - Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.
$28 plus taxes and fees. (Reservation required)
Terrace Café by O’Connor’s: 315-797-0000, ext. 2212

Friday, March 31
Class: Growing a Cut Flower Garden
Instructor Betsy Busche, owner, Spongetta’s Garden, West Winfield, N.Y.
2 to 3 p.m. (Registration required)

Class: Feeding Flowers with Compost
Instructor Herb Sorensen, master gardener
3 to 4 p.m., (Registration required)

Saturday, April 1
Demonstration: Florals and Bees
With artists Annette Gurdo, Pamela Vogan Lynch, and Tim Rand
1 to 3 p.m.

Sunday, April 2
Closing Reception
Celebrate the 2023 designers with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar of wine and beer
3 to 4:30 p.m.

Image of White Vase: 2021 People’s Choice
Tracy Wilkinson
Professional Floral Artist at Village Florals, Utica
Number 18, Mark Rothko
Image of Black Vase: 2021 BEST IN SHOW 
Jury Award and People’s Choice
Denise Goodwin
Blooms and Blossoms Florist, Oneida
Pigeon In Nest with Eggs, Pablo Picasso
Image of Cream Vase: 2021 BEST TRADITIONAL DESIGN
Jury Award
Brianna Goodwin
Blooms and Blossoms Florist, Oneida 
Fountain Elms Bedroom
Art in Bloom 2023
Museum of Art
Friday, March 31, 2023 - Sunday, April 02, 2023 10:00 am
Price: $5.00 / Member Price: $0.00