The Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23. We will reopen at 10 am on Friday, November 24 and we will remain open that day until 10 pm for SLAM Underground.
Art in Bloom, the Museum’s annual celebration of flowers and fine art, returns March 2 – 4, 2018. Dozens of works from the Museum’s collection will be imaginatively interpreted through floral design by the region’s most talented florists. In addition to the floral displays, the festival includes floral presentations and lectures, family activities, and shopping.

The Museum is accepting applications from professional florists and garden club members to participate in Art in Bloom.

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People's Choice: Best in Show
People's Choice: Best Creative Design
Judge's Choice: Best Creative Design

Siva Nataraja (Siva, King of Dancers)
Nick Decker
Ken Miesner's Flower Shoppe

Judge's Choice: Best in Show

Rivoli I
Günther Förg

Jessica Douglass
Flowers and Weeds

Judge's Choice: Best Traditional Design

Maretta Mizimah II
Toots Zynsky

Kimberly Ann Vermillion
LaSalle Wholesale Florist

Judge's Choice: Honorable Mention

Jolly Flatboatman in Port
George Caleb Bingham

Cecilia Barnett, NGC Judge, Assistant Professor Ikebana
Boone County Garden Club

Employee's Choice: Best Traditional Design

Grey Space (distractor)
Julie Mehretu

David J. Bovier
Ken Miesner's Flower Shoppe

People's Choice: Best Traditional

The Annunciation
Paolo de Matteis

Mark Critchfield and Laura Streett
Garden Club of St. Louis

Caleres Design Award

Alice Rahon

Christine Anson
S. Finch Florist

Judge's Choice: Honorable Mention

Box with Design of Auspicious Animals, Plants, and Flowers
Hannah Skube
True Colors Floral

Employee's Choice: Best Creative Design

Mary, Lady Guildford
Hans Holbein the Younger

Alice Koritta
Carte Blanche Designers of District V, Garden Clubs of Illinois