34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers
May 1 – 3, 2015
Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers, Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3! During this three-day museum fundraiser floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks from the permanent collection are showcased throughout the galleries.
Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from throughout New England participate in this highly-anticipated event by creating floral works of art for the public to enjoy. In addition to the arrangements there are special programs and events, as well as a marketplace with local vendors.
Want to participate as a floral arranger for the Wadsworth Atheneum’s 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers?
Complete and return the 2015 Fine Art & Flowers Arranger’s Contract by March 11.
Hours & Admission
Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Prices below reflect a $3 fundraiser surcharge
$11 Seniors (62+)
$8 Students with ID
$3 Children (ages 2-12)
Groups of 10 or more will receive a discount by reservation only. To schedule a group visit, call (860) 838-4046.
Saturday, May 2 | 2 – 3 pm
Floral Demonstrations in Avery Court
Learn about the art of floral arranging from five local professionals. Free with admission.
Sunday, May 3 | 1 – 2 pm
Meet the Arrangers
Enjoy this special opportunity to meet and engage with selected floral professionals who created the interpretations in the museum’s galleries. Free with admission.
Check back soon for more info about special events during Fine Art & Flowers!
Docent-led tours meet by the Museum Shop and are free with admission.
- Highlights of the Permanent Collection
Friday – Sunday at 1 pm
- Special Theme Tour: Contemporary Art
Saturday & Sunday at 11:30 am
- Special Theme Tour: Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 pm
View images of floral arrangements from past Fine Art & Flowers below.
Check out our partners at Hartford Blooms!
The 34th Annual Fine Art & Flowers is presented by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. All proceeds fund the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses.