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Official Website:Art in Bloom at the MFA
Venue:Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA)
Location:465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
Phone:(617) 267-9300
Dates:Saturday, April 28, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Arts & Culture

Art in Bloom at the MFACelebrate the return of spring with Art in Bloom, the Museum’s annual festival of fine art and flowers.

Enjoy exquisite art from across the MFA’s collection paired with magnificent floral interpretations created by New England-area garden clubs. Professional designers delight with creative designs in Museum entrances and walkways.

Art in Bloom launches with an Evening Preview of freshly installed arrangements on Friday, April 27, from 5 to 10 pm.

Daily events include tours of flower arrangements throughout the galleries; demonstrations of floral arranging for your home; snacks and lunch among masterpieces in the European Paintings gallery; and outdoor walking tours.

Browse the new MFA Art in Bloom Market and expanded Garden Cart for unique gifts and treasures.

The popular Member Night is Saturday, April 28, and Community Day with children’s activities is Sunday, April 29. Free Ikebana demonstrations on Saturday from 3 to 4 pm in Remis Auditorium. Private Guided Group Tours are available beginning Friday evening.

For accessibility information, visit Access, e-mail access@mfa.org, or call 617-267-9330 or 617-369-3188 (TTY).


Art in Bloom is free with Museum admission, no reservations required. Museum admission is free for MFA members. Only the events listed below require tickets.Ticketed Events• Shane Connolly Master Class ISaturday, April 27, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Hands-on floral arranging with one of Britain’s most renowned floral designers. Tickets are $200.• Shane Connolly Master Class II (advanced)Sunday, April 28, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Hands-on floral arranging for advanced students with one of Britain’s most renowned floral designers. Tickets are $200.• Shane Connolly: A Year in FlowersMonday, April 29, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Experience a floral demonstration and lecture by Shane Connolly, followed by a book signing. Tickets are $55.• Elegant Tea in the William I. Koch Gallery12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. dailyReservations required.Adult tickets: $30, children under 12 and under: $10


465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA map

Please enter through the Huntington Avenue Entrance or State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance. Both are convenient ways to enter at the heart of the Museum and easily access the collections and the centrally located Sharf Visitor Center. Both entrances are fully accessible with ramps and power assist doors.

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