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Art In Bloom Call for Submissions

Calling all floral designers! Apply to be an Art in Bloom participant at Crystal Bridges this spring.

Design a floral arrangement inspired by an artwork at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and have your arrangement displayed in the galleries from Friday, March 20 to Monday, March 23.

Crystal Bridges is excited to bring Art in Bloom back to the museum in 2020! In celebration of the spring season and all things floral, Art in Bloom is a four-day event that seeks to combine the power of art with the beauty of nature. Floral arrangements, made by talented, regional, floral designers, are paired and displayed beside artworks found in the museum’s galleries. Here is an example of a floral arrangement that was created by Shirley’s Flowers and Gifts, for The Bubble by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, in 2019:

Will you be the next floral arranger to find his/her work in the Crystal Bridges galleries? Send us your idea and application today!

Applications due by Tuesday, January 14
Selected designers will be notified by email on Tuesday, January 21
Artworks will be selected on Wednesday, January 29
Materials checklist and interpretation description due for display by Thursday, February 20
Arrangements will be installed in the museum on Friday, March 20

Please read the full guidelines for participation prior to applying.
Guidelines for art in bloom