TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE TO OKCMOA’S ART IN BLOOM

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art announces programming for its spring fundraiser

OKLAHOMA CITY (February 20, 2024) - The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA) is proud to announce the return of its highly anticipated springtime extravaganza, Art in Bloom, the weekend of April 12-14. This can't-miss festival of flowers will showcase the work of 10 local floral designers who will transform the Museum's spaces with breathtaking masterpieces inspired by permanent collection pieces and the current special exhibition. Museumgoers can experience the Museum in full bloom beginning 10 a.m. Friday through 5 p.m. on Sunday.  

Back by popular demand for its second year is Bubbles & Blooms, taking place on Friday, April 12, from 7 to 10 p.m. This exclusive 21+ event will unfold on the Roof Terrace, offering guests a sophisticated evening of floral-infused cocktails courtesy of WanderFolk Spirits. Tickets for this exquisite affair are now available for purchase.  

Also returning this year is the unique chance for visitors to witness the magic come to life as the florists install their floral designs during Art After 5 on Thursday, April 11, from 5 to 8 p.m.  

Access to Art in Bloom is included in all additional programming and event admission tickets. The complete schedule of programming taking place throughout the weekend can be found below and online at OKCMOA.com. 

Programming and Events 

Hours & Admission

Friday, April 12 | 10 am-5 pm  

Saturday, April 13 | 10 am-5 pm  

Sunday, April 14 | Noon-5 pm  

OKCMOA Members: $5.00  

Adults: $21.95  

Seniors: $19.95   

College: $19.95  

Military: $14.95  

FREE for children (17 & under)  

Thursday, April 11 

Floral Sculpture Installation  

3-8 pm | Galleries  

Included with Museum admission; FREE for Members 

Join us as our featured florists install their sculptures in the galleries ahead of our weekend of floral-inspired festivities. 

 

Friday, April 12 

Live music provided by Shaun Suttle  

10 am-2 pm | Museum Lobby  

Bubbles & Blooms  

7-10 pm | Roof Terrace  

$75 for Members | $100 for non-Members  

Be some of the first to view our Art in Bloom sculptures at this 21+ cocktail party fundraiser. Featuring floral-inspired cocktails, light bites, live entertainment, access to the Art in Bloom galleries, and skyline views on our Roof Terrace.  

Saturday, April 13 

Members-Only Hour  

9-10 am | Galleries 

$5 for Members  

For a more exclusive experience, Members are invited to attend Art in Bloom during this Members-Only Hour before the Museum opens to the public. 

Drop-In Art: Georgia O’Keeffe-Inspired Clay Bowls 

11 am-4 pm | Museum Lobby  

Participate in this special come-and-go art-making activity during Art in Bloom, inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe! 

Gin & Georgia: A Moderns Mingle  

11 am-1 pm | Mezzanine Private Dining Room  

$10 for Moderns Members 

Exclusively for Moderns members, enhance your Art in Bloom experience with a floral photo op, a specialty cocktail or mocktail inspired by the exhibition Magnificent Beauty: Georgia O’Keeffe and the Art of the Flower, and the chance to mingle with fellow Moderns members. 

Live Artist Demonstration Provided by Jasmine Jones 

Noon-1 pm | Museum Lobby  

Printmaking with Nature Workshop  

1-3 pm | Studio Classrooms  

$35 Members; $50 non-Members 

Explore the world of printmaking with artist Erin Latham, PhD. Using materials from nature and traditional printmaking processes, participants will learn to create original works of art. 

Sunday, April 14 

Cut-Flower Gardens Lecture by Dee Nash  

11 am-Noon | Noble Theater  

$20 Members; $35 non-Members   

Want more local flowers? Podcaster, author, and garden coach, Dee Nash, will teach you how to grow the best and easiest cut flowers and fillers from your own garden. 

Floral Pop-Up Market  

Noon–3 pm | Museum Lobby  

After your stroll through the galleries, pick out your own floral takeaway bouquet from our featured florists. 

O’Keeffe-Inspired Calla Lily Paintings Workshop  

1-3 pm | Studio Classrooms  

$35 Members; $50 non-Members  

Explore O’Keeffe’s iconic floral compositions, then use vibrant colors and intricate details to create your own calla lily painting during this guided workshop led by teaching artist Jackie Nelson. 

Blooms & You: A Floral Tea Blending Workshop with Latasha Timberlake  

3-4:30 pm | Mezzanine Private Dining Room  

$35 Members; $50 non-Members  

Delve into the world of botanical infusions, discovering the secrets of crafting exquisite floral tea blends that tantalize the taste buds and soothe the soul. Make your own custom loose leaf tea blend by combining flowers, fruits, leaves, and spices. 

Art in Bloom’s participating florists this year are A Date With Iris, Anthousai, Curbside Flowers, Forever Borrowed, Madeline’s Flower Shop, Okie Floral Co., Poppy’s Garden Floral Design & Events, The Flower Truck, Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center, and Wineglass Floral & Design. Art in Bloom was established in 2019 and is OKCMOA’s kickoff to spring. For more information or to buy tickets visit the website at okcmoa.com.

Sponsorship opportunities will remain available for a limited time. For more information, please contact Development Officer CC Phenix at cphenix@okcmoa.com 

Art in Bloom will feature the work of ten local floral designers and a variety of programming.

 

About the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is one of the leading arts institutions in the region. The Museum presents a dynamic range of exhibitions organized from prestigious museums and collections throughout the world. The Museum’s own diverse collection features highlights from North America, Europe and Asia, with particular strengths in American art and postwar abstraction. The permanent collection also boasts one of the world’s largest public collections of Dale Chihuly glass, a major collection of photography by Brett Weston and the definitive museum collection of works by the Washington Color painter Paul Reed. The Museum’s renowned Samuel Roberts Noble Theater screens the finest international, independent, documentary and classic films. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a member of the Association of Art Museum Directors. The Museum serves over 125,000 visitors annually from all fifty states and thirty foreign countries.

 

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