Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom is the Milwaukee Art Museum’s annual spring celebration featuring flower arrangements in the galleries and floral-inspired activities. The OnMilwaukee website explains:

As we await the arrival of a good, solid stretch of spring weather, Milwaukee Art Museum is opening this year’s installment of the 12th annual Art in Bloom, which runs Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14.

Forty floral installations inspired by works of art in the MAM collection will be on display throughout the art museum galleries during the long weekend event. The displays are created by floral and landscape designers and gardeners from around the region.

Floral Arrangements

The most exciting aspects of Art in Bloom are the floral arrangements, created by expert florists create who interpret artwork exhibits with flowers. 

Just Flowers

These images include close-ups of some of the floral arrangements plus clusters of flowers in the indoor gardens.

Kohl’s Art Studio

The Kohl’s Art Studio is a hands-on work space where visitors can create the own works of art by painting, weaving, sculpting, or working with paper and other materials.

Artwork Exhibits

The world-class Milwaukee Art Museum website describes this spectacular community asset as follows.

The Milwaukee Art Museum collects and preserves art, presenting it to the community as a vital source of inspiration and education. 30,000 works of art. 400,000+ visitors a year. 125 years of collecting art. From its roots in Milwaukee’s first art gallery in 1888, the Museum has grown today to be an icon for Milwaukee and a resource for the entire state.

Central to the Museum’s mission is its role as a premier educational resource, with educational programs that are among the largest in the nation, involving classes, tours, and a full calendar of events for all ages.

The Milwaukee Art Museum

MAM is situated on the Lake Michigan lakefront in downtown Milwaukee. It consists of three separate buildings, as described on the museum website.

The 341,000-square-foot Museum includes the War Memorial Center (1957) designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, the Kahler Building (1975) by David Kahler, and the Quadracci Pavilion (2001) created by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.

 

 



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