Arts, Museum Exhibits and Events

Art in Bloom

When: Fri., Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat., Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2017

With the first day of spring only a month away, we know it's not long until the flowers again bloom. And while we wait for the Midwest to get out of its winter funk, the Saint Louis Art Museum gives us a taste of floral beauty with the return of its Art in Bloom: A Celebration of Art and Flowers. This event combines beautiful floral creations from some of the best designers in the region, who offer interpretations of more than 35 works in the museum's collection. There will be a preview party, good food from Panorama executive chef Ivy Magruder, a lecture and demonstration from celebrity florist Jeff Leatham, and fun family activities. Art in Bloom will be held 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (February 24 to 26) at the Saint Louis Art Museum (1 Fine Arts Drive; Admission to the festival is free. Auditorium programs require tickets, which are $15 to $45.

Bill Loellke

Price: free admission, tickets for auditorium programs are $15 to $45