Fine Art & Flowers

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s 38th Annual Fine Art & Flowers. Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from across New England create floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks from the museum’s collection to display during this fundraising event. More than 60 exceptional floral designs are expected this year, and will be showcased throughout the museum galleries beside the artworks that inspired them.

All events take place in Morgan Great Hall unless otherwise noted.

10:15 am – Simsbury United Methodist Church Bell Choir
11:15 am – Celesti Sondato
12:15 pm – Manchester Silk City Chorus
1:15 pm – Quilling Demonstration in Avery Court
2:00 pm – Quilling Workshop in the Education Studio

Artisan Boutique
Shop a variety of creative goods from local vendors, all weekend long. Located in the Hartford Courant Room, Artisan Boutiques is open during regular museum hours April 26 – 28. 

The prices below reflect a $3 fundraising surcharge that is added to all museum admission fees during Fine Art & Flowers.

Members: $3
Hartford Residents: $3
Adults: $18
Seniors: $15
Students: $8
Youth (age 17 & under): $3

Please Note: The Wadsworth Atheneum usually waives admission fees every Wednesday–Sunday from 4–5 pm. Please note that guests visiting the museum at these times during the Fine Art & Flowers fundraiser will be charged $3 for their admission.

The 38th Annual Fine Art & Flowers is presented by the Women’s Committee of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. All event proceeds fund the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses.