Fine Art & Flowers

April 29 – May 1, 2022

2022 People’s Choice Awards Winners

First Place
Nancy Gardiner, Hansen’s Flowers Shop

Second Place
Annette Peck, Haworth’s Flowers & Gifts, LLC

Third Place
Sandra Lamo, A Special Place

Celebrate spring at the Wadsworth with the return of this popular three-day fundraiser. Arrangements created by florists, garden clubs, and interior designers are showcased throughout the museum beside the artworks that inspired them.

The 39th Annual Fine Art & Flowers is presented by the Friends of the Wadsworth Atheneum. All event proceeds fund exhibitions and educational programs.

To be a designer in this year’s Fine Art & Flowers please download the Designer Contract or submit online.


Please note: The prices below reflect a $5 fundraising surcharge is added to all museum admissions during Fine Art & Flowers. Thank you for your support!

Members: $5
Hartford Residents: $5
Adults: $20
Seniors: $17
Students: $10
Youth (age 17 & under): $5

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

Groups of 10 or more will receive a discount by reservation only. To schedule a group visit, call (860) 838-4046 or email


Wednesday, April 20 | Bus Trip: New York Botanical Gardens
Friday, April 29, 1pm | Designers Challenge
Saturday, April 30, noon-2pm | Family Art-Making: Botanical Accessories
Saturday, April 30, 2-5pm | Music in Avery Court
Sunday, May 1, 2-5pm | Music in Avery Court
Sunday, May 1, 2pm | Diane Atsuko Suda: The Art of Ikebana; registration required