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Festival Schedule

  • Free shuttles from Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center in Forest Park
    7:45 am-10:30 pm

    Early Morning Entry for Members
    8–10 am

    Florals in the Galleries
    Ask a Docent
    9 am–5 pm
    Engage with Museum docents in the galleries who are wearing “Ask Me” buttons to discover connections between the art and floral displays.

    Garden View Lounge
    10 am–8:30 pm
    Education Center

    Lunch Buffet in Panorama – SOLD OUT
    10 am–3 pm
    $23 / $19 Members

    Sugarflowers and the Artistry of the Dutch Old Masters
    Natasja Sadi, sugarflower artist and photographer
    11 am, The Farrell Auditorium
    $15 / $10 Members

    Beyond the Arrangement: Local Makers’ Use of Botanicals
    Cindy O’Hare, Bee in the Bucket, La’Crassia Wilderness, Butter Love by L.C., and Lisa Govro, Big Heart Tea
    2:30 pm, The Farrell Auditorium
    $10 / $5 Members

    Flower Happy Hour
    3-8:30 pm, Sculpture Hall
    Enjoy live music and refreshments for sale in Sculpture Hall

    Local Makers Market
    3:30-5:30 pm, Museum Shop
    Shop products by Bee in the Bucket, Butter Love by L.C., and Big Heart Tea

    Dinner Buffet in PanoramaNEW THIS YEAR!
    4 pm—7:30 pm
    $39 / $33 Members

  • Free shuttles from Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center in Forest Park
    7:45 am–6:30 pm

    Early Morning Entry for Members
    8–10 am

    Florals in the Galleries
    Ask a Docent
    9 am–5 pm
    Engage with Museum docents in the galleries who are wearing “Ask Me” buttons to discover connections between the art and floral displays.

    Garden View Lounge
    10 am–4:30 pm
    Education Center

    Lunch Buffet in Panorama
    10 am–3 pm
    $23 / $19 Members

    Don’t Touch My Hair: A Talk and Demonstration by Maurice Harris, Founder of Bloom & Plume
    Maurice Harris, artist, florist, coffee shop owner
    11 am, The Farrell Auditorium
    $15 / $10 Members

    Flower Happy Hour
    11 am–4:30 pm, Sculpture Hall
    Enjoy live music and refreshments for sale in Sculpture Hall.

    Know Where It’s Grown: Hyperlocal Arrangements and Décor
    Jessica Douglass, founder of Flowers and Weeds
    2:30 pm, The Farrell Auditorium
    $10 / $5 Members

  • Free shuttles from Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center in Forest Park
    9:45 am–6:30 pm

    Garden View Lounge
    10 am–4:30 pm
    Education Center

    Lunch Buffet in Panorama
    10 am–3 pm
    $23 / $19 Members

    Florals in the Galleries
    Ask a Docent
    11 am–4 pm
    Engage with Museum docents in the galleries who are wearing “Ask Me” buttons to discover connections between the art and floral displays.

    Family Florals
    Noon–4 pm, Sculpture Hall
    Bring the whole family for floral-inspired art activities and a scavenger hunt through the galleries.

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Tickets

Admission to Art in Bloom is free. Tickets are not required to attend the festival and view the floral arrangements. However, tickets are required for floral demonstrations and lectures; advance tickets are highly recommended.

  • Advance tickets are available in person at the Museum’s Information Centers, through Metrotix, or by calling 314.534.1111 and are subject to availability. Tickets purchased through MetroTix incur a service charge; the service charge is waived for tickets reserved at the Museum.

Festival Events

Mar05
Event Date / Time
6–9 pm
Event Category
Adults
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
Mar06
Event Date / Time
11 am–noon
Event Category
Adults
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
Mar06
Event Date / Time
2:30–3:30 pm
Event Category
Adults
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.
Mar07
Event Date / Time
11 am–noon
Event Category
Adults
Event Cost
$ This event has a ticket cost. Please view event for details.

Dining

Dinner Buffet in Panorama Restaurant

NEW THIS YEAR
$39 / $33 Members

Friday, March 6, 4 pm–7:30 pm

Lunch Buffet in Panorama Restaurant

$23 / $19 Members

Friday, March 6, 10 am–3 pm – SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 7, 10 am–3 pm
Sunday, March 8, 10 am–3 pm

Enjoy a delicious buffet of soups, sandwiches, and salads. Reservations are highly recommended and available at 314.655.5490 or online at RESY.com

Museum Members save 10 percent on all food and drinks.

Additional Dining Options

  • Friday, March 6: 8 am–8 pm
    Saturday, March 7: 8 am–4 pm
    Sunday, March 8: 10 am–4 pm

    For more casual fare, the Cafe serves soups, salads, sandwiches, and snacks.

    Art in Bloom Specials (while supplies last)
    Floral Aqua Fresca: Hibiscus and Rose Hip
    Floral Geleé Candies (Lime Hibiscus, Raspberry Rose, Grape Lavender, Dandelion Apricot)
    Lemon Drop Cupcakes
    Chilled Strawberry + Hibiscus Soup
    Crab + Avocado Toast

    Museum Members save 10 percent on all food and drinks.

  • Friday, March 1: 10 am–8:30 pm
    Saturday and Sunday, March 2–3: 10 am–4:30 pm
    Education Center

    Relax, recharge, and enjoy views of the Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden and the Blanke Sculpture Terrace. Grab lunch, snacks, or beverages from the Cafe to enjoy in this comfortable setting or simply take a break. Charging stations available for mobile devices.

  • Public parking near the Museum may be extremely limited during Art in Bloom.
    Free public parking is available on Fine Arts Drive and anywhere parking is permitted in Forest Park.

    Paid parking is available in the Museum’s Parking Garage for $15 ($5 or free for Members. Membership card required)
    Cash only. Pay upon entry. Limited availability.

    Accessible parking is available in the Museum garage and in the East parking lot to the east of the Louis IX statue. Passenger drop off is in front of Taylor Hall.

    The Museum offers a free shuttle that will run continuously every 15 minutes between the parking lots near the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center in Forest Park and the Museum’s Main Building.

    Shuttle timelines:
    Friday: 7:45 am-10:30 pm
    Saturday: 7:45 am-6:30 pm
    Sunday: 9:45 am-6:30 pm

    At least one fully accessible shuttle bus will be running throughout the weekend.

2020 Floral Designers and Art Inspirations

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