Spring is Here!


Despite the surprise smattering of hail and snow seen across Pittsburgh yesterday, today marks the official start of spring here at the museum with the opening of the fourth annual Art in Bloom, a four-day celebration featuring traditional and contemporary flower arrangements paired with paintings, sculpture, furniture, and decorative art objects from CMA’s collection (photos below).

Art in Bloom is open today and will be on view until this Sunday, April 15. Don’t miss these related events:

Preview Gala—“Tiptoe Through the Tulips” (Thurs. April 12)

Lecture & Luncheon with Renowned Florist Els Teunissen—“Flowers in Our Lives” (Fri. April 13)

Special thanks to the Women’s Committee for all of their hard work in support of this annual event. And thanks to the garden clubs, florists, and other organizations that have brought the best part of spring into our galleries:

Bidwell Training Center Horticulture Department
Carnegie Museum of Art Docents
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Charleroi Garden Club
Fox Chapel Garden Club
Garden Club of Allegheny County
Garden Club of Forest Hills
Garden Club of McKeesport
The Gentlemen Fans of Window Box Garden Club
Grapevine Garden Club
Hillcrest Garden Club
Ichiyo School Ikebana meeting at Phipps Garden Center, Pittsburgh
Leetsdale Garden Club
Nancy Lewis & MeMe Betters
Ohara School of Ikebana, Pittsburgh Chapter
Perennial Garden Club
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Pucketos Garden Club
Seeders and Weeders Garden Club
Sogetsu School of Ikebana
Trowel and Error Garden Club
Tusca Ridge Garden Club
Valley Garden Club
The Village Garden Club of Sewickley
Window Box Garden Club
Women’s Committee, Carnegie Museum of Art

Why so many photos? Well, there’s a lot to see. Of course, to smell the flowers, you’ll just have to stop by.

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