Art in Bloom


The Queen Flower, from the book The Temple of Flora, or Garden Of Nature, Being Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System Of Linnaeus

After Philip Reinagle (English, 1749–1833), Published by Robert John Thornton (English, ca. 1768–1837), The Queen Flower (detail), from the book The Temple of Flora, or Garden Of Nature, Being Picturesque Botanical Plates of the New Illustration of the Sexual System Of Linnaeus, published January 1, 1812.
Etching, aquatint, color roulette, with hand coloring, varnished. Plate: 21 15/16 × 16 1/4 in. (55.72 × 41.28 cm). Sheet: 23 × 18 1/8 in. (58.42 × 46.04 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Pabst Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Starr III in memory of Mrs. Carl Eberbach M1973.101. Photo by John R. Glembin


  • April 20–23, 2023

  • Timed Tickets Are Required

Join in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s annual celebration of art, flowers—and spring! Throughout the galleries, experience the art-inspired floral creations of the region’s top designers.

Milwaukee’s kickoff to spring will feature:

  • 27 floral installations in the galleries competing for Judges’ and People’s Choice Awards
  • An indoor garden in Windhover Hall with live music
  • Springtime shopping for accessories, décor, and more
  • Refreshments available in the pop-up shop, the Museum Café featuring Discourse: Coffee Workshop, and the afternoon wine bar
  • Art making in the Kohl’s Art Studio, open Saturday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


  • The event opens early, at 9 a.m., to Art Advocate level ($200) Members and above. Timed tickets are required.

Thursday, April 20 9 a.m.–8 p.m.

Book your timed tickets after noon to see the fully completed floral displays. Prior to noon, witness the skill and finesse of local artisans while they construct their floral arrays in the galleries.

Friday, April 21 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, April 22 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, April 23 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Members $10
Member Kids 17 and Under Free
Adults $31
Students, Seniors (65+), Military, WI K-12 Teachers $25
Kids 12 and Under Free

Member perks

Join today, and experience Art in Bloom with these Member benefits.

  • Tickets are now on sale to Members. The Member presale runs through March 8.
  • Art in Bloom tickets for Members are $31 $10. Member kids ages 17 and under receive free tickets.
  • Art Advocate level ($200) Members and above receive early access to the event each morning from 9 to 10 a.m. Timed tickets are required.
  • Benefactor level ($2,500) and above are invited to drop in to the Museum Café for complimentary coffee, mimosas, and pastries from 9 to 10 a.m. each day of the event.
  • When booking timed tickets, Art Advocate level ($200) Members and above can sign up for guided tours Friday–Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Don't forget! Ensure your membership is active through April 30, 2023, or beyond to book Member-priced tickets. Join or renew online, here. For assistance, call our membership team, at 414-224-3284 (Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.).


Museum Center Park Garage $15
Calatrava Underground Parking Garage $20
Valet Parking $22

As always, Members receive a 20% discount at the Museum Center Park and Calatrava Underground parking garages (read our Member Parking FAQ). To receive your Member discount with Valet Parking, simply show your membership card to the Valet upon arrival.


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