Art in Bloom

April 11–14, 2019

Thursday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Friday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Celebrate the arrival of spring at Art in Bloom. Discover stunning art-inspired floral installations set among three floors of the Museum’s Collection Galleries. This annual event has something for everyone, from family activities to the popular fashion show. Venture into a world of art and flowers for a few hours—or all four days!

Plan Your Visit

Located within the Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 North Art Museum Drive, right on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Daily Activities


Receive free admission for two when you join or renew your Museum membership at the door—and a $10 gift certificate for Milaeger’s home and garden store, located in Racine and Sturtevant, if you join or renew at the Family or Dual level, or above. This special membership offer is valid on-site only, April 11–14, 2019.

Adults $24 $19 in advance
Seniors/Students/Active Military & Veterans/Teachers $22 $17 in advance
Members $5
Educators Credit Union Cardholder $5
$5 at the door
Children Free
12 & Under, Members’ children 17 & under


There are a variety of paid public parking options: the Museum’s Calatrava parking lot underneath the Museum, across Lincoln Memorial Drive (west of the Museum) in Museum Center Park (at O’Donnell Park), or just north of the Museum in the War Memorial’s surface lot. Valet service is available from the Museum’s main entrance.

Calatrava garage
$18 (Members receive a discount)
Museum Center Park
$15 (Members receive a discount)
$20 (Members receive a discount)
War Memorial
$15 Thursday/Friday, $10 Saturday/Sunday. Self-park, cash/credit/debit with .50 surcharge

Members now save 20% on parking. Bring your newly re-issued card with you to receive the discount. Visit our Member Parking FAQ page for more details.

Drop-in Tours

Docent-led drop-in tours of Art in Bloom highlights are available Friday through Sunday, at 10:30 a.m., noon, and 2:00 p.m., and last approximately one hour. Tours meet in Windhover Hall.

Free with Art in Bloom admission.

Group Tours

Adult and senior groups of 15 or more are eligible for reduced Art in Bloom admission and a 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Store, when booked two weeks in advance. Ask about adding a docent-led tour when scheduling your visit. Six-week notice required for docent-led tours.

$14 per adult/senior or $5 per college student; $25 fee per docent scheduled (one per 15 adults)

To schedule, call 414-224-3842 or email grouptours@mam.org.

Kohl's Studio

Celebrate Art in Bloom in the Kohl's Art Generation Studio. Drawing inspiration from the paintings within Bouguereau & America, the Studio will be transformed into a Classical landscape, complete with Grecian pillars, urns, and vases filled with fresh blooms. Step up to an easel, and create a floral masterpiece on canvas board.

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