Art in Bloom

Overview

  • April 18–21, 2024

  • Timed tickets are needed

  • Member ticket presale begins February 14 at 10 a.m.
    Tickets go on sale to everyone March 1

Join us for the Milwaukee Art Museum’s celebration of spring and discover floral interpretations of favorite artworks in the galleries. This four-day event also features live music, refreshments, shopping, art making, and more. The Floral Fashion Party returns again this year on Friday, April 19, and tickets are sold separately.

Tickets for Art in Bloom and the Floral Fashion Party go on sale to Members February 14 at 10 a.m. Tickets go on sale to everyone March 1. Your membership must be active through April 30, 2024, or beyond to book specially priced Member tickets. Join or renew online or by calling our membership team at 414-224-3284, Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Hours

  • Art Advocate ($250) level Members and above have the event to themselves from 9–10 a.m. daily during the early access hour.

  • A guided tour of the highlights is open to Art Advocate ($250) level Members during the early access hour, Friday–Sunday.

Thursday, April 18 10 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. At 6 p.m., the Judges’ Award winners are announced in Lubar Auditorium.
Friday, April 19 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Reserve separate tickets for the Floral Fashion party on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 20 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Kohl’s Art Studio is open 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Watch floral demonstrations by Vicki Kunz of La Tulipe at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
New! The event stays open late, until 8 p.m., with live music and a wine bar in Windhover Hall.
Sunday, April 21 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Kohl’s Art Studio is open 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Museum Members $10
Members at the Patron ($800) level and above receive complimentary admission for two.
Member kids 18 and under Free
General admission $31
Students, seniors (65+), military, teachers $25
Kids 12 and under Free

Visitor guidelines

Help us keep the art safe for future generations by following these guidelines during your Art in Bloom visit.

  • Please keep an arm’s length away from the artworks as you move throughout the floral-filled galleries.
  • Take photos without flash. Be aware of artworks and art lovers behind you as you line up the perfect shot.
  • Leave backpacks and large bags at home or store them in lockers on the Café Level and in the East End.
  • Strollers are welcome in the galleries. Wagons must be stored in the coatroom on the Café Level.
  • Enjoy food and drink before entering the galleries. Water bottles are not permitted in the galleries and should be stored in lockers in the East End or on the Café Level.

Member perks

Join today and experience Art in Bloom with all the special perks offered to our Museum Members!

Benefits for all Members

  • First access to tickets during the presale from February 14 to 29
  • Specially priced tickets: Member tickets for Art in Bloom are $10. See Member ticket pricing for the Floral Fashion Party here.

Benefits for Art Advocate ($250) level and above

  • Entry to the event during the early access hour, daily, 9–10 a.m.
  • Drop-in tours, Fri–Sun, 9:30 a.m.

Patron ($800) level and above

  • New! Complimentary event admission for two; timed tickets are needed

Benefactor ($3,000) level and above

  • Toast the beginning of spring at a private reception with complimentary coffee, mimosas, and pastries, daily, 9–10 a.m.

Interested in upgrading to enjoy more benefits?
Call our membership team at 414-224-3284.

Parking rates

  • Member discount

    Members receive a 20% discount on parking with their membership card.
  • Sales tax is applied at checkout.
Museum Center Park Garage $15
Calatrava Underground Garage $20
Valet $25

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