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Rockford Art Museum is in full bloom during this four-day event as select works of art from current feature exhibition, The Rockford Midwestern Biennial, are creatively interpreted through flowers and other organic material. Experience imaginative installations by talented local designers, as well as unique programs throughout the event. 


ART IN BLOOM ON VIEW
TUE, JUN 26 10 AM–5 PM
WED, JUN 27 3–8 PM
THU, JUN 28 10 AM–8 PM
FRI, JUN 29 10 AM–3 PM
ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM, 
711 N MAIN ST, ROCKFORD
FREE WITH RAM ADMISSION ($7/adults, $3/seniors and students, free for RAM members and children under 12) 


ART IN BLOOM PREVIEW PARTY
MON, JUN 25 6–8 PM, $45
INCLUDES WINE + HORS D'OEUVRES BY ABREO
ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM, 711 N MAIN ST, ROCKFORD
FOR TICKETS
CALL RAM, (815) 968-2787 or CLICK HERE

Art in Bloom is presented by Rockford Art Museum in partnership with Anderson Japanese Gardens, Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, and Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Event sponsors include Bischoff Dentistry, Anne & David Boccignone, Judy Boccignone, Coyle-Kiley Insurance Agency Inc., Sara & Dave Deutsch, Gail & Hugh Funderburg, FurstSearch, Sherry & Greg Harlan, Shelley & Kevin Peifer, Patty & Jeff Smith, Walter Wayne Realty LLC/David Diamond, Lulu & Greg Watt. This event is chaired by David Boccignone. 

PARTICIPATING DESIGNERS

Abreo Restaurant
Anderson Japanese Gardens
Broadway Florist
Event Floral
Garden Arts Flowers
GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery
Kishwaukee College Floral Design Program
Leaf River Landscaping
London Avenue Designs
O'Fallon's Fine Flowers
Petals & Pickin's
Stems Floral & More
Tonis Of Winnebago
Pattie Wallander Designs


RELATED PROGRAMS 

"THE ART OF THE FLOWER" GALLERY WALK
THU, JUN 28 | 11 AM
$10 ADMISSION ($7 for members of partnering organizations) 
ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM, 711 N MAIN ST, ROCKFORD
RAM Curator Carrie Johnson along with Event Floral designers Erin Stoffregen and Jordan Calgaro present an intimate look at the importance and meaning of flowers in art and design.


FASHION IN BLOOM:
TEA + LIVING COUTURE

WED, JUN 27
| 11 AM–2 PM,$60
ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM, 711 N MAIN ST, ROCKFORD
RAM partners with local floral design shops Event Floral and Poska, along with local fashion boutique b jones, to present this NEW fundraising event during Art in Bloom. Luxe Productions, Beth Ann Weis, Arch and more collaborate with the presenting partners to create this unforgettable fashion show, complete with tea service from GreenFire. Proceeds from Fashion in Bloom provide support for RAM exhibitions and education programs throughout the year. LIMITED SEATING, reservations required. Call RAM at (815) 968-2787 or click here to reserve your spot.

Fashion in Bloom is sponsored by Midland States Bank, Lana M. Engen CFP/Aspire Financial Group, Lon & Dick Behr, Joan Stonecipher, Title Underwriters, Gail & Hugh Funderburg, A. Tanner Design Inc., Ahlstrand Family Foundation and Event Floral. This event is chaired by Jennifer Ahlstrand.



See photos from the 2017 event at facebook.com/rockfordartmuseum, instagram.com/rockfordart, or use the hashtag #artinbloomrockford to search social sites online. For more information call RAM, (815) 968-2787. 

 

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