April 15 – 18, 2021
April 15 – 18, 2021
For four dazzling days of flowers and art, garden clubs and designers enliven the CMA and Boyd Plaza with floral creations that bring new interpretations to world-class works of art beloved by visitors. Explore on your own or celebrate with special events, including an opening celebration, a brunch, talks, classes, demonstrations, and more!
The CMA has implemented practices for cleaning and physical distancing to welcome you as safely as possible, and we cannot wait to share this brand-new exhibition experience bursting with blooms.
Mark your calendar now for Mother's Day weekend
May 5 – 8, 2022
Art Blossoms is a unique exhibition that also serves as a fundraiser for the Columbia Museum of Art. Every ticket you purchase for the exhibition and its related events supports the CMA's award-winning arts education and programming and helps to ensure a thriving creative community in the Midlands.
General Admission: $15 / $5 for members
Sunday, April 18
Have brunch on beautiful Boyd Plaza and enjoy live music by Hot Club Noir, special guest Brinton Fox of Boone Fox Farm, a signature cocktail featuring her flowers by mixologist Henry Thomas, a springtime menu by Honey River Catering, and live plein-air painting by About Face during this creative and unique dining experience.
Don’t miss this chance to gather with your friends in the springtime air. Ticket includes access to the CMA galleries to see 18 arrangements interpreting works of art in beautiful florals.
$70 per person.
Friday, April 16
Enjoy a vibrant outdoor evening of culture and horticulture on Boyd Plaza. At sunset, take in a screening of Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf (2017), the award-winning documentary about the revolutionary Dutch garden designer. Prior to the screening, the CMA welcomes horticulturalist and Historic Columbia Director of Grounds Keith Mearns and landscape designer, artist, and horticulturalist Dave Robbins for a botanically driven conversation. $35
General admission is $15 / $5 for members. Art Blossoms is a unique exhibition that also serves as a fundraiser for the museum. Every ticket you purchase for the exhibition and its related events supports the CMA's award-winning arts education and programming and helps to ensure a thriving creative community in the Midlands.
Yes! Your ticket includes admission to all CMA galleries.
Because Art Blossoms takes over multiple floors, galleries, and public spaces of the museum, you must purchase an Art Blossoms ticket during its run; this ticket is general admission and includes all CMA galleries.
Advance tickets are strongly recommended as capacities in the galleries are limited.
You can enter any time during you hour slot and stay as long as you wish.
Hannah and Ron Rogers
The Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Foundation, Inc.
Leslie and Jeffrey Archie
Kit and Joel A. Smith
Susan Thorpe and John Baynes
Dr. and Mrs. Allen J. Coles, III; Jamie and Iris Griffin; Toni and Jeff Hubbell; Doni and David Jordan; Middleton Bartending; Sara and Bob Peckham; Nancy Piester; Jerome and Brandolyn Pinkston; Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Ringley; Pence Scurry (Oldfields Advisors in Fine and Decorative Art); Brenda and Rick Wheeler