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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.

Art Blossoms Returns in 2022

Mark your calendar now for Mother's Day weekend

May 5 – 8, 2022

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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

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Sunday, April 18

Art Blossoms Brunch

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.

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Saturday, April 17 | Vimeo Live

Making It Grow with the CMA

SCETV’s weekly gardening show comes to the CMA! Host Amanda McNulty receives a tour of the collection galleries from CMA Curator of Education Glenna Barlow and then heads back to the studio to create an art-inspired flower arrangement in celebration of Art Blossoms. Follow along to build your own floral arrangement. Event registration includes advance viewing of this episode segment of Making It Grow and an exclusive live Q&A with McNulty via Zoom. $20.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is admission to Art Blossoms

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.

Does my ticket include admission to The Imaginative Worlds of M.C. Escher?

Yes! Your ticket includes admission to all CMA galleries.

May I visit the museum April 15 – 18 and choose not to experience Art Blossoms?

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.

Are advance tickets required? 

Advance tickets are strongly recommended as capacities in the galleries are limited.  

Are advance tickets time restricted?

You can enter any time during you hour slot and stay as long as you wish.

 

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