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“Art in Bloom” Returns to Indy’s Newfields

Submitted by on February 27, 2023 – 1:00 amNo Comment

Art in Bloom, Newfields, Indianapolis, Indiana“Art in Bloom” will return to Newfields in Indianapolis, Indiana, for a third annual celebration set for March 23 through March 26, 2023.

The Indianapolis Museum of Art galleries as well as the Lilly House will be adorned with floral arrangements created by 38 local and regional florists, along with a display created by the Newfields Greenhouse team. Guests can see unique floral designs, listen to live music, and observe floral demonstrations all weekend long.

The weekend will kick off with the “Blooming Now: Art in Bloom Opening Reception” March 22. Guests at the reception will be the first to see the floral displays for this year’s exhibition while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and beverages from Newfields’ Culinary department.

The next day, Newfields will host a special “Art in Bloom” Speaker Series featuring Teresa J. Speight author of Black Flora: Profiles of Inspiring Black Flower Farmers + Florists and John Caleb Pendleton of Planks & Pistils floral studio in Chicago, Illinois. The two will discuss the state of Black artists and their experiences in the floral industry.

Guests interested in learning more about the floral designers can attend the “Meet The Designer” Happy Hour March 24 where they will be able to meet the 2023 florists and ask them about their displays.

To round out the weekend, Newfields will host the “Art in Bloom” Drag Brunch in partnership with Indy Pride. Guests will enjoy lively performances, florals, and brunch all hosted by emcee Halle Pino. After the show, guests will be able to explore the IMA Galleries to experience “Art in Bloom”.

Advance tickets to “Art in Bloom” can be purchased online (click on “buy tickets”). “Art in Bloom” general tickets ($29 for adults) also include access to THE LUME Indianapolis featuring “Monet & Friends Alive”.

Art in Bloom, Newfields, Indianapolis, Indiana

About Newfields

Newfields offers dynamic experiences with art and nature for guests of all ages. The 152-acre cultural campus features art galleries, lush gardens, a historic home, performance spaces, a nature preserve and sculpture park. From inspiring exhibitions in the IMA Galleries, to concerts in The Toby, to a stroll through The Garden with a glass of something cold, guests are invited to interact with art and nature in exciting new ways. Newfields is home to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, among the ten largest and ten oldest general art museums in the nation; the Lilly House, a National Historic Landmark; The Garden, featuring 40 acres of contemporary and historic gardens, a working greenhouse and an orchard; and The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, one of the largest art and nature parks in the country. The Newfields campus extends outside of Indianapolis with Miller House and Garden in Columbus, Ind.—one of the nation’s most highly regarded examples of mid-century Modernist architecture.

(Photo courtesy of Newfields)

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