CMA Announces Art in Bloom 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Featuring forty-six floral designers, the largest number ever, Art in Bloom will be on view at Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) April 23 through April 25. Presented by the Beaux Arts Auxiliary of CMA, Art in Bloom showcases galleries brought to life through imaginative floral designs paired with works from the CMA collection. Major works from CMA’s collection that will be interpreted include Dale Chihuly’s End of Days, Aristide Maillol’s The Mountain, Lino Tagliapietra’s Endeavor and Maya Lin’s Topographic Landscape.

General admission to CMA on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 includes Art and Bloom and is $23 for adults, $14 for seniors and students, and $9 for children 4 and older. Proceeds from Art in Bloom and related events support creative programs and learning experiences for children at CMA.

Art in Bloom also features floral and art related events that deepen your experience and support for CMA. Tickets for all the related events available at Below are the three Art in Bloom 2020 events:

Bloom Bash! Thursday, April 23, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Celebrate with the floral designers at the kick-off of Art in Bloom in the style of Brazilian Carnival. Ticket $100, includes bites from Columbus eateries, welcome cocktail, cash bar, music and more!

Designer Morning Saturday, April 25, 9:00 – 11:00 am
Meet the floral designers and hear about their design inspiration at this private event. Includes special demonstration Working with Succulents 101, featuring Michael and Jessie of Planthropy. Ticket $30, includes morning refreshments and demonstration.

Think Outside the Vase with Brian Coovert Floral Design, Saturday, April 25, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Join floral designer Brian Coovert, AIFD, as he demonstrates nontraditional frames and structures for elegant floral arrangements, then apply those techniques to your own designs. Ticket $75, includes demonstration and refreshments.

Art in Bloom is generously supported by Bildsten Lanscape Services, Inc.

About the Beaux Arts Auxiliary

An auxiliary at CMA since 1946, Beaux Arts attracts members who are interested in the arts and committed to the idea that the museum is a dynamic force for community culture and education. Members also volunteer at art-related events throughout the year, hold monthly meetings that often include art-related programs, and have the opportunity to participate in social and cultural activities planned by the group. 

About the Columbus Museum of Art

Columbus Museum of Art, located at 480 East Broad Street, creates great experiences with great art for everyone. The Greater Columbus Arts Council, Nationwide Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, and the Richard G. and Mary Jo Seyler; Richard H. and Ann Shafer Fund II; Fund for Columbus; and Paul-Henri Bourguignon and Erika Bourguignon Fund for Visual Arts funds of The Columbus Foundation provide ongoing support. CMA, Schokko Café and the Museum Store are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. General admission is $18 for adults; $9 for seniors (60+), students (18+) and children 4 and older; free for members and children 3 and younger; $5 on Thursday evenings (5-9 p.m.). A separate admission fee for special exhibitions may apply. General admission is free for all on Sundays. CMA charges a flat rate of $5 for parking in the Museum’s East Gay lot. CMA members park for free. For additional information, call 614.221.6801, visit, or find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @columbusmuseum.

Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, located at 632 North Park Street, is open Thursday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission for Driving Forces: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Ann and Ron Pizzuti, on view through March 8, 2020, is $8 for adults, seniors and students 18+. Parking is available at meters, lots and garages throughout the Short North. For additional information, call 614.221.6801, visit, or find us on Facebook and Instagram @pizzuticollection.

Media Contact: Melissa Ferguson, 614.629.0306,

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