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Art in Bloom: 10th Anniversary

Start Date: 
May 16, 2018
End Date: 
May 20, 2018

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the Montclair Art Museum’s Art in Bloom, a biennial celebration of floral design inspired by the art in MAM’s galleries. More than 45 designers and garden clubs from the tristate region will contribute to floral interpretations of artwork from the permanent collection of the Museum and the special exhibition Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist.


This not-to-be-missed exhibition will only be open to the public for one week, May 16–20, 2018 and is accompanied by a selection of special events. For more information about special events, visit




FLORAL DESIGN CHAIR: Cynthia Corhan-Aitken



Special Gallery Hours


Wednesday, May 16

12–5 p.m. Galleries open to the public


Thursday, May 17

10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Joie de Vivre Luncheon & Lecture*

2–9 p.m. Galleries open to the public

6:30–8:30 p.m. Life in Bloom: Farm to Table is a panel discussion and community event focused on local food, home gardens, and healthy eating choices


Friday, May 18

12–5 p.m. Galleries open to the public


Saturday, May 19

10 a.m.–2 p.m. Galleries open to the public

6 p.m. Under a Painted Sky Gala*


Sunday, May 20

11 a.m. Members-exclusive early hours tour**

12–5 p.m. Galleries open to the public


Regular museum admission applies for gallery hours and Life in Bloom: $12 nonmember adults; $10 students, seniors (65+), and veterans with valid ID; FREE for members and children under 12.

*Joie de Vivre and Under a Painted Sky are ticketed special events. Reserve tickets and learn more online at or contact Christine Walia, Assistant Director, Special Events at 973-259-5143or

**Member tour is open to current MAM members only. To RSVP, email For more information about all the benefits of membership, visit

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