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Art in Bloom 2022
See you soon!

Art in Bloom is one of the Museum’s most cherished and widely attended celebrations that brings spring to life throughout the galleries and museum. 

Floral Exhibition 

May 18–22, 2022

Chaired by Cynthia Corhan-Aitken

A floral exhibition sits in front and to the right of artwork on view in MAM galleries. This is part of a biennial floral design celebration at MAM.
Karen Kratina's 2018 floral design exhibition submission

May 19, 2022


Deborah Hirsch & Cheryl Slutzky


Betty Jagoda Murphy

Featured Speaker

Françoise Weeks


Gail Bassolino's Art in Bloom 2018 floral design submission.

May 20, 2022, 6 p.m.

Dinner and Live Auction 7–10 p.m.


Gretchen Prater, Amy Putman & Lyn Reiter


Michael Heningburg, Jr., Esq., Christine James & Sharon Taylor

Purchase Tickets ➜ 

A floral arrangement sits in front and to the right of an abstract painting in MAM's galleries. This is part of Art in Bloom, a biennial floral design exhibition.

May 21, 2022, 6 p.m.

Dinner and Live Auction 7–10 p.m.


Gretchen Prater, Amy Putman & Lyn Reiter


Michael Heningburg, Jr., Esq., Christine James & Sharon Taylor


Auction Previews

For the first time in the history of this event, you have an opportunity to place an early bid on an eAuction item commissioned exclusively for Art in Bloom!

This custom, Lariat floral necklace was handcrafted in Philadelphia by Paul Morelli—and generously donated to the Museum by Frederic’s Fine Jewelers.

Gold necklace with floral motif commissioned specially for Art in Bloom, created by Paul Morelli.
We are prioritizing everyone's health and safety during Art in Bloom
We ask that you take into consideration the Museum’s Covid policy:
  • Proof of vaccination required
  • Masks encouraged
  • If possible, testing before attending is also encouraged
  • Please stay home if you have a fever or any COVID-19 symptoms, or have had close contact with anyone who is confirmed or is suspected of having COVID-19
Museum staff and all event catering staff will be fully vaccinated and required to test negative on the morning of each event.
Tickets and Tables
Floral design illustration

Overall Event Chairs

Carol Vance Wall & Terry Wall

Journal Chair

Janice Linaugh

Auction/Raffle Chairs

Joahne Carter & Lynn Glasser

Event Committee

Adunni Anderson

Barbara Baletti

Susan Brady Abadan

Linda Breler

Sara Close

Susann Connors

Vida Cornelious

Karen Deluca

Teddi Dolph

Kelly Ferguson

Izumi Hara

Joyce Wilson Harley

Liza Helwig

Dede Horowicz

Christine James

Jonathan Lee

Mary Beth Loughran

Jennifer Ley

Lana Masor

Kathy McClearn

Diana Mora

Joyce Pokoy-Kurtulus

Judy Skillman

Susie Sonneborn

Sarah Stransky

Nancy Stroud

Kim Walker

Frank Walter

Margo Walter

Sue Young

Art in Bloom Donors

Nat's Dendrobium Orchids

Dr. Jeanine Downie and Michael Heningburg, Jr., Esq. 

Christine James and Nick DeToustain 

Sharon and Robert Taylor

Carol and Terry Wall/The Vance Wall Foundation

Margo and Frank Walter


Coltrane’s Pink Phalaenopsis

Lisa and Joseph Amato


Mary Lou’s Casablanca Lilies

Allspring Global Investments 

Lisa and Kurt D’Alessandro

Goldman Sachs

Norman James

J.P. Morgan 

Wendy and Andrew Lacey

Lacordaire Academy

Janice and Mark Linaugh

Jacqueline McMullen

Neuberger Berman

Lisa Opoku 

Gretchen and Sanford Prater

Lyn and Glenn Reiter

Cheryl and Marc Slutzky


Mingus’ Gerbera Daisies

Susan Brady Abadan and Mustafa Abadan

Susan V. Bershad, MD

Susann and Jim Connors

Frederic’s Fine Jewelers

Lynn and Stephen Glasser

Izumi Hara and David Koschik

Deborah and Peter Hirsch 

Image Dermatology P.C.

Toni LeQuire-Schott and Newton B. Schott, Jr. 

Alicia and John Martine 

Betty and Greg Murphy


Joan and Donald Zief


Miles’ Water Lilies

Linny and Rick Andlinger

Meredith and Marshall Bergmann

Betty’s Friends at the Jewish Women’s Foundation


Sara Close

Alexis and Ed Davis 

Samuel Joseph and Dan Arrighi 

Ann and Mel Schaffer

Diane and Glenn Scotland

Amy South

Linda and Brian Sterling

Sarah Stransky

Federico Uribe


Ella’s Gardenias

Brown Harris Stevens

Floor Coverings International 

Hanover Insurance

Laurence Craig Catering

McCabe Heidrich & Wong, P.C.

Moss & More


Portraits by Michael Stahl

Studio Nectar


Bessie’s Bluebells

Jennifer Ley and Kit Skarstrom

Richfield Farms

Wade Maxx Art & Framing

List as of 05/01/2022

Special thanks to Art in Bloom Sponsors

Logos of Art in Bloom corporate sponsors
For more information, please contact:

Blake Scotland, Assistant Director of Special Events, 973-259-5143; [email protected]