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INSPIRING CREATIVITY AND COMMUNITY

 

MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FLORAL DESIGNERS
FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY ART IN BLOOM

 

Floral Designs Inspired by Art on View at MAM,
May 16–20, 2018

 

Special Events Include Joie de Vivre Luncheon & Lecture May 17, 2018

and Under a Painted Sky Gala May 19, 2018

 

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ, March 16, 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. The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) has selected more than 45 designers and garden clubs from the tristate region to contribute floral interpretations of artwork from the permanent collection of the Museum and the special exhibition Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist. Art in Bloom will be open to the public for a limited run May 16–20, 2018 and is accompanied by a selection of social fundraising events, including a luncheon and lecture on May 17 and gala on May 19. Learn more at montclairartmuseum.org/artinbloom10 or follow this festival of fine art and flowers on social media with #ArtinBloom10.

 

 

PARTICIPATING FLORAL DESIGNERS
(listed with their town and garden club affiliation, if any)

  • Fran Ackerly, Glen Ridge, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Barbara Baletti, Verona, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Gail Bassolino, Wayne, Pines Lake Garden Club, Inc.
  • Diane Behlen, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Susan Benner, Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Janice Benton, Montclair
  • Sharla Blanz, Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Patricia Bowman, Hackettstown, The Garden Club of Long Valley
  • Carol Callahan, Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Cynthia Corhan-Aitken, Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair, Floral Design Chair
  • Christine Cowles, New York, NY, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Anna Coy, Montclair
  • Karen Cubero, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Susan Dumont, Montclair
  • Theodora Falcone, Long Valley, The Garden Club of Long Valley
  • Nancy Foster, Montclair
  • Victoria Herrera, Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Deborah Hirsch, Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Marjorie Hulstrunk, Morris Plains
  • Kate Khachaturian, Glen Ridge, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Laura Kiesewetter, Upper Montclair, Ikenobo Ikebana Society of NJ
  • Anne Kilcullen, Montclair
  • Mary Ann Kilpatrick, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Arnold Korotkin, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Karen Kratina, Montclair, Ikenobo Ikebana Society of NJ
  • Laurie Kroll, Glen Ridge, Ikenobo Ikebana Society of NJ
  • Florence Leyssene, Cedar Grove, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • So Yoon Lym, North Haledon
  • Timothy Mannion, Montclair, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Flower Guild
  • Deborah Moran, Montclair, Garden Club of Montclair
  • Tova Narrett, Glen Ridge, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Sandra Nielsen, Long Valley, The Garden Club of Long Valley
  • Peggy Olivi, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Roberto Pagan, Bloomfield
  • Gretchen Prater, Essex Fells
  • Michele Quinn, Upper Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Marisabel Raymond, New York, NY, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Joan Reynolds, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Lillian Rockwood, West Orange, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Carol Rygiel-English, Cranford
  • Yolanda Silverio, Orange
  • Cheryl Slutzky, Upper Montclair
  • Sarah Stransky, Roseland, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Susan Straten, Montclair
  • Michele Tomasik, Upper Montclair, The Garden Club of Montclair
  • Tricia Toomey, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds
  • Philemona Williamson, Upper Montclair
  • Karen Worster, Little Falls, Little Falls Buds

 

EXTENDED GALLERY HOURS

The Montclair Art Museum will also offer extended gallery hours to the public to maximize access during the five-day exhibition.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 12–5 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 17, 2–9 p.m.
  • Friday, May 18, 12–5 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 20, 12–5 p.m. Members are invited for an exclusive early hours tour at 11 a.m.

Standard Museum admission rates apply for Art in Bloom: FREE for members and children under 12, $12 nonmembers, and $10 for veterans, seniors, and students with ID.

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Proceeds from the following Art in Bloom special events benefit the Montclair Art Museum's exhibitions and education programs and advance the Museum's mission to engage and inspire diverse audiences across the region. For more details, sponsorship opportunities, and ticket purchase, visit montclairartmuseum.org/artinbloom10 or contact Christine Walia, Assistant Director of Special Events, at 973-259-5143 or cwalia@montclairartmuseum.org.

 

Joie de Vivre

Art in Bloom 10th Anniversary Luncheon & Lecture

May 17, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

Art in Bloom is a biennial celebration of floral designs inspired by the art in MAM's galleries. Celebrate the 10th Anniversary with a lecture and luncheon, co-chaired by Betty Murphy and Amy South. The Luncheon honors Deborah Hirsch, arts & culture advocate and patron. A guest panel of local entertaining talents will share suggestions and secrets for creating terrific dinner parties from inspired informal to extravagantly elegant. Whether your preference is a rustic Roman-inspired alfresco gathering or a Parisian sophisticated soirée, these experts will address the elements behind splendid cuisine, wine, flowers, décor…and relaxed, convivial hosts! Guests will also have the opportunity for a private viewing of the floral design exhibition and to participate in a raffle spectacular. Tickets start at $200.

 

Under a Painted Sky

Art in Bloom 10th Anniversary Gala

May 19, 2018, 6 p.m.

Art in Bloom is a biennial celebration of floral designs inspired by the art in MAM's galleries. Celebrate the 10th Anniversary at an elegant evening affair, co-chaired by Joanne and Fred Langbein. The Gala honors Rose Cali, philanthropist and community leader; Dr. Susan Cole, President of Montclair State University and thought leader in education policy; and Kay WalkingStick, artist. The evening includes a private viewing of the floral design exhibition, cocktails in the galleries, silent and live auctions, a fabulous dinner, and late night dancing and fun. Tickets start at $500.