APRIL 18-25, 2013
The Columbus Museum is applauding 60 years of American art & regional history, be part of the party during Let There Be Art & Bloom, a week-long sale & celebration of art and botanicals!
APRIL 19-25 – ART SHOW & SALE celebrating artists from the East Coast, throughout the South, and stretching across to Europe! FREE ADMISSION
APRIL 19-21 – BOTANICAL TENT with beautiful indoor and outdoor gardening inspirations and botanicals for sale, artful containers, consultations with Master Gardeners, and how-to demonstrations with local garden and cuisine experts! FREE ADMISSION
April 19-20 - Café
More than just a café, come and soak in the one-of-a-kind view while you enjoy terrific speakers and live demonstrations. Drop by for a $12 boxed lunch from 11:30am-2pm or stop in for a refreshment throughout the day!
E-Catalog - Click here to view the catalog!
View the Let There Be Art & Bloom e-catalog for artist and event information. For additional information about an artist please "click" the website address below the artist’s bio to be redirected to their gallery.
ART AFTER DARK Premiere Party
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7pm
$80 Museum member/$90 Non-member
Join us for a sleek and festive evening of unparalleled art, cocktails, and splendid gourmet cuisine by Chef Jamie Keating. Take advantage of the opportunity to preview and purchase art and botanicals before the show opens on April 19.
Colorful Cocktail Attire
FLORAL FRIDAY with Ron Morgan
Friday, April 19, 2013
Ron Morgan is one of the most sought-after and well-recognized floral designers in the United States. He has dazzled lecture and garden club audiences for over twenty years with his wit, knowledge, and creative talents. Through his imaginative use of flowers, fruits, vegetables, and unusual items, he transforms the ordinary into the exquisite, artfully arranging his striking materials into masterpieces.
Floral Friday Schedule
10am-5pm – Art Show & Sale and Botanical Tent Open - FREE
11am – Ron Morgan Lecture – “In the Company of Flowers” and live painting with Impressionistic painter Jill Steenhuis ($50 Museum members/$60 Non-members)
12pm – Meet & Greet and book signing with Ron Morgan
12:30pm – Cooking demonstration with Joni Ressmeyer - FREE
1pm – Exclusive VIP Floral Workshop with Ron Morgan ($100 Museum members/$110 Non-members) *Limited to 25
2:15pm – Fresh flower arranging with David Benefield – FREE
2:30pm – Jill Steenhuis presentation “Art, Soul, and Destiny – An Artist’s Journey” and book signing – FREE
A JAMES FARMER PARTY
Saturday, April 20, 2013
James Farmer is a Southern author, gardener, floral and interior designer, cook, and garden-to-table lifestyle expert. He brings a unique blend of passion to gardening, entertaining, decorating, and cooking to create the perfect event. James is the author of four best-selling garden books, and he will launch his book tour for his latest cookbook A Time to Cook at Let There Be Art and Bloom. As the owner of a landscape design company, James is also a consultant for historic garden restoration.
A James Farmer Party Schedule
10am-5pm – Art Show & Sale and Botanical Tent Open – FREE
10:30am – Culinary art demonstration with Chef Jamie Keating – FREE
11am – James Farmer Lecture “A Time to Cook” – Join us as James unveils his latest cookbook A Time to Cook ($50 Museum members/$60 Non-members)
12pm – Meet & Greet and book signing with James Farmer
1pm – Exclusive VIP “Garden to Table” Workshop with James Farmer ($100 Museum members/$110 Non-members) *Limited to 25
2:30pm – Fresh Ideas for the Garden with Tommy Johnston of Grow Landscaping
SOUTHERN PICNIC with Bluegrass
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 12-3pm
$22 Adult - $8 Children (4-12) - Free 3 & Under
Make it a family affair with a Southern style picnic overlooking the spectacular art sale or bring your own blanket to dine in the Bradley Olmsted Garden. Throughout the afternoon enjoy live Bluegrass music performances, arts and crafts, a magic show, and scavenger hunt for children, “The Art of Looking” docent tours, and one last opportunity to make a purchase for your garden in the Botanical Tent!
MAKE IT A WEEKEND!
Package Prices: $155 Museum member / $180 Non-member
One Ticket to Art After Dark
One Ticket to "In the Company of Flowers" Lecture with Ron Morgan
One ticket to "A Time to Cook" Lecture with James Farmer
ART IN BOSTON RAFFLE! - Tickets $50
Stop by the Museum Shop or call 706.748.2562 ext. 544 to purchase raffle tickets today!
Grand Prize: Trip to Boston!
Winner will enjoy roundtrip airfare for two from Columbus to Boston on Delta Airlines, roundtrip transportation to and from the airport, three nights in a Deluxe Suite at the luxurious XV Beacon Hotel, two R&R massages, passes to the Institute of Contemporary Art, a private VIP tour of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and a half day guided tour of Boston’s best private and public gardens giving you the chance to see hidden spaces in Beacon Hill, the South End, and Back Bay.
2nd Prize: $500 Cash ~ 3rd Prize: $250 Cash
Drawing will be held during Southern Picnic on April 21; do not have to be present to win. Sponsored by Columbus Airport
Non refundable, advance purchase required, non transferable, *blackout dates may apply
*Blackout Dates: May 24 - May 29; July 1 - July 8; July 9 - July 15; August 13 - August 19; August 30 - September 4; September 24 - September 30; October 1 - October 14; November 19 - November 25; December 21 -January 2, 2013