A Floral Extravaganza at Art in Bloom (March 21-24, 2024)

Delight in imaginative floral compositions created by talented florists and floral designers from our region and inspired by works of art in the Museum’s collection. Experience The Westmoreland’s beautiful galleries in whole new light as you encounter these magnificent Art in Bloom floral designs throughout your visit!

General Admission

During these four days, attendees can enjoy floral compositions created by talented florists and floral designers from our region and inspired by works in the Museum’s collection. These will provide wonderful photo opportunities for visitors, allowing guests to capture the colorful combination of art and nature. Excitement further builds with awards like People’s Choice and Director’s Choice, which celebrate the most outstanding floral displays.

  • Members FREE*/non-members $10
  • Children age 3 & under FREE 
  • FREE for all on Sunday, March 24
  • Advance registration required

*1 free ticket at the Good Friend membership level, up to 5 free tickets at the Best Friend membership level and higher

The Winners Are…

We are excited to announce the first two award winning arrangements of Art in Bloom 2024!

For The Committee’s Choice, the winner is: Floral Installation #7 by Planted in Pitt (Artwork Inspiration: Sharif Bey, Bird Skull: Fire #2, 2020).

For the Director’s Choice Award, the winner is: Floral Installation #2 by Penna Flower Company (Artwork Inspiration: Artist Once Known, Bald Eagle, around 1850).

For the  People’s Choice Award, the winner is: Floral Installation #14 by Eichenlaub (Artwork Inspiration: Robert Griffing, The Wounding of General Braddock: Battle of the Monongahela 9 July 1755, 2005)

People Choice Award Winner: Floral Installation #14 by Eichenlaub (Artwork Inspiration: Robert Griffing, The Wounding of General Braddock: Battle of the Monongahela 9 July 1755, 2005)

Art in Bloom Programs

In addition to four days of general admission to Art in Bloom, The Westmoreland will also offer a series of engaging Art in Bloom programs for all ages.

Thursday, March 21
> A Closer Look: Paintings & Prosecco (3-4pm): Enjoy light bites and bubbles, and join Chief Curator Jeremiah William McCarthy for a private, close look at some of the Museum’s floral artworks.
> Pop-Up Studio: Flower Collage (sold out)

Friday, March 22
> The Flower Bar (6-8pm): Sold out, but a cash bar will be available to all general admission attendees from 6-8pm.

Saturday, March 23
> Museum Shop Pop-Up with MetaLace (10am-5pm)
> Art in Bloom Tea (sold out)

Sunday, March 24
> FREE — Sunday Fun Day (10am-5pm Museum open; 11am-3pm Programming): Celebrate the beginning of spring at the Museum with the whole family! Kids will create their own floral-inspired art and explore other fun flower-related activities and performances throughout the Museum!

FREE Sunday Fun Day: Art in Bloom (March 24) (Museum open 10am-5pm | Programming 11am-3pm)

Art in Bloom in the Museum Shop & Café 

Discover a curated collection of floral-themed home décor, accessories, and artisan creations at our Museum Shop. Whether you are seeking a unique souvenir, thoughtful gift, or simply indulging, join us in celebrating art, flowers, and creativity! 

Join us on Saturday, March 23 for a Museum Shop pop-up featuring floral-inspired jewelry created by jewelry artist Kathryn Stanko

Enjoy floral-inspired drinks and treats at Cafe Marchand during Art in Bloom for a delightful fusion of artistry and flavor.  

Floral Installations 

#1 Steel City Florals (Inspiration: Scott Hunter, Bluffs, 2016)

#2 Penna Flower Company (Inspiration: Artist Once Known, American Bald Eagle, c. 1850)

#3 One Happy Flower Shop (Inspiration: Tina Williams Brewer, Divine Plan, 2003)

#4 The Copper Petal (Inspiration: Samuel Rosenberg, Pivot, 1970)

#5 Luna Joy Flower Farm (Inspiration: Artist Once Known, White Dog Standing on Victorian Sofa, c. 1875) 
#6 Curly Willow (Inspiration: Emma Fordyce MacRae, Dogwood, 1929) 

#7 Planted in Pitt (Inspiration:  Sharif Bey, Bird Skull: Fire #2, 2020) 

#8 DeMuth Florist (Inspiration:  Childe Hassam, The Outer Harbor, 1909)

#9 Bella Florals (Inspiration: Louis Comfort Tiffany, The Thomas Lynch Tiffany Window, c. 1905)

#10 The Blue Daisy Floral Designs (Inspiration: Richard Bancroft Beaman, Ascension, 1961) 

#11 Confleurtti (Inspiration: Marty Lewis Cornelius, Return of the Soldier, not dated)

#12 Ground Oaks Flowers (Inspiration:  Donald Judd, Untitled (84-10 Lehni), 1984)

#13 Galleria Botanica (Inspiration: Dale Chihuly, Chandelier, 1995)

#14 Eichenlaub (Inspiration: Robert Griffing, The Wounding of General Braddock, 2005) 

#15 Blooms and Beans Flowers (Inspiration: Thomas Hovenden, Death of Elaine, 1882)

#16 A Pretty Flower (Inspiration: Frederick William MacMonnies, Young Faun with Heron, 1890) 

#17 Lea’s Floral Shop (Inspiration: Severin Roesen, Still Life with Fruit, not dated)

#18 The Bearded Iris (Inspiration: William Merrit Chase, Lady in Pink, c. 1892)

#19 Hidden JEM Farm (Inspiration: George Frederick Bensell, Rip Van Winkle, not dated)

#20 JD Peterson (Inspiration: Toshiko Mori, Totems, 2012)

Art in Bloom is supported by:

Pedestal Sponsors:
Long & Long, LLC

Generous support provided by Art Bridges Foundation’s Access for All program for the free Sunday Fun Day: Art in Bloom.