Bouquets to Art 2018
One week only! Bouquets to Art is the de Young museum's annual floral takeover, now in its 34th year. Florists from San Francisco to Tokyo breathe new life into our collections, creating their own masterpieces inspired by famed artworks. While the galleries are blooming, the de Young hosts a series of lectures and demonstrations with guest speakers, including renowned floral experts and tastemakers from around the world. It's not just fun and flowers, though--proceeds from Bouquets to Art help underwrite special exhibitions, conservation projects, and education programs at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums. Tickets are now on sale at deyoungmuseum.org/bouquets EVENTS: Tuesday, March 13, 2 pm 'Flower Speak - Discovering the Meaning of Flowers' by Shane Connolly Purchase tickets: dey.ng/Ekl2h Wednesday, March 14, 10 am 'Flowers, Untamed' by Emily Thompson Purchase tickets: dey.ng/45Gi4 Wednesday, March 14, 2 pm Order and Chaos: Apollo and Dionysus in the French Garden' by Zahid Sardar Purchase tickets: dey.ng/c5KCm Thursday, March 15: 10 am Reclaiming the Past: Old World Florals for Today' by Kiana Underwood Purchase tickets: dey.ng/snA00 Thursday, March 15, 6 pm Making Midcentury Modern' by Christopher Kennedy Purchase tickets: dey.ng/UGLmo MEMBERS HOURS: Members can enjoy Bouquets to Art for free. In addition, members-only viewing hours are available between 6-8pm on Wednesday, March 14th and Thursday, March 15th. PHOTO-FREE PERIODS: Not crazy for cameras? Enjoy our photo-free period on Friday, March 16th from 9:30 - noon. Use #BouquetstoArt and @deyoungmuseum to share your experience via Twitter and Instagram.