2018 Art in Bloom
Open Call for Applications

The Saint Louis Art Museum’s 2018 Art in Bloom is scheduled for March 1-4, 2018. This annual celebration of fine art and flowers draws thousands of visitors to the galleries to view interpretive floral arrangements inspired by works in the Museum's collection. 

The Museum is now accepting applications from professional florists and garden club members to create Art in Bloom's dazzling floral arrangements. There are a limited number of spaces available. Participating floral designers will be assigned an artwork through random selection by the Museum. 

Applicants will be selected based on their experience, sample portfolio, and references. Selected Art in Bloom participants must commit to the following:

  • The donation of all floral materials used for your floral arrangement.
  • Adherence to all Art in Bloom policies regarding the size and materials used in the floral arrangement. 
  • A minimum of three volunteer hours to assist in the floral installation and/or cleanup of public spaces.
  • Attendance at the Art in Bloom participant orientation and selection on Thursday, January 4. 
  • Participation in the Art in Bloom Preview Party on Thursday, March 1.
  • Early morning refreshing of your floral arrangement each day at the following scheduled times: Friday, March 2, 7:00 AM; Saturday, March 3; 7:00 AM and Sunday, March 4, 9:00 AM.


Applications are due by the end of the day Monday, December 1. Click here for the application. All applications must be submitted online.  

Please contact Michaeleh Metz at michaeleh.metz@slam.org if you have questions.

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