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Art Alive Returns to San Diego Museum of Art

Incredible floral displays infused with three days of celebrations April 24-26




Art Alive returns to the San Diego Museum of Art for the 34th time this year.  Over 100 floral designers will create installations to accompany the Museum's renowned art collections and give them additional life.  The Museum's signature fundraiser and a highly anticipated San Diego tradition, Art Alive 2015 will showcase incredible floral displays infused with three days of celebrations from April 24-26.  

As if the exhibit isn't enough of a draw, this year's fundraiser will also celebrate Balboa Park's 100th anniversary! Funds raised from this annual event provide critical support for education, outreach programs, and special exhibits year-round. General admission is free for members, $20 for nonmembers, $5 for youth ages 7-17, and free for children 6 and under. The exhibit will be open for viewing 9am- 5pm Friday the 24th through Sunday April 26th.  

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 

BLOOM BASH | Friday April 24th, 7pm-midnight
What to expect? Inspired by modern hieroglyphics, this kick-off to the 3 day event will include bites from top chefs in San Diego, flower infused cocktails, live music, after hours viewing of the floral exhibit, and so much more. Grab a ticket here.

GARDEN OF ACTIVITIES | Saturday April 25th and Sunday April 26th, Noon-4pm
A family friendly museum-wide flower hunt complete with a children's reading area, and a variety of floral-themed projects for the entire family! Activities are free with general admission to the flower exhibit. 

FLORAL LECTURE | Saturday April 25th, 10am
Independent curator and faberge expert Timothy Adams will speak on the influence of flowers and nature on goldsmiths from the turn of the 20th century to presnt.  Tickets are $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Grab tickets here. 

FLORAL MASTERCLASS | Sunday April 25th, 10am-noon
Workshop attendees will create and take home a California-inspired floral arrangement.  Workshop will be led by Sharon Mintz, owner of local flower company Organic Elements. Class is open for all levels of experience.  Tickets are $100 for members, $125 for nonmembers and includes continental breakfast. Tickets still available, here.

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