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Call for Entries: Festival of Flowers

General Museum News

February 5, 2013

The Springfield Museums are excited to announce the first annual Festival of Flowers weekend, April 4-7, 2013! The spring celebration will pair the talents of florists, designers and garden club members with objects in the art, history and science collections.

The Museums are looking for participants to transform the galleries with the creation of an artistic and imaginative floral displays. Arrangements will be placed in over 40 museum locations; interpretative possibilities range from Impressionist paintings to vintage automobiles.

The four day event will be highlighted by the popular Culture & Cocktails program, Museum School courses on floral arranging, and the special presentation “From the White House to Your House” by nationally-recognized master floral designer and White House special events florist Ruth Loiseau. Tickets for this presentation will be available on the Springfield Museums website shortly.

There is no limit on the number of entries from an individual, business or club, and there is no fee to participate.

Questions? Call 413.263.6800, ext. 386, or email lmurray@springfieldmuseums.org.

Festival of Flowers Guidelines
Registration Form
Floral Information & Pedestal Request Form

Tabletop Display Guidlines

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