LIGHT! Art in Bloom 2019

October 17–20 | Free and open to the public each day from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.


Over four days, experience the beauty of glorious fresh flowers paired with the Cincinnati Art Museum’s fine art collection. Take part in many and varied special events, family friendly activities, docent-led tours, plus conversations and demonstrations by curators and floral arrangers.

For more information about Art in Bloom, please contact the events staff at [email protected] or (513) 639-2962.

The museum will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 for Evening in Bloom.

About Art in Bloom

More information coming soon! 


For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact Associate Director of Development, Corporate Relations, Melanie Stutenroth at 513-639-2007 or [email protected].


Click here for the 2019 selection of art for the LIGHT! Art in Bloom 2019.

The 2019 Arranger Meeting will be on Wednesday March 13 at 10 a.m. in the Fath Auditorium. Art selections will be confirmed beginning March 13, 2019. 

10:00–10:45 - Kristen Sekowski, Yellow Canary Floral and Event Design Workshop on Buying and Preserving Flowers for Art in Bloom Weekend
10:45–11:00 -
Review of the Arranger Guidelines for 2019
11:00–1:00 -
Register for Your Art Piece

If you cannot attend the meeting, registration will be available online starting March 14, 2019. You will receive an email confirming your selection.

Please click here for more information on arranger guidelines.


Closer to the event, we will ask arrangers to write a brief statement of intent that will accompany your arrangement and its label at the time of installation.

For additional questions about arranger details, please see the arranger guidelines above or contact Molly Milano-Rifkind at the Cincinnati Art Museum at [email protected] or 513-639-2962.



LIGHT! Art in Bloom 2019 Co-Chairs

Marilyn Duke and Sarah Stahl


LIGHT! Art in Bloom 2019 Committee

Anne Campbell

Amy DeWitt

Jill Dunne

Amy Hanson

Stella Hassan

Jenell Hubbard

Sarah Johnson

Jim Jones

Pinky Laffoon

Jenni McCauley

Susan McCormick

Debbie Oliver

Alex Quinn

Marty Ragland

Helen Rindsberg

Piper Rogers

Kaitlyn Sharo

Barbara Weyand

More information coming soon!

Q: How much does Art in Bloom cost? 

A: It's free! Aside from special events, the arraignments are open and free to the public. (see Schedule of Events and Tickets tab for more info)

Q: Do I have to pay for parking? 

A: Absolutely not! Parking is always free at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Q: Where can I purchase tickets for Art in Bloom special events?

A: You can purchase tickets online, or over the phone by calling (513) 639-2962.  (see Schedule of Events and Tickets tab for more info)

Q: Can I bring my children?

A: Please do! Art in Bloom is an event meant to be experienced by all ages. Plus, your kids will love the Rosenthal Education Center.

Q: What else is going on at the Cincinnati Art Museum?

A: Lots! While attending Art in Bloom, be sure to check out Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion, Ana England: Kinship, or any of our other special features and exhibitions.