Bouquets to Art
Bouquets to Art
April 5–10, 2016
PERMANENT COLLECTION GALLERIES
Peonies and Picasso. Hydrangeas and Hockney. Art and nature come together to spectacular effect during Bouquets to Art, on view in the de Young galleries from April 5 through 10, 2016, with a preview Gala on Monday, April 4.
See arrangements by some of the most innovative floral designers in the Bay Area and beyond, inspired by works from the de Young's permanent collection. Enjoy a lecture, make a reservation for one of the week’s elegant seated luncheons, and take a chance on the luxury-prize raffle.
HOURS & TICKETS
Open Tuesday–Sunday | 9:30 am–5:15 pm
Photo-free period Friday, April 8 | 9:30 am–noon
Museum admission will not be free on April 5 due to our annual fundraiser Bouquets to Art. Free Tuesdays resume May 3.
|Students (w/ current ID)||$15|
|Children (5 and under)||Free|
Upgrade your Bouquets to Art ticket for $5 on-site or in advance online to see the special exhibition Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective. If already purchasing tickets to see Oscar de la Renta during April 5–10, admission to Bouquets to Art is included.
Ticket includes same-day general admission to the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park. Groups of 10 or more have access to priority booking, discounted tickets, and private tours. Learn more.
Members see Bouquets to Art for free. Reserve tickets here.
Members-Only Viewing Hours
Wednesday, April 6 | 6–8 pm
Thursday, April 7 | 6–8 pm
PROGRAMS FOR BOUQUETS TO ART 2016
Tuesday, April 5, 1:30 pm
Island Style: A Combination of Traditional British Past and Richly Flavored Caribbean Present
Lecture by India Hicks
|Wednesday, April 6, 10:30 am|
Roses, Roses, Roses
Lecture and Floral Display by Danielle Hahn, Rose Story Farms
Wednesday, April 6, 1:30 pm
Vase or No Vase: Captivating Techniques in Armature Design
Lecture and Floral Demonstration by Annette Kunz, Occasion!
Thursday, April 7, 10:30 am
Lecture by Frances Schultz
|Thursday, April 7, 1:30 pm|
The New Blooms, San Francisco's Next Generation of Leading Florists
Panel Discussion moderated by Alisa Carroll, San Francisco Cottage and Gardens, including Allison Futeral (Crimson Horticulture Rarities) and Christina Stembel (Farmgirl Flowers)
Diane B. Wilsey
Honorary Gala Chair
Lorna Meyer Calas
Exhibit and Floral Fashions Partner
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Bouquets to Art is presented by the San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums. Additional support is provided by B O S, Burberry, CalFlowers, Dodge & Cox, Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund, Nina McLemore, Cristina and Robert Morris, RSM US LLP, San Francisco Flower Mart, Skyline Flower Growers, Sloat Garden Center, Stargazer Barn, the Belvedere-Tiburon Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, the East Bay Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, the Hillsborough Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums, and the Ross Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums.