Bouquets to Art

Bouquets to Art 2016

Bouquets to Art

April 5–10, 2016


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.


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.

Seniors (65+)$20
Students (w/ current ID)$15
Youths (6–17)$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 RetrospectiveIf 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


Grand Patron

Diane B. Wilsey

Honorary Gala Chair

Lorna Meyer Calas

Exhibit and Floral Fashions Partner

Lonna Wais


Kilroy Realty Corporation

Media Sponsor

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.


Title Image: J. Miller Flowers & Gifts, Valerie Lee Ow; co-exhibitor Robbin Lee; assistant Morgan Carpenter, inspired by Richard Mayhew, Rhapsody, 2002. Photography by Douglas Sandberg