March 18, 2014 - 10:00am
Underwritten by Burberry and the Ross Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums

Since the first presentation of Bouquets to Art in 1984, Ron Morgan has been a formative contributor as well as a loyal supporter and participant. A highly respected floral demonstrator, Ron lectures to garden clubs and museums throughout the United States, where he continues to charm and surprise audiences with his imaginative use flowers, fruit, and vegetables, transforming the ordinary into exquisite and astonishing arrangements. Ron is the author of four books: The Center of Attention, In the Company of Flowers, A Glass Act, and A Celebration of Clematis.

In 1989, Shane Connolly founded his own company and quickly became known for creating timeless, creative, artisanal flowers in a natural, straightforward manner. The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal Academy of Art are among Shane's clients, and in 2011, he was appointed artistic director of the flowers for the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. He was also chosen by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to create the flowers for their wedding and Service of Dedication at Windsor, in 2005. In 2006 he was awarded a Royal Warrant of Appointment to the Prince of Wales. Shane has written four books: A Year in Flowers, Table Flowers, Shane Connolly's Wedding Flowers, and The Secret Language of Flowers.