Special Event

Art in Bloom

Friday, April 28–Sunday, April 30, 2023
During Museum hours
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Included with General Admission

Special Preview: Thursday, April 27, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Art in Bloom returns to the MFA’s galleries on Friday, April 28, 2023! You won’t want to miss these beautiful interpretive floral arrangements of 45 artworks. Enjoy the creativity of professional floral designers and many talented volunteers. We can’t wait to share this with you, our guests!

Note about Parking

We expect our parking lots will fill up early. We strongly suggest ride sharing or using public transportation.

Map and Program

Art in Bloom 2003 program cover, with map of first floor adjacent

Download the Art in Bloom Map and Program to plan your visit.

Download (PDF, 1.1 MB)


Jimmy Guzman sits amongst some of his floral arrangements

Jimmy Guzman: Cherishing Moments of Being with Flowers

Sunday, April 30
1–3 pm

“You live, you yearn,” says Jimmy Guzman in this magical and inspiring lecture and floral demonstration. Founder of JNG Event Consulting, Jimmy shares anecdotes, observations, and photographs from past special events, all while constructing an oversized ceremonial arch and styling a spring tablescape.

Ticket Required


Jimmy Guzman Master Classes

Saturday, April 29
10:30 am and 2 pm

Member Night

Saturday, April 29
6–9 pm

Wheelchair accessible symbol

Wheelchair accessible

Support the MFA and Art in Bloom

We need your help more than ever this year and hope you will enjoy Art in Bloom later this spring. Thank you for your support!

Donate Today

Food Options

Art in Bloom Café

Level 2, Gallery 250

Lighter fare and full bar service

Friday 10 am–9 pm
Saturday 10 am–4 pm
Member Night 6–8 pm
Sunday 10 am–4 pm

New American Café

Level 1, Shapiro Family Courtyard

Full-service dining experience. Last seating is 30 minutes before close.

Friday 11 am–8 pm
Saturday 11 am–4 pm
Member Night 6–8 pm
Sunday 11 am–4 pm


Level 1, Linde Family Wing

Coffee café with sweet and savory snacks, wine, and beer

Friday 10:30 am–9 pm
Saturday 10:30 am–4 pm
Member Night 6–8 pm
Sunday 10:30 am–4 pm

Garden Cafeteria

Level G, Linde Family Wing

Comfort food, salads, sandwiches, snacks, and beverages

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 am–4 pm

Group Visits

Reservations for group visits to Art in Bloom at the MFA are no longer available.

Group Visit Options

Visitors admire and take photos of a floral arrangement during Art in Bloom

Guided Tours


One-hour tours offered every half hour
15 people maximum

Two visitors leaning in to take a closer look at a floral arrangement on a pedestal in front of a painting

Self-Guided Visits


Offered every half hour
25 people maximum


Arbella Insurance Foundation

Lead Sponsor

Yellow Wood Partners and Island Creek Oysters