Celebrate Art in Bloom with family-friendly programming and entertainment.
Boston City Singers
11–11:30 am, Gallery 168
Boston City Singers, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Dorchester since 1995, provides musical training and performance opportunities to more than 500 singers ages 4 to 18 from Boston’s urban neighborhoods and beyond. Today’s performers are members of the Tour Choir and serve as ambassadors of the organization, the City of Boston, and the United States as they sing, dance, and drum their way around the world. In June, they will embark on a three-week tour of Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Floral Watercolor Painting
10 am–4 pm, Gallery 268
Wander down into Gallery 275 to look at the many Chinese ceramics covered with flowering branches, birds, and flowers. Take a short walk to Gallery 268 to draw from flower arrangements inspired by these ceramics. Then paint with watercolor.
11 am and 1 pm, Gallery 271
Sit back, relax, and enjoy stories about the natural world. Drop in for one story or stay for the whole hour. Great for toddlers.
Field & Vase Flower Farm and Design Studio
Noon–4 pm, Flower Truck outside Huntington Avenue Entrance
Visit the Flower Truck to purchase an assortment of fresh flowers.
1–3 pm, Flower Truck outside Huntington Avenue Entrance
Join Field & Vase outside the Museum’s Huntington Avenue Entrance and make your very own seed balls from clay, soil, and wildflower seeds. This traditional method protects seeds from hungry birds and increases your flowers' success. Use your seed ball to beautify a nearby vacant patch, brighten your garden, or enliven indoor pots.
Field & Vase is a family-owned flower farm and design studio located in Stow. Growing in both greenhouses and outdoor fields, Field & Vase grows more than 80 varieties of flowers using sustainable practices.