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PhotoSpiva 2024 & 2024 Small Works Opening Reception

March 15, 5:30-7:30pm

 Join Spiva for the opening of new spring exhibits, PhotoSpiva 2024 and 2024 Jo Mueller Small Works Auction.

Spiva in Bloom: An Exhibition in Flowers

March 21-23

Join Spiva Center for the Arts in celebrating the art of floral design with the 9th annual Spiva in Bloom. This can’t-miss festival of flowers features locally designed and crafted floral sculpture interpretations of works from the national photography competition, PhotoSpiva 2024. Join us for self-guided tours, a specialty luncheon, activities, guided workshops, and view these exciting new works on display in the galleries. This 3-day exhibit is a must-see display of art inspired by art. Click on the programs below to learn more or register.

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FLORAL NOTES: A HISTORY AND LESSON IN PERFUMERY WITH ALCHEMIST HAVEN

Wed. March 20 | 6-8pm | $40 per student

Get your nose trained for the incoming florals of Spiva in Bloom! Brought to you by Alchemist Haven, Massage Therapist and modern-day Alchemist, Angela Harris, will take you back in time by teaching participants about why the ancient art of using florals in perfumery has stood the test of time. Students will mix and bottle their own special scent while enjoying tea and pastries. Preregistration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

FLORAL DESIGNERS OPENING RECEPTION

Sponsored by Maridan Kassab

Awards sponsored by Steve & Diana Graddy

Thur. March 21 | 5:30 – 7:30pm | $10 Suggested donation

Join us for the kickoff of the 3-day Spiva in Bloom exhibit! We’ll enjoy champagne, light hors d’oeuvres and announce this year’s award winners as we celebrate our floral artists

 

SPIVA IN BLOOM LUNCHEON

Sponsored by Susan Satterlee

Fri. March 22 | 11:30am-1pm | $60 per guest/$450 per table

Experience our beautiful galleries while enjoying a phenomenal catered luncheon by The Red Onion while surrounded by the PhotoSpiva 2024 exhibit and the gorgeous floral works from Spiva in Bloom. The Wild Flower’s Justin Thomas will do a live floral demonstration inspired by one of the exhibit photographs. Preregistration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

FLORAL WORKSHOPS WITH JUSTIN THOMAS

Sat. March 23 

MORNING WORKSHOP: 10:30-11:30AM 

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP: 1:30-2:30PM

One of the most anticipated classes of the year, this workshop allows students to create gorgeous floral arrangements of their own, guided by The Wild Flower’s Justin Thomas. Bring a friend and sip mimosas for a perfect spring Saturday! Preregistration is required.

 

ARTISTS IN BLOOM: A MAKERS MARKET

Sat. March 23 | 10am-5pm

To add to the springtime excitement, we’d like to invite patrons to this unique shopping experience during our Spiva in Bloom exhibition. We have invited some of our talented member artists and artisans to set up booths with their stunning wares in the Cornell Complex lobby.
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE AN ARTIST’S BOOTH

 

BUILD A BOUQUET STATION

Sponsored by The Wild Flower

Fri. March 22 (1-5pm) & Sat. March 23 (11am-2pm) | $25 per bouquet

Pick fresh stems and build a mini-bouquet to take home during Spiva in Bloom! Purchase at The Cornell Complex welcome desk during the event.

 

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