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Presented by Rockford Art Museum in partnership with Anderson Japanese Gardens, Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, a facility of Rockford Park District

Rockford Art Museum is in full bloom during this exciting three-day event as works of art from the RAM Collection are creatively interpreted through floral design. Experience imaginative installations by talented local floral designers, as well as unique floral demonstrations, workshops and programs throughout the event. Preview Party: Monday, June 26, 2017

See photos from the 2016 event at,, or use the hashtag #artinbloomrockford to search social sites online. For more information call RAM, (815) 968-2787. 

ART IN BLOOM was presented June 28–30, 2016, by Rockford Art Museum in partnership with Anderson Japanese GardensKlehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, and Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, a facility of Rockford Park District; and supported in part by Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. The event was chaired by David Boccignone.

2016 SPONSORS included Walter Wayne RealtyAmeriprise Financial – Sherry D. Sandwick CFPBischoff Dentistry, Anne and David Boccignone, Judy Boccignone, Sharyn and Joe Castrogiovanni, CoyleKiley Insurance Agency, Jennifer Furst / FurstStaffing, Sherry and Greg Harlan, Lisa and Mark Lindman, Williams-Manny Insurance Group, and Wolfe Landscaping; donors included Tina and Gary Kaatz, Lulu and Greg Watt, and in-kind donors included Bill Doran Company

2016 DESIGNERS included representatives of Anderson Japanese Gardens (Tim Gruner); Broadway Florist (Tina Kot); Diana’s Living Designs (Diana Behr); Event Floral (Erin Stoffregen, Diane Didier-Adolphson, Jordan Calgaro, Kim Dazey); Shirley Grace Floral and Event Design (Beth Edwards); Kishwaukee College Floral Design Program (Janet Gallagher); Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden (Jim Wojtowicz); La Paloma Gardens (Karen Vaughn Harding); London Avenue Designs (Lori Eickhoff, Will Diaz); Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens (Clayton Guler); O’Fallon’s Fine Flowers (Amy Caruana, Kathy Caruana); Poska (Louise Poska, Karen Vaughn Harding); and Terra Bella Floral Boutique & Photography (Miriam Solares, Bethany Pedersen).