Art in Bloom features designs by Anderson Japanese Gardens (Tim Gruner, Katie Weston); Broadway Florist (Christina Kot); Jordan Calgaro; Event Floral (Kim Dazey, Diane Didier-Adolphson, Erin Stoffregen, Nancy Zimmerman); Flower Fan-a-See (Gwen Lowe); GreenFire (Mauricio Grisales, Shendet Ismajlaj); Kishwaukee College Floral Design Program (Janet Gallagher AIFD CFD); Klehm Arboretum + Botanic Garden (Sam Burbach, Maddie Smith); The Landscape Connection (Michelle Cox, Tina Peterson); Leaf River Landscaping (Mark Ellena); London Avenue Designs (Kaya Obee); Nicholas Conservatory + Gardens (Leslie Campos-Crow); O’Fallon’s Fine Flowers (Amy Caruana, Kathy Caruana); Petals + Pickin’s Floral (Melody Layng); Stems Floral Design (Jane Nolting); Toni’s of Winnebago (Anvar Ojeda, Michelle Princer); Courtney Turner AIFD CFD ICPF; Pattie Wallander ICPF CFD Designs; and John Windisch AIFD CFD. 

Related events include the ticketed Fashion in Bloom: Cocktails + Living Couture (Thursday, June 27, doors open 5:30 p.m., $60–$75, tickets at Visit the Rockford Art Museum Facebook page for the latest information throughout the week on live demonstrations, a gallery walk with RAM Curator Carrie Johnson and floral designer Jordan Calgaro (June 25, 11 a.m.), and more.  

Chaired by David Boccignone, Art in Bloom is sponsored by Sharyn + Joe Castrogiovanni, Gail + Hugh Funderburg, Joan Stonecipher; Anne + David Boccignone, Scandroli Construction, Karen + Dave Diamond; Bischoff Dentistry, Judy Boccignone, CoyleKiley Insurance, Sara + Dave Deutsch, Cherri + Phil Eaton, Sherry + Greg Harlan, Lisa + Mark Lindman, Patty + Jeff Smith, Wolfe Landscaping, Tina + Gary Kaatz, Lulu + Greg Watt.  

About Rockford Art Museum: Founded in 1913, Rockford Art Museum exists to help make life in Rockford better for people of all ages through a permanent art collection, frequent art exhibitions, and lifelong art education. RAM is located inside the Riverfront Museum Park at 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois. Learn more at