Festival of Flowers 2013 - George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum

Festival of Flowers 2013 – George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum

April 4, 2013–April 7, 2013 G.W.V. Smith Art Museum

George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, All galleries

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Join us as we celebrate the coming of spring throughout the art, history and science museums! Galleries in all four museums will burst with color when over 40 museum objects are creatively interpreted by florists, designers, and garden club members.

Works of inspiration include French paintings, American contemporary art, Japanese armor, African animals, and the work of Dr. Seuss.

On view in this museum…

  • Entry arrangement by Gardeners of the Green, Longmeadow
  • Shinto Wheel Shrine by Genso Komatsu & his son Gensuke Komatsu, as interpreted by Theodore Metayer, Heavenly Gifts
  • Japanese Suit of Armor, as interpreted by Susan Roy
  • The Chinese Cloisonne Collection, as interpreted by Eva Matthews, Springfield Garden Club
  • Chinese Silk Tapestry Robe, as interpreted by Sherry Williams, Springfield Garden Club
  • The Lightbearer by Tiffany Studios, as interpreted by Amy Tyler, Amy Tyler Designs
  • Sunrise in the Hetch Hetchy Valley, Cal. by Albert Bierstadt, as interpreted by Christy Langone, AIFD, Durocher Florist
  • Tenament Mother by Page, as interpreted by Suzanne Reed, Springfield Garden Club

More museum-inspired arrangements…

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts
Springfield Science Museum
Wood Museum of Springfield History

Sunday, April 6: From the White House to Your House

Sponsored by Flowers by Rebecca at the Castle of Knights Banquet Facility

Supported by Springfield Florists Supply, Corina Miller of The Botaniste: Floral & Interior Design, Longmeadow Gardeners on the Green and Durocher Florist.