The Art and Floral Design departments of Bucks County Community College are collaborating to present Art in Bloom March 4-6. Come escape the cold, gray days of winter as gorgeous blooms blend with art throughout the halls of the Hicks Art Center at the college.
The special exhibition features dozens of interpretive floral displays, paintings, glass sculptures and wood working. The festival also includes a demonstration series featuring live demonstrations from both the Art Department and Continuing Education Department floral team. This event is free for the community to attend.
Schedule of events:
– Friday, March 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.: Invitation only, Art in Bloom opening night. All participating artists are given tickets to distribute to friends and family to join in on the reveal of the floral and art pieces. The Bucks County Floral Designer of the Year Competition takes place at 7 p.m.
– Saturday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Art in Bloom opens to the public. Thirty-minute live demonstrations beginning at the top of each hour by the Floral Design and Art departments take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
– Sunday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Art in Bloom open to the public. Demonstration and book signing by Renee Tucci takes place at noon. From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., children up to 15 are invited to make a floral craft. The winners of People’s Choice, Best in Show and the Bucks County Floral Designer of the Year Competition are announced at 3 p.m.
Throughout the duration of the festival, guests can roam the halls of the Hicks Art Center, located on the campus at 275 Swamp Road in Newtown, to take in the many floral and art pieces on display.