Ringling in Bloom 2012

Posted by Tamara Berryman on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at 1:04pm.

ringling_in_bloom_2_718Ringling in Bloom brings floral art to the Sarasota Art Museum.  The Ringling Estate and Museum is one of Sarasota’s treasure.  The Ringling Museum is adored with artists floral creations. The florists are from area garden clubs and will also  include four professional florists, who will create masterpieces inspired by sculpture in the courtyard and on the loggia of the Ringling Museum which is located on the grounds of the John and Mable Ringling Estate on Sarasota Bay.  The four professional designers will come from Beneva Flowers and Gifts, Botanica International Design Studio, Flowers by Fudgie and Suncoast Florist.

In addition to the floral artworks, Ringling in Bloom includes a Lilly Pulitzer fashion show and four presentations by master florist Remco van Vliet, who has designed floral arrangements for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, the New York Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall. Van Vliet will present two lecture/demonstrations on Friday and two flower arranging workshops Sunday.  The Ringling Mringling_in_bloom1_718useum as a beautiful architectural backdrop to show the floral creations. What a fabulous way to celebrate Sarasota!  This was the 2nd Annual event, if you missed it plan for next year.  One of the many reasons to live and visit Sarasota.

Tamara Berryman

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