Join us for our version of a garden party as we ring in spring and May flowers with tours of our floral still lifes, outdoor activities, and more!
Full schedule of events: bit.ly/1IyEd7R
Happy Hour Performance featuring K.Avett
6:00–7:00 p.m., Atrium
Start your evening listening to the upbeat, feel-good music of K. Avett and her band.
Artist Demonstration: Watercolor Florals
6:30–8:30 p.m., Eagle Family Plaza
Watch as artist Carol Ivey paints florals and organic forms to celebrate springtime in watercolors.
Late Night Creations: Flower Power
6:00–10:00 p.m., Art Studio, Center for Creative Connections
Are you a busy bee that needs to stop and smell the flowers? Headed to a music festival and don’t have anything to wear? Put the «petal» to the metal and get over to the Art Studio to create a flower crown!
Late Night Talk: «The Reason for Flowers»
7:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
For thousands of years, flowers have inspired artists and writers, cured our ailments, enhanced our cooking and perfumes, and helped us express things like love or sympathy. But what do we really know about them? In «The Reason for Flowers,» author and ecologist Stephen Buchmann explores the biology and cultural history of flowers to reveal the impact they've had on human and environmental history.
Late Night Main Stage featuring Vanessa Peters
8:00–9:00 p.m., Atrium
Hear Texas singer-songwriter Vanessa Peters perform her style of folk, jazz, and rock-pop music. Peters has an uncanny knack for melodies, and her unique storytelling has earned her awards and rave reviews.
Late Night Film: «Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf»
9:00 p.m., Horchow Auditorium
In the 2017 documentary Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, director Thomas Piper explores the creative process of landscape architect Piet Oudolf, who designed New York's High Line and Chicago's Millennium Park, among many other notable projects around the world. This film is not rated (2017, 76 min.).
$5 students (with valid ID)
FREE for DMA Members
FREE for children 11 and under