Kick off the holidays at MOWA! The week begins with lights in the MOWA Gardens and video projection on the building (see back cover for details). Starting Friday, enjoy three full days of floral arrangements in the galleries, expert talks and demonstrations, and an indoor artist marketplace. Bloomin’ Holidays is free with membership or $15 for the weekend (includes a complimentary membership).
View the work of southeast Wisconsin’s most talented floral designers as their masterpieces fill the galleries for a visual and aromatic experience. Plus, vote for your favorite arrangement each day!
2019 Floral Designers
Katrina Swanson, Alfa Flower Shop
Michael Alt, Alt’s Antiques & Floral
Amy Wickert, Amy’s Creations
Karin Savage and Sarah Starrett
Krista Roskopf, Bank of Memories & Flowers
Emily Neubauer, AIFD CFD, Belle Fiori, Ltd.
Deb Bohn, Bits ‘n’ Pieces Floral
Nancy Witte-Dycus, Fantasy Flowers
Victoria Vonier, Gardens of Half Bridge Farm
Jamie Beauchamp, Jaimer’s Floral
Melissa Butson, Johnson’s Gardens
Sue Donohoe and Christine Worgull,
Karthauser & Sons, Inc.
Susan Esslinger and Judy Hansen,
Kettle Moraine Garden Club
Lori Maske, Kewaskum Floral
Kristin Seitz, Kristin’s Flowers
Kristy Gruenwald, Kristy’s Kreative Art & Floral
Loreen Hablewitz, La Terre
Vicki Kunz, La Tulipe
Lighthouse Florist and Wine Gallery
Kimberlee Grob, Locker’s Florist
Judy Nehm, Nehm’s Greenhouse
Jessie Hartmann and Cindy Kopecky,
The Flower Source
Nicole Wright, The Pink Peony
Kelly Davis and Kristy Gruenwald,
Two Mikes Art Factory
Jacqueline Fulcomer, Waggle Dance Flowers
Tina Lutz, Wreath Factory of Plymouth
Drop in for fabulous floral-infused demonstrations and talks in the Hyde Gallery. Talks range from thirty minutes to one hour in length. Topics include Holiday Wreaths, Remembering Marshall Field's at Christmas, Spruce Up Outdoor Containers, Seasonal Succulents, Photographing Flowers, and more.
Click here to view the 2019 Schedule (PDF)
Shop for friends and family at an indoor holiday marketplace that features Wisconsin artists selling their work and one-of-a-kind items in the MOWA Shop.
Ink Art by Beth Kluth
Jack & Joie
Motley Metals Jewelry
PASSAJ, Jewelry on a Journey
Painted Stones by Marketa Cechova
Silver Wear by Darlene
Square One Soapworks, LLC
Shop, sip, and swoon over the sights of downtown West Bend at the inaugural Bloomin' Holidays Wine Walk. Start at the Museum of Wisconsin Art for your first taste and explore floral arrangements in the art galleries and an indoor artist marketplace. Then head to 20 more nearby destinations for wine, treats, and shopping along the way.
$30 | Space is limited!
All participants must be age 21 or older | MOWA membership not required
Wine Tasting Locations:
A Conversation Piece, All In Books,
BG Decal and Apparel,
Blue Luna Yoga & Wellness,
Candyman On Main, Consider The Lilies,
Cream City Avenue (Altered State Textiles, She Massage + Wellness, and The Curious Apothecary), Darling Diva Boutique,
Husar's House of Fine Diamonds,
Laughing Mountain Gourmet Popcorn,
Luxurious Lashes, Merle Norman, Museum of Wisconsin Art,
The Hub | Volunteer Center Washington County,
Shooting Star Travels,
Sweet Laurel Children's Resale & Boutique,
The WB Mercantile, and
West Bend Music Academy
The Bloomin' Holidays Wine Walk is presented by the City of West Bend and MOWA
Questions? Contact Jessica at 262-247-2266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Explore an interactive installation of large-scale globe lights in the MOWA Gardens. Then watch as the museum exterior transforms into a canvas for video projection—capturing the floral notes of Bloomin’ Holidays—by Milwaukee-based artist Maeve Jackson. Wander across the footbridge to downtown West Bend where Main Street will shine with lights and over-the-top décor.
Free and Open to the Public
Lights Sponsor: City of West Bend Business Improvement District (BID) Board
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