Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom is the Dallas Museum of Art League’s annual symposium and luncheon that raises money for the League Floral Endowment and other Museum beautification projects. The Dallas Museum of Art League is honored to have renowned French floral designer Christian Tortu for Art in Bloom 2007. This year’s event will be two days of floral festivities for the whole family.

Sunday, March 25 Parisian Picnic in the Dallas Museum of Art Sculpture Garden with opportunity to view the joint exhibition Matisse: Painter as Sculptor at the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Dallas Museum of Art.

Master Class with Christian Tortu (space is limited)

Monday, March 26 Floral Symposium with Christian Tortu and Fashion Show Luncheon
Location: Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas, Texas 75201
Expected Attendance: 1,000

Description of symposium: On March 26, 2007, we will host the 9th annual Art in Bloom Floral Symposium and Fashion Show Luncheon. Christian Tortu, iconoclastic French floral designer, will share ideas and helpful hints to help you see the beauty in nature and bring it into your own floral creations. The Fashion Show Luncheon will immediately follow Monsieur Tortu’s presentation. Guests will be seated together in rounds of ten. Chance tickets will be available for wonderful prizes.

Individual Ticket Price: $150 Underwriting Levels: $750 to $10,000

info from www.dallasmuseumofart.org

We are thrilled to see Christian again. He has been called the “Yves Saint Laurent of flowers!” We worked with this past fall with a beautiful wedding in Paris and looking forward to working with him again this summer. If you ever want to splurge on a vase, I recommend his Diablo vases. It is a gorgeous square vase, hand blown glass and shimmery in nature with a nice hole in the middle. They come in various sizes and colors. I put sweet peas in mine. I tripled boxed it for the flight home from Paris.

I've already passed on the word to Eva Longoria and Tony Parker for their French wedding this summer. Hopefully, they'll take advantage of this great designer.

Check on our website in a couple of weeks to see Christian's work from this past fall.

In the meantime, any of you in the Dallas - Fort Worth area should support the museum and attend one of these events. I'll be there!

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