Fine Arts & Flowers 2024 will be a spectacular museum-wide exhibition of floral designs inspired by works of art in VMFA’s permanent collection.

Held biennially since 1987, Fine Arts & Flowers 2024 is presented by The Council of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts with creative floral designs by Garden Club of Virginia, Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs, and Ikebana of Richmond.

The celebration begins with a dazzling gala and preview of more than 70 floral interpretations throughout the museum. Other special events include talks from renowned guest speakers and VMFA curators, luncheons, floral design workshops, exhibition tours, a fashion show, and a variety of family activities.

General admission to the galleries where floral designs are on display is free. Tickets for programs and events go on sale May 1, 2024. Click here to view the event details.

Proceeds from  Fine Arts & Flowers sponsorships and ticket sales will support the ongoing research, development, and installation of exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about sponsorship levels and benefits, please use this form or contact May Wells at may.wells@vmfa.museum.

Exhibition Highlights

Photo: David Stover © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo: David Stover © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo: David Stover © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo by Jay Paul, © 2021 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo by Travis Fullerton, © 2021 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo by Travis Fullerton, © 2021 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo by Travis Fullerton, © 2021 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.

Photo by Travis Fullerton, © 2021 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Fine Arts and Flowers arrangements October 2021.


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Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Barnes and Diehl
Caspari
Fraîche on the Avenues
Mark Franko Custom Building
The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty
Stoever & Palmore Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
Virginia Eye Institute


Bronze Sponsors

Crossroads Art Center
CSC Leasing
DOYLE, Auctioneers & Appraisers
Wayne Gauthier and Austin Gauthier, Joyner Fine Properties
Lafayette Ayers and Whitlock Law. PLC
Miller & Associates
M. Turner Landscapes


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Bouquet of Flowers with Sunflower, a Laurel Wreath, Sprig of Orange, Birds and Insects (detail), 1674, Jan Davidsz. de Heem (Dutch, 1606-1684), oil on canvas. The Jordan and Thomas A. Saunders III Collection.