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Art in Bloom
May 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm

Please Note: Tacoma Art Museum is closed for regular admission on Tuesday, May 22 for Art in Bloom and will reopen on Wednesday, May 23 at 10 am.


Tacoma Art Museum invites you to our special spring fundraising event dedicated to supporting our exhibitions and programs as we grow. Enjoy a delicious lunch with remarks by renowned glass artist Ginny Ruffner. Meet and mingle in the galleries, sign your name on a Benaroya Wing beam, and have your picture taken with abundant floral arrangements.

Program Schedule

11:00 am

Doors open. Meet and mingle in the galleries, take a floral portrait at our photobooth, and sign the beam that will mark the entrance to the new Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Wing.

11:30 am

Buffet opens for lunch

11:45 am

Program begins. Welcome by Bill Driscoll, TAM Board of Trustees President and David Setford, TAM Executive Director. Keynote by glass artist Ginny Ruffner, whose artwork Wings will adorn the exterior of the new Benaroya Wing.

12:00 pm

Art access by TAM Executive Director David Setford, followed by a Raise the Paddle and brief remarks by TAM Trustee Kathy McGoldrick

12:30 pm

Closing remarks

Tickets (+ add ons)

  • Cost: $50 per person; $350 for a table of 8 people.
  • ( + $10 for photobooth with floral blooms )
  • ( + $10 for Benaroya Wing beam signing )

If unable to attend, please consider becoming an honorary committee sponsor which includes recognition on the event program and signage.

Ticket sales are now closed.