New this year, Art Alive 2021 festivities extend outdoors with more open-air activities and timed entry to the Art Alive exhibition to accommodate social distancing. We are committed to ensuring the safety and comfort of our visitors and our entire community.

Please note that reserving your timed ticket is required. Access to the Open Air Floral Affair, when selected, is available following your timed Art Alive exhibition gallery visit.

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New Art Alive Experiences

Open Air Floral Affair extends Art Alive into the Plaza de Panama delivering a floral fusion of activities, design demonstrations, the popular Garden of Activities, unique gifts at the Art Alive Marketplace, flourishing creativity, and delicious delights. Learn more about the first-ever Open Air Floral Affair.

Color Feast is a full-spectrum, multi-course dining event under the stars in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden. Guests will be treated to a five-course dinner with themed cocktail and wine pairings for each course. Captivating entertainment, glitzy giveaways, and other mysterious surprises accompany the experience. Price includes the 6:00 p.m. admission to the Art Alive exhibition so Color Feast guests can enjoy the floral interpretations and Open Air Floral Affair prior to dinner. See what to expect at Color Feast.

Virtual Art Alive brings the event to you with at-home access to Art Alive including a 360-degree scan of the Art Alive exhibition, a live feed of the rotunda floral installation, access to the virtual Garden of Activities floral-themed hands-on art making program, and a virtual floral workshop. See packages to choose your Virtual Art Alive experience.

Bloomin’ Auction, a first-time Art Alive event, features one-of-a-kind and exclusive packages up for auction to benefit the Museum. Opportunities include unique travel, extraordinary experiences, private food and beverage encounters, sports memorabilia, exceptional gifts, art, and much more. Visit the Bloomin’ Auction online soon.

Art Alive Hours

THURSDAY, JUNE 17
5:30/6:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Premiere Dinner

FRIDAY, JUNE 18
8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. | Members’ Preview
10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. | Art Alive Floral Exhibition
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. | Open Air Floral Affair
Noon–4:00 p.m. | Garden of Activities
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | Color Feast

SATURDAY, JUNE 19
8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. | Members’ Preview
10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. | Art Alive Floral Exhibition
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. | Open Air Floral Affair
Noon–4:00 p.m. | Garden of Activities

SUNDAY, JUNE 20
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Art Alive Floral Exhibition
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | Open Air Floral Affair
Noon–4:00 p.m. | Garden of Activities

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Questions or need help? Call the Art Alive hotline: 619.696.1999

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Members—Art Alive exhibition with Open Air Floral Affair access

Art Alive exhibition and outdoor Floral Affair access
(free for members)

Art Alive exhibition-only access
(free for members)

Ages 7–17—Art Alive exhibition with Floral Affair access

Ages 0–6—Art Alive exhibition with Floral Affair access

No refunds or exchanges. Tickets are tax deductible. If you are unable to attend, please return your tickets in advance of the event so that your donation is fully deductible. In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather or city mandate, all tickets are considered fully deductible charitable donations.