April 25–April 28, 2024
Saturday, April 27
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Art Alive brings a kaleidoscope of colorful floral arrangements interpreting works of art from the Museum collection, four days of fun-filled events, large-scale art and flower installations, and a garden of activities for families and artists of all ages. Art Alive 2024 celebrates the art of India and will feature a special installation from the Museum’s renowned Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Indian paintings. See the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Rotunda transform with a beautiful floral installation by 2024 Rotunda Designer Meghaa Modi, experience special art installations only on view during Art Alive, and enjoy hands-on art-making and interactive activities designed for families and artists of all ages to do together in the Garden of Activities Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28.
Art Alive is The San Diego Museum of Art’s signature annual fundraiser, providing essential support for the Museum’s exhibitions, education, outreach, and public programs. Talented floral designers fill the galleries with fragrant arrangements inspired by the Museum collection, offering a brilliantly colored backdrop for a weekend of beloved traditions and art-inspired activities.
Join us April 25-28, 2024, for an immersive dream-like fusion of flowers and art. Learn more about Art Alive 2024.
Tickets on sale now!
Free for members | $40 nonmembers | $5 youth (ages 7–17) | Free youth (ages 0–6)
Guest passes are not valid during Art Alive.
Time tickets are required.
Members receive complimentary access to Art Alive. Individual members can reserve one timed ticket for Art Alive; all other members may reserve two timed tickets. Members can attend the Art Alive floral exhibition each event day but must reserve a timed ticket for each day.
Timed tickets are required; pre-registration is strongly encouraged. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door on a first come, first serve basis.
Members please create an account or log in to the Member Portal to reserve your tickets. Instructions for creating an account and troubleshooting tips can be found here. All members will need to create a new account if they have not done so since May 2023.