Second annual ‘Brunnier in Bloom’ exhibit opens March 26

Julia Ferrell

The Brunnier Art Museum will host the second annual “Brunnier in Bloom” exhibit. The three-day event will feature locally made floral arrangements paired with featured art.

The exhibit opens March 26 and will run until March 28. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. on March 26.

Each attendee may cast a vote for his or her favorite piece in the People’s Choice Award. The winner will be announced Sunday.

The winner for Best in Show and two honorable mentions will be awarded Friday by local judges John Cunnally, associate professor of art and design, and Ames Mayor Ann Campbell.

The event will also include a silent auction raffle for the displayed floral arrangements. An opening-night raffle will take place for donated prizes from businesses such as Ames Silversmithing, 220 Main St.; Grandma’s Attic, 125 Welch Ave.; and Party Time Rentals, 302 S. Third St. Raffle tickets are $1 each or seven for $5.

Brunnier in Bloom

When: 1 p.m. March 26–28

Where: Brunnier Art Museum

Cost: Free ($3 donation suggested)