Art Blooms Gala Celebrates Annmarie Garden

July 5, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Art Blooms Gala at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

This year’s event promises to be an exciting evening of celebration showcasing spectacular floral designs inspired by current gallery exhibits; Escape: Art on Vacation and Spectacular Skies. The Art Blooms Gala is co-hosted by the Calvert Garden Club and Ann’s Circle, Inc. of Annmarie Garden. The festive evening of art, music, food by an array of local and regional caterers, silent auction, live music and a cash bar, promises to be a night to remember.

Inspired by selected individual works of art, floral designers from the Calvert Garden Club are challenged to create arrangements. The results will be a dazzling array of over 35 creative designs on display. Guests will have a fun photo opportunity upon their red carpet arrival, courtesy of Southern Maryland Entertainment. Canards Catering/Ruddy Duck; Charles Street Brasserie; Dream Weaver Events & Catering; Maryland Country Caterers; Mission BBQ; Range and Reef; Rouge Fine Catering; and Saucy Salamander will be offering sweet and savory tastings including a patio-side Surf and Turf Grill, Hot and Cold Hors d’oeuvres, Charcuterie Station and Chef-Carved Carving Station and delectable desserts. Entertainment will be provided by the jazzy sounds of Tom Ford Trio. Auction enthusiasts will find an outstanding array of items to bid on during the silent auction. Works of art, restaurant meals, jewelry, destination packages, and classes are just a few of the items that will be up for auction. Cocktail attire is suggested.

Art Blooms is sponsored by the generosity of Top Hat Party Rentals, Jane & Walter Grove, Asbury Solomons, Tom & Katie Watts, David & Laurie Uherek, SMECO, Sabre Systems Inc., Drs. Richard & Jean Fleming, PNC Bank, Thomas Higgins & Lee Woodfin, Community Bank of the Chesapeake, Margaret Phipps, Vince & Evelyn Hungerford, Guy Motors of Prince Frederick, Holiday Inn Solomons, Rosemary DeRosa, and all of the wonderful caterers. Sponsorships and tickets are available online at or for more information, please call 410-326-4640.