Bloom Festival 2018 will be held at at R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport on Saturday, March, 24 at 10 a.m. Admission is free.
Each year the R.W. Norton Art Gallery holds the multi-day BLOOM! Festival. The festival aims to provide cross-generational education, focusing on the 43 acres of Botanical Gardens housed on the R.W. Norton Art Gallery property. The museum partners with Master Gardeners, local enthusiasts, and education-based nonprofits from across the region to bring information to the community. Everyone from children, novice gardeners, and master gardeners alike will find something to experience at this festival.
Bloom Festival Join us for an amazing day in the botanical gardens of the R.W. Norton Art Gallery. This free, family-friendly event will feature community partners like:
Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners
Shreveport Garden Study Society
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
Sci-Port Discovery Center
Louisiana Project Learning Tree
Slow Food North Louisiana
Shreve Memorial Library
Bossier Parish Library
Holley's Hopping Habitat - Rabbit Rescue & Education Center
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park
Louisiana Exotic Animal Resource Network
Shreveport Bird Study Group
There will be tours given by the Master Gardners, education area for kids to learn about animals and plants, live painting demonstrations, and more!
Local food trucks will be on hand with yummy food for everyone to enjoy!
Ono's Traditional Hawaiian Cuisine
BeauxJax Mobile Cajun Eatery
McCoy's Butcher Block
Happy Belly's Italian Ice Factory
For questions please contact Emily Feazel at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery at (318)865-4201 ext 130.