LUAG Member Event! Exploring the Art of Blooms: A Still Life and Floral-Arranging Workshop

April 25, 2024 6:00PM to 8:00PM
LUAG Main & Lower Galleries

Featuring Sarah Petryk, owner of Allium Floral Design and Collett Akins ‘27, LUAG Education Intern

Using works of art from LUAG’s permanent collection, this member-only event begins with a “guided looking” activity in LUAG's Lower Gallery with LUAG Education Intern Collett Akins ‘27. Then, using the works of art as inspiration, Allium Floral Design owner Sarah Petryk will share her expertise and guide you through the art of creating floral arrangements.

Whether you're a budding enthusiast or a seasoned flower aficionado, this workshop promises to ignite your creativity and deepen your appreciation for the beauty of floral blooms. All materials will be provided and participants will be able to take their arrangement home!

This workshop is suitable for all skill levels.

This workshop is now full. To be added to the waitlist please email luag@lehigh.edu.

How to Register

Simply fill out the RSVP form. Questions? Email us at inluag@lehigh.edu. Space is limited to 10 attendees.

If you require assistance to fill out this form or prefer to share your registration information via email or phone, please email ejs421@lehigh.edu or call 610-758-6882. Questions, concerns, and any accessibility needs can also be directed to Elise at ejs421@lehigh.edu or call 610-758-6882.


About Collett Akins
Collett Akins '27 is a first-year student at Lehigh planning on majoring in Material Science & Engineering and Art History. She is interested in investigating the ways in which art directly reflects the human experience and inspires our daily life. Collett is a part of the LUAG Student Advisory Committee and in her free time, enjoys exploring new galleries, spending time with friends, and reading.

About Sarah Petryk and Allium Floral Design

Sarah Petryk. Sarah Petryk is the Founder and Lead Designer at Allium Floral Designs based in Bethlehem, PA. Her flower journey opens with Sarah as a little girl in her grandmother’s Bethlehem garden, in full “Little House On The Prairie” mode, creating arrangements galore from zinnias, honeysuckle and cosmos. Today, Sarah and her team at Allium design for about 150 weddings and events each year, creating beautiful and sense-engaging experiences for attendees.

Allium Floral Design. Beautiful texture and lush romantic foliage showcase nature’s beauty and thread its way throughout our designs. We create your custom wedding in a private studio nestled on two acres of gardens and woodlands, which serve as inspiration for much of our work. We also offer event styling services to make your wedding feel personal and your design seamless and cohesive.


Image: Janet Fish. Zinnias and Apple, 1995. Woodcut on paper 8/10 AP. Gift of Charles and Barbara Vengrove. LUG 08 1001.


What is a LUAG Member Event?
Membership helps support LUAG in offering dynamic educational workshops, exhibitions, school programs, and programming that provides transformative experiences in the arts for people of all ages and abilities. Put simply, members help make our work possible – and opportunities like this allow us to thank you for your support.
Thank you for being a member of Lehigh University Art Galleries!

Not a LUAG member or need to renew?
To renew your membership or join for the first time, it’s easy to do so online, or just send us an email at luag@lehigh.edu for more information.