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Morikami offers an assortment of classes taught by experienced instructors in the traditional studies of bonsai, flower arrangement (ikebana), Japanese tea ceremony (sado), Japanese language and other cultural arts. Click on the classes below for more information. Please note: all classes are 2-8 weeks and must be purchased as a series.

Art of Bonsai classes this season have ended. Please check back in the summer for 2016-2017 class offerings starting in October. 
Ikebana classes this season have ended. Please check back in the summer for 2016-2017 class offerings starting in October.
Nihongo Classes this season have ended. Please check back in the summer for 2016-2017 class offerings starting in October.
Sado: Tea Ceremony
10:15AM, Sunday, June 5, 2016

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of Master Soei Chieko Mihori. Please Note: The Tea Ceremony Workshop  is a prerequisite for this class. It is offered in November, January, and March. 2015-2016 Schedule Sundays, from …

Sumi-E Ink Painting - Floral
10:30AM, Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sumi-e, literally “black ink painting,” is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Students learn to grind their own ink and execute the primary sumi-e brushstrokes to capture the beauty of flowers and bamboo. Classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the …

Sumi-E Ink Painting - Landscape
1:30PM, Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sumi-e, literally “black ink painting,” is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century, primarily done in black ink. Students learn to grind their own ink and execute the primary sumi-e brushstrokes to mimic sweeping landscapes. Classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main …

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