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Morikami hosts workshops on diverse cultural arts taught by local and guest instructors. Workshops include taiko drumming, Japanese tea ceremony, sushi making, haiku and more.

The Art of Bamboo Basket Making with Shōchiku Tanabe
10:30AM, Tuesday, April 7, 2015
2:00PM, Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, in collaboration with the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, present from Japan, special guest artist Shōchiku Tanabe. WORKSHOP DETAILS Tuesday, 10:30am-12:30pm and 2pm-4pm $80 Material Fee: $30 (cash payable to the instructor) Advance registration required Students must bring nippers or small garden shears, a pair of non-heavy duty …

Bon Odori Dance Workshop
10:30AM, Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:30AM, Saturday, July 25, 2015

 WORKSHOP DETAILS Saturdays, 10:30am-12:30pm $15 with paid museum admission Advance registration required For ages 7 years and up. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the duration of the workshop. Do you like to dance? Learn about the traditional Bon dance, bon odori. This is a dance performed during Obon, a period in the summer that commemorates the spirits of …