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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 Japanese Gift Presentation Workshop

    About: Participants are introduced to the beauty of Japanese packaging and design.
    Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014

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  • Haiku U Workshops

    About: Learn to write your own original haiku and haibun poems, in collaboration with the 8th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
    Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015

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  • Tea Ceremony Workshop

    About: Learn the basics of sado, “the way of tea.” Prerequisite for Tea Ceremony classes.
    Dates: Saturday, November 1, 2014
    Saturday, January 10, 2015
    Saturday, March 7, 2015

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  • Stroll for Well-Being: Garden Walks at Morikami

    About: Participants are lead through contemplative garden strolls and journal-writing to encourage self-reflection in a peaceful environment.
    Dates: October 8, November 5, December 3, 2014 (Fall 2014 Session)
    January 4, February 11, March 11, 2015 (Winter 2015 Session)

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  • Adult Mini Workshop: Calligraphy

    About: Learn how to write your name,as well as some basic Japanese words, with calligraphy ink and brush - two traditional writing tools. 
    Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015

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  • The Way of Taiko: The Heartbeat of Japan

    About: Explore the origins of Japanese taiko, and learn to drum in this workshop taught by top performers from South Florida’s renowned Fushu Daiko.
    Dates: Sunday, January 25, 2015
    Sunday, March 8, 2015

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  • Introductory Japanese Language Intensive Workshop - Part II

    About: All Nihongo courses provide an introduction to the Japanese language, writing system and Japanese culture.
    Dates: Saturday, February 14 & 28, 2015

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  • Basics of Sushi

    About: Explore the rich history of this Japanese dish in this hands-on workshop, as well as make – and eat – your very own sushi!
    Dates: Sunday, February 22, 2015
    Sunday, March 22, 2015

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  • Bon Odori Dance Workshop

    About: Learn the simple steps to Bon Odori, the traditional Japanese folk dance showcased at Obon, an iconic summer festival.
    Dates: Saturday, July 11, 2015
    Saturday, July 25, 2015

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