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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.

Sumi-e Ink Painting Workshop
10:30AM, Saturday, June 25, 2016
10:30AM, Saturday, July 16, 2016
10:30AM, Saturday, August 13, 2016

Learn about the history and philosophy of sumi-e and how it relates to the subjects painted. Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China to Japan in the 12th century. Composition and how to paint with brush and ink, two traditional implements, will be introduced. Students will have time to do a …

Bon Odori Dance Workshop
10:30AM, Saturday, July 9, 2016
10:30AM, Saturday, July 30, 2016

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 one’s ancestors. The Bon Odori is usually danced as a group, in a circle around the yagura, an elevated tower-like stage where drummers and musicians …

Guest Artist Workshop: Paper Cut Art with Hiromi Moneyhun
10:30AM, Saturday, July 9, 2016
2:00PM, Saturday, July 9, 2016

2015-2016 Schedule February 20, 2016 July 9, 2016 2 sessions available per day