Event Calendar

Morikami is pleased to continuously bring exciting special events to its visitors. From heart-pounding taiko drum performances, to rejuvenating evening garden strolls, we strive to create a culturally inspiring experience with every visit. Be sure to check out our current exhibitions and upcoming exhibitions pages to get a sneak peek at what’s on view in our galleries.

  • Block Printing
  • Bonsai
  • Calligraphy
  • Classes
  • CLOSED
  • Cultural Demos
  • Docent-led Tours
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals & Special Events
  • Film Series
  • Film Series
  • For Kids & Families
  • Free Activities
  • Furoshiki: Fabric Wrapping
  • Gift Presentation
  • Haiku
  • Ikenobo Ikebana
  • kimono
  • Koto
  • Members-Only Events
  • Morikami Closed
  • Nihongo
  • Origami
  • Paper Cutting
  • Sado-Omote Senke
  • Shakuhachi
  • Shibori Indigo
  • Sogetsu Ikebana
  • Speaker Series
  • Sumi-e
  • Sushi
  • Sushi & Stroll
  • Taiko
  • Workshops
  • Youth Program

Family Fun Day
Magatama Necklace

   

12:00PM, Saturday, September 7, 2019
from $FREE with paid Museum Admission
Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks

Presented by Macy's  

5:30PM, Friday, September 13, 2019
($5.00 – $7.00)
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, October 3, 2019
($55 – $60)
Mori Stories: Kamishibai Folktales
Stories read by our Youth Coordinator.

Time: 1:00pm (Last usually 20-30 minutes) Location: Classroom A (unless otherwise noted) Mori Stories are FREE with paid museum admission No reservations needed Bring the whole family and delve into the world of Japanese folklore or stories through kamishibai paper theater. Join us for a reading of these classic stories and learn more about the celebration of our festivals. Reading starts on the hour with a short related activity to follow. October 3, 2019: George’s Journey Learn about how the Morikami came to be, and why the Lantern Festival is so important. January 2, 2020: How the …

1:00PM, Thursday, October 3, 2019
from $FREE with paid Museum Admission
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, October 4, 2019
($55 – $60)
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Saturday, October 5, 2019
The Art of Bonsai Class

9:00AM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
($81 – $91)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
($50 – $55)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL I

10:15AM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
($90 – $100)
Traditional Japanese Instrument
Koto Workshop

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument and how to play it in this one-day introductory workshop. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the workshop. To further your studies on the koto, sign-up for our koto class series or summer guest artist workshops. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE WORKSHOP DETAILS Time 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Workshop 1    Sunday, October 6, 2019 Workshop 2    Saturday, September 26, 2020 PRICE  $50 per session LOCATION  Morikami Theater

10:30AM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
from $50
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL II

11:25AM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL III

12:40PM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL IV

1:50PM, Sunday, October 6, 2019
($90 – $100)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, October 10, 2019
($50 – $55)
Workshop
Travel to Japan: Intro to Language and Culture

Traveling to Japan?  This one-day workshop (6-hours) will offer you a basic introduction into Japanese language and culture.  Learn how to ask directions or how to order food and much more.  Feel more confident while visiting the Land of the Rising Sun. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE WORKSHOP DETAILS TIME  9:30 am -12:00 pm, break, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Workshop 1  Saturday, October 12, 2019 Workshop 2  Saturday, April 18, 2020 PRICE  $90 per session LOCATION Oki Education Center  

9:30AM, Saturday, October 12, 2019
from $90
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, October 12, 2019
$5
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, October 15, 2019
($70 – $80)
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, October 16, 2019
($60 – $80)
Lantern Festival: In The Spirit of Obon

Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 3-8pm* Join us for Japanese folk-dancing, drumming, our Ennichi street fair and iconic lantern floating ceremony in a fall festival in the spirit of Obon - Japan’s summer homage to ancestors who return for a brief visit to the living. Experience an iconic lantern floating ceremony and firework display See traditional folk dancing and taiko drumming performances Enjoy the Ennichi Street Fair – vendors, games, activities and more Taste Japanese street fair food and drink *Festival opens for members and the general public at 3pm, the museum and gardens will be closed prior …

3:00PM, Saturday, October 19, 2019
($10 – $20)
Speaker Series
The Gardener Did It
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Friday, October 25, 2019 TIME   7:00pm, museum doors reopen at 6:00pm Discussion By  Naomi Hirahara Cost $10 (members $7) Location Morikami Theater   Mystery writer Naomi Hirahara discusses the role of the Japanese American gardener in not only her own personal life and her Edgar Award-winning Mas Arai series, but also the landscape of America. In this presentation, she will share images of Japanese immigrants working as gardeners and landscapers as early as the 1900s. Her own father, who worked as a gardener in Southern California, has served as the inspiration for her Mas Arai series, which ended with its …

12:00AM, Friday, October 25, 2019
($7 – $10)
Language Lessons
NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP I
2-Day Workshop

This workshop is an introduction to the Japanese language. It covers the basics, an introduction to hiragana, and Unit 1 of the required text. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. Students who take workshop 1-A may continue to Nihongo Intensive II Workshop or the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class. Students who take workshop 1-B must continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II, as it overlaps with the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class. Required Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition, Kana Version (ISBN-13: 978-1568363851) and Kana Workbook (ISBN-13: 978-1568364018). For …

12:00PM, Saturday, October 26, 2019
($100 – $90)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, November 1, 2019
($55 – $60)
Shibori Indigo Workshop

The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history in Japan. The deep blue colors for which Japanese textiles are celebrated come from the leaves of the tade ai, a plant introduced to Japan from China in the sixth century. Shibori is a Japanese technique of manual resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn various shibori techniques and get a chance to make your own shibori creation. In our October session, make a set of special dinner napkins for your home. Come to our February session …

10:00AM, Saturday, November 2, 2019
($50 (Workshop Fee) – $20 (Material Fee)
Omotesenke School
TEA CEREMONY WORKSHOP

1:00PM, Saturday, November 2, 2019
$40
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, November 5, 2019
from $80
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, November 7, 2019
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, November 7, 2019
($55 – $60)
The Art of Bonsai Class

9:00AM, Sunday, November 10, 2019
($81 – $91)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, November 10, 2019
($50 – $55)
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Block Printing Workshop

Japan has a long, rich history of woodblock printing, called mokuhanga, dating back to the 11th century. The ukiyo-e genre of block prints flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries.  Morikami is offering a workshop with a modern twist on this ancient art form, where participants can carve and print with linoleum blocks to create unique and exciting imagery. Instructor Brian Reedy has been teaching this method for over 20 years, and offers an approach that is easily accessible for beginners, yet challenging for seasoned artists. Printing inks can stain clothes, …

10:30AM, Saturday, November 16, 2019
($50 Workshop fee – $10 Material fee paid to instructor)
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, November 16, 2019
$5
Family Fun Day: Mini Kotatsu
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Saturday, November 16, 2019
from $Free with museum admission
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Saturday, November 23, 2019
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, December 3, 2019
from $80
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, December 4, 2019
($60 – $80)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, December 5, 2019
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, December 5, 2019
($55 – $60)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, December 6, 2019
($55 – $60)
Guest Artist Workshop
Paper-cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott

Join guest artist Hiromi Moneyhun to create a unique piece of kirie (paper cut) artwork. Be introduced to her intricate style and her inspiration to create her whimsical and bold artwork. Learn special cutting techniques and get the chance to create your own paper cut artwork to take home. In December, participants will create a one-of-a-kind kirie holiday ornament for their home or to gift to someone special. A kyo uchiwa is a type of traditional Japanese paddle fan from Kyoto. The designs that appear in a kyo uchiwa are traditional Japanese scenery, …

10:00AM, Saturday, December 7, 2019
from $60
Family Fun Day: Japanese Holiday Keychains
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Saturday, December 7, 2019
from $FREE with museum admission
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, December 8, 2019
($50 – $55)
KARESANSUI: RAKING DEMONSTRATION

Karesansui or dry landscape garden, is founded on Zen ideology using carefully composed rock arrangements and gravel or sand.  A karesansui is carefully raked to represent characteristics of water such as currents and waves while boulder arrangements may be interpreted as islands.  Learn about our Late Rock Garden and observe how the raking can be a practice in mindfulness and meditation. COST  FREE with paid admission to the museum TIME  10:30am LOCATION Late Rock Garden Demonstration Dates Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 Friday, Mar. 27, 2020  

10:30AM, Friday, December 13, 2019
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Workshop
THE ART OF JAPANESE GIFT PRESENTATION

10:30AM, Saturday, December 14, 2019
$35
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, December 14, 2019
$5
Morikami Film Series
MIRAI
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

Sunday, December 15, 2019 A film by Mamoru Hosoda TIME 11:00 am (dubbed in English)   2:00 pm (In Japanese, subtitled in English) RUN TIME 98 min., 2018 RATING  PG COST $5 with paid museum admission   (FREE for members as part Member Appreciation Weekend - Please reserve your tickets.) LOCATION Morikami Theater From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children) and Japan’s Studio Chizu comes MIRAI, a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts …

11:00AM, Sunday, December 15, 2019
(Free – $$5 for non-members with paid museum admission)
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Tuesday, December 17, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Wednesday, December 18, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Thursday, December 19, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Friday, December 20, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Saturday, December 21, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Sunday, December 22, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Monday, December 23, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Tuesday, December 24, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Wednesday, December 25, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Thursday, December 26, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Friday, December 27, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Saturday, December 28, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Family Fun Day: Nengajō: New Year’s Cards
Craft activity for kids of all ages

10:00AM, Sunday, December 29, 2019
from $Free with paid admission to the museum
Mori Stories: Kamishibai Folktales
Stories read by our Youth Coordinator.

Time: 1:00pm (Last usually 20-30 minutes) Location: Classroom A (unless otherwise noted) Mori Stories are FREE with paid museum admission No reservations needed Bring the whole family and delve into the world of Japanese folklore or stories through kamishibai paper theater. Join us for a reading of these classic stories and learn more about the celebration of our festivals. Reading starts on the hour with a short related activity to follow. October 3, 2019: George’s Journey Learn about how the Morikami came to be, and why the Lantern Festival is so important. January 2, 2020: How the …

1:00PM, Thursday, January 2, 2020
from $FREE with paid Museum Admission
Language Lessons
NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP I
2-Day Workshop

This workshop is an introduction to the Japanese language. It covers the basics, an introduction to hiragana, and Unit 1 of the required text. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. Students who take workshop 1-A may continue to Nihongo Intensive II Workshop or the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class. Students who take workshop 1-B must continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II, as it overlaps with the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class. Required Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition, Kana Version (ISBN-13: 978-1568363851) and Kana Workbook (ISBN-13: 978-1568364018). For …

12:00PM, Saturday, January 4, 2020
($100 – $90)
The Art of Bonsai Class

9:00AM, Sunday, January 5, 2020
($81 – $91)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, January 5, 2020
($50 – $55)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL I

10:15AM, Sunday, January 5, 2020
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL II

11:25AM, Sunday, January 5, 2020
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL III

12:40PM, Sunday, January 5, 2020
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL IV

1:50PM, Sunday, January 5, 2020
($90 – $100)
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, January 7, 2020
from $80
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, January 8, 2020
($60 – $80)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, January 9, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, January 9, 2020
($55 – $60)
Workshop
Senryu: Haiku’s Cousin
A 13th Annual Collaboration with the Palm Beach Poetry Festival

11:00AM, Thursday, January 9, 2020
from $Free With Paid Admission
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, January 10, 2020
($55 – $60)
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Saturday, January 11, 2020
Oshogatsu: A New Years Celebration

Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 10am-5pm About Morikami’s New Year’s Celebration The New Year is Japan’s most important and celebrated holiday. We ring in our 42nd annual New Year’s celebration with the tastes, sights and sounds that define the traditional Japanese New Year as well as our own. Oshogatsu, offers entertainment and games, many surrounding the theme of each year’s Japanese zodiac - 2020 Year of the Rat Enjoy New Year’s traditions and games, including mochi pounding demonstrations Taste Japanese cuisine, beer and rare, high-end sake Peruse unique craft, plant and tea vendors Experience traditional …

10:00AM, Sunday, January 12, 2020
Shodo
CALLIGRAPHY MINI WORKSHOP

11:30AM, Saturday, January 18, 2020
($30 workshop fee – $5 material fee)
Omotesenke School
TEA CEREMONY WORKSHOP

1:00PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020
$40
Documentary Film Screening
Kusama: Infinity
Sponsored by JM Family Enterprises

Saturday, January 25, 2020 TIME   7:00pm Discussion By Director Heather Lenz Cost $10 (members $7) Location Morikami Theater   Kusama - Infinity explores artist Yayoi Kusama’s journey from a conservative upbringing in Japan to her brush with fame in America during the 1960s (where she rivaled Andy Warhol for press attention) and concludes with the international fame she has finally achieved within the art world. Now in her 90s, Kusama has spent the last 30 years living in a mental institution in Japan. Kusama - Infinity is a feature documentary about Yayoi Kusama. The film explores Kusama's fierce determination to …

12:00AM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
($7 – $10)
KIMONO CULTURE DEMONSTRATION

11:00AM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
from $5 with paid admission to the museum
Traditional Drum Workshop
THE WAY OF TAIKO: THE HEARTBEAT OF JAPAN

The workshop includes an introduction to the history of taiko. Participants are taught how to understand sounds and movements, i.e., how to connect nature and the meaning of body movement. They become familiar with the way of taiko and drumming techniques. Instruments are provided for you. Sundays, January 26, 2020 | March 8, 2020 (2 sessions offered) TIMES  11:00am—1:00pm or 2:00pm—4:00pm PRICE  $50 LOCATION  Morikami Theater

11:00AM, Sunday, January 26, 2020
from $50
Shibori Indigo Workshop

The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history in Japan. The deep blue colors for which Japanese textiles are celebrated come from the leaves of the tade ai, a plant introduced to Japan from China in the sixth century. Shibori is a Japanese technique of manual resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn various shibori techniques and get a chance to make your own shibori creation. In our October session, make a set of special dinner napkins for your home. Come to our February session …

10:00AM, Saturday, February 1, 2020
($50 (Workshop Fee) – $20 (Material Fee)
Family Fun Day
Family Fun Day: Setsubun
Craft activity for kids of all ages

   

12:00PM, Saturday, February 1, 2020
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, February 2, 2020
($50 – $55)
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
from $80
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, February 5, 2020
($60 – $80)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, February 6, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, February 6, 2020
($55 – $60)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, February 7, 2020
($55 – $60)
Workshop
FUROSHIKI: THE ART OF JAPANESE FABRIC WRAPPING

People have used furoshiki, a square reusable wrapping cloth, since the 16th century in a variety of ways to wrap different sized and shaped objects. Learn how to wrap a wine bottle, a watermelon, books, and make a tote bag from a furoshiki. Each participant will take home the cotton wrap cloth used during this workshop. DATE  Saturday, February 15, 2020   TIME  10:30am - 12:00pm or 1:30pm - 3:00pm LOCATION   Oki Education Center PRICE   $35  Material Fee: $10 (cash payable to the instructor)  

10:30AM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
$35
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
$5
The Art of Bonsai Class

9:00AM, Sunday, February 16, 2020
($81 – $91)
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Wednesday, February 19, 2020
KARESANSUI: RAKING DEMONSTRATION

Karesansui or dry landscape garden, is founded on Zen ideology using carefully composed rock arrangements and gravel or sand.  A karesansui is carefully raked to represent characteristics of water such as currents and waves while boulder arrangements may be interpreted as islands.  Learn about our Late Rock Garden and observe how the raking can be a practice in mindfulness and meditation. COST  FREE with paid admission to the museum TIME  10:30am LOCATION Late Rock Garden Demonstration Dates Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 Friday, Mar. 27, 2020  

10:30AM, Saturday, February 22, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Language Lessons
NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP II
2-Day Workshop

This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop I, it covers Units 2 and 3 of the required textbook and continues with hiragana reading and writing. Required Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition, Kana Version (ISBN-13: 978-1568363851) and Kana Workbook (ISBN-13: 978-1568364018). For further unit descriptions and textbook overview see the syllabus button below.  For questions determining your level, please contact lniven@pbcgov.org. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE Saturdays, 12:00pm–4:00pm Workshop II: February 22 & March 7, 2020 WORKSHOP DETAILS PRICE  $100 LOCATION  Oki Education Center PREREQUISITE  Nihongo Intensive I Workshop or the Nihongo Level I Part 1 Class. *Required …

1:00PM, Saturday, February 22, 2020
from $100
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Friday, February 28, 2020
Guest Artist Workshop
Paper-cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott

Join guest artist Hiromi Moneyhun to create a unique piece of kirie (paper cut) artwork. Be introduced to her intricate style and her inspiration to create her whimsical and bold artwork. Learn special cutting techniques and get the chance to create your own paper cut artwork to take home. In December, participants will create a one-of-a-kind kirie holiday ornament for their home or to gift to someone special. A kyo uchiwa is a type of traditional Japanese paddle fan from Kyoto. The designs that appear in a kyo uchiwa are traditional Japanese scenery, …

10:00AM, Saturday, February 29, 2020
from $60
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
($50 – $55)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL I

10:15AM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL II

11:25AM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL III

12:40PM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
($90 – $100)
NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE - LEVEL IV

1:50PM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
($90 – $100)
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, March 3, 2020
from $80
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, March 4, 2020
($60 – $80)
MORIKAMI GOES...

     

12:00AM, Thursday, March 5, 2020
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, March 5, 2020
($55 – $60)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, March 6, 2020
($55 – $60)
Family Fun Day: Friendship Purikura
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020
from $Free with museum admission
Omotesenke School
TEA CEREMONY WORKSHOP

1:00PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020
$40
Traditional Drum Workshop
THE WAY OF TAIKO: THE HEARTBEAT OF JAPAN

The workshop includes an introduction to the history of taiko. Participants are taught how to understand sounds and movements, i.e., how to connect nature and the meaning of body movement. They become familiar with the way of taiko and drumming techniques. Instruments are provided for you. Sundays, January 26, 2020 | March 8, 2020 (2 sessions offered) TIMES  11:00am—1:00pm or 2:00pm—4:00pm PRICE  $50 LOCATION  Morikami Theater

11:00AM, Sunday, March 8, 2020
from $50
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, March 12, 2020
($50 – $55)
Music Concert
KOKORO: Synchronizing Heart and Mind
Sponsored by the JM Family Enterprises and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott

Friday, March 13, 2020 TIME   7:00pm, museum doors reopen at 6:00pm Cost $35 (members $30) Location Morikami Theater     Join us in an artistic adventure with performers from Japan and Florida united in an evening of dance and musical revelry to join our kokoro. Kokoro in Japanese is used interchangeably to mean the “heart” and “mind.” In Japan there is no separation of the two, compared to the Western notion where the heart and minds act independently of each other. The evening will showcase the unique talents of these artists - from the exhilarating beats of the …

12:00AM, Friday, March 13, 2020
($30 – $35)
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, March 21, 2020
$5
BASICS OF SUSHI WORKSHOP

Sushi has entered the American palate as a cultural influence from Japan.  But do you know what sushi is? Few know that sushi is not actually raw fish, but rice made with a bit of vinegar and sugar. Served with a variety of accompaniments, cooked or raw fish and vegetables, it can take many forms. Participants in this hands-on workshop, led by Mitsutoshi Sekita, sushi chef and owner from a Japanese restaurant in Plantation, Florida will learn cultural information about sushi, how to make sushi, and, of course, enjoy eating the sushi. DATES  Sunday, March …

10:00AM, Sunday, March 22, 2020
from $70
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Wednesday, March 25, 2020
KARESANSUI: RAKING DEMONSTRATION

Karesansui or dry landscape garden, is founded on Zen ideology using carefully composed rock arrangements and gravel or sand.  A karesansui is carefully raked to represent characteristics of water such as currents and waves while boulder arrangements may be interpreted as islands.  Learn about our Late Rock Garden and observe how the raking can be a practice in mindfulness and meditation. COST  FREE with paid admission to the museum TIME  10:30am LOCATION Late Rock Garden Demonstration Dates Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 Friday, Mar. 27, 2020  

10:30AM, Friday, March 27, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Shibori Indigo Workshop

The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history in Japan. The deep blue colors for which Japanese textiles are celebrated come from the leaves of the tade ai, a plant introduced to Japan from China in the sixth century. Shibori is a Japanese technique of manual resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn various shibori techniques and get a chance to make your own shibori creation. In our October session, make a set of special dinner napkins for your home. Come to our February session …

10:00AM, Saturday, March 28, 2020
($50 (Workshop Fee) – $20 (Material Fee)
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, April 1, 2020
($60 – $80)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, April 2, 2020
($55 – $60)
Mori Stories: Kamishibai Folktales
Stories read by our Youth Coordinator.

Time: 1:00pm (Last usually 20-30 minutes) Location: Classroom A (unless otherwise noted) Mori Stories are FREE with paid museum admission No reservations needed Bring the whole family and delve into the world of Japanese folklore or stories through kamishibai paper theater. Join us for a reading of these classic stories and learn more about the celebration of our festivals. Reading starts on the hour with a short related activity to follow. October 3, 2019: George’s Journey Learn about how the Morikami came to be, and why the Lantern Festival is so important. January 2, 2020: How the …

1:00PM, Thursday, April 2, 2020
from $FREE with paid Museum Admission
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, April 3, 2020
($55 – $60)
Hatsume Fair: A One-Of-A-Kind Celebration of Spring

Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5, 2020 from 10am–5pm Celebrating the first bud of spring, Morikami’s largest annual event, Hatsume Fair, transforms the normally tranquil Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival featuring two stages (with taiko drumming, martial arts demos, and our annual costume and fashion show contest), avenues of artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities. Enjoy martial arts demonstrations and taiko drumming shows Experience Japanese games and activities, including Cosplay and fashion contests Peruse avenues of artisan, craft and plant vendors Taste Japanese street fair food vendors Get Involved

10:00AM, Saturday, April 4, 2020
Hatsume Fair: A One-Of-A-Kind Celebration of Spring

Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5, 2020 from 10am–5pm Celebrating the first bud of spring, Morikami’s largest annual event, Hatsume Fair, transforms the normally tranquil Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival featuring two stages (with taiko drumming, martial arts demos, and our annual costume and fashion show contest), avenues of artisan booths, plant sales, Japanese street fair food vendors and children’s activities. Enjoy martial arts demonstrations and taiko drumming shows Experience Japanese games and activities, including Cosplay and fashion contests Peruse avenues of artisan, craft and plant vendors Taste Japanese street fair food vendors Get Involved

10:00AM, Sunday, April 5, 2020
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, April 7, 2020
from $80
Language Lessons
NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP III
2-Day Workshop following NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP II

This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop II, it covers Units 4 and 5 of the required textbook and completes hiragana reading and writing. Required Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition, Kana Version (ISBN-13: 978-1568363851) and Kana Workbook (ISBN-13: 978-1568364018). For further unit descriptions and textbook overview see the syllabus button below.  For questions determining your level, please contact lniven@pbcgov.org. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE Saturdays, 12:00pm–4:00pm Workshop III: April 11 & 25, 2020 WORKSHOP DETAILS PRICE  $100 LOCATION  Oki Education Center PREREQUISITE Nihongo Intensive Workshop II or the Nihongo Level I Part 2 Class *Required …

12:00PM, Saturday, April 11, 2020
$100
Japanese Traditional Instrument
KOTO DEMONSTRATION

12:00PM, Saturday, April 11, 2020
$5
Workshop
Travel to Japan: Intro to Language and Culture

Traveling to Japan?  This one-day workshop (6-hours) will offer you a basic introduction into Japanese language and culture.  Learn how to ask directions or how to order food and much more.  Feel more confident while visiting the Land of the Rising Sun. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE WORKSHOP DETAILS TIME  9:30 am -12:00 pm, break, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Workshop 1  Saturday, October 12, 2019 Workshop 2  Saturday, April 18, 2020 PRICE  $90 per session LOCATION Oki Education Center  

9:30AM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
from $90
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto Class

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome!  CLASS DETAILS PRICE 5-week Session: $155 ($150 members) Class sessions run 5-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. PREREQUISITE *Beginner II courses are for students …

10:30AM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
$5
BASICS OF SUSHI WORKSHOP

Sushi has entered the American palate as a cultural influence from Japan.  But do you know what sushi is? Few know that sushi is not actually raw fish, but rice made with a bit of vinegar and sugar. Served with a variety of accompaniments, cooked or raw fish and vegetables, it can take many forms. Participants in this hands-on workshop, led by Mitsutoshi Sekita, sushi chef and owner from a Japanese restaurant in Plantation, Florida will learn cultural information about sushi, how to make sushi, and, of course, enjoy eating the sushi. DATES  Sunday, March …

10:00AM, Sunday, April 19, 2020
from $70
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, April 19, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, April 23, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, May 1, 2020
($55 – $60)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, May 3, 2020
($50 – $55)
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Ikenobo Class

 

11:00AM, Tuesday, May 5, 2020
from $80
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, May 6, 2020
($60 – $80)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, May 7, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, May 7, 2020
($55 – $60)
Speaker Series
Cultural Encounters: An Exercise in Rethinking Modern, Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Perspective of Asian Migration to the Region
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Friday, May 8, 2020 TIME   1:00pm Discussion By Adriana Ospina Cost FREE (with paid museum admission) Location  Morikami Theater Curator Adriana Ospina explains the process behind putting together the exhibition Cultural Encounters with the aim of explaining how the richness of the multifaceted cultural fabric of Latin America and the Caribbean cannot be fully understood without awareness of the history of Asian migrations to the region, such as that which occurred from Japan, China, India, and Indonesia to host countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Guyana, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Suriname. Adriana Ospina is …

1:00PM, Friday, May 8, 2020
from $FREE with museum admission
Family Fun Day: Mother’s Day Paper Bonsai
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Sunday, May 10, 2020
from $Free with museum admission
THE WAY OF TEA: SADO DEMONSTRATION

 

12:00PM, Saturday, May 16, 2020
$5
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu Class

 

1:30PM, Wednesday, June 3, 2020
($60 – $80)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, June 4, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Thursday, June 4, 2020
($55 – $60)
Sumi-E Ink Painting Floral & Landscape

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means "charcoal drawing" in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. BEGINNERS WELCOME! CLASS DETAILS PRICE 4-week Session: $60 ($55 members) 3-week Session:* $45 ($41 members) Class sessions run 3 …

10:30AM, Friday, June 5, 2020
($55 – $60)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, June 7, 2020
($50 – $55)
Omotesenke School
TEA CEREMONY WORKSHOP

1:00PM, Saturday, June 13, 2020
$40
Family Fun Day: Father’s Day Samurai Sword
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Sunday, June 21, 2020
from $Free with museum admission
Japanese Traditional Music Program
Summer 2020
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott

9:00AM, Monday, June 22, 2020 - 4:00PM
from $250
Japanese Traditional Music Program
Summer 2020
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott

Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Wednesday, July 1, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Thursday, July 2, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Friday, July 3, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Saturday, July 4, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Sunday, July 5, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Monday, July 6, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Make a Tanabata Wish 2020
Activity for kids of all ages

   

10:00AM, Tuesday, July 7, 2020
from $FREE with paid museum admission
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Thursday, July 9, 2020
($50 – $55)
Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for beginners, but you must be able to sit …

10:15AM, Sunday, July 12, 2020
($50 – $55)
Youth Calligraphy: Mini-Workshop

         

11:30AM, Saturday, July 18, 2020
($20 workshop fee – $5 material fee)
Family Fun Day: Bug Origami
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Saturday, August 1, 2020
from $Free with paid museum admission
Youth Workshop - Origami

11:30AM, Saturday, August 8, 2020
from $20
Family Fun Day: Shūbun no Hi
Craft activity for kids of all ages

12:00PM, Saturday, September 12, 2020
from $Free with paid museum admission
Traditional Japanese Instrument
Koto Workshop

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument and how to play it in this one-day introductory workshop. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the workshop. To further your studies on the koto, sign-up for our koto class series or summer guest artist workshops. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE WORKSHOP DETAILS Time 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Workshop 1    Sunday, October 6, 2019 Workshop 2    Saturday, September 26, 2020 PRICE  $50 per session LOCATION  Morikami Theater

10:30AM, Saturday, September 26, 2020
from $50

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