Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health threat, we are suspending public programs scheduled from March 16 through September 30, 2020. Morikami will continue to reevaluate and reassess as information about the virus and its impact on public health is presented.
Not all kimono are created equal! Learn about traditional styles of kimono, with their rich culture, seasonal subtleties, and symbolic nuances. Observe a demonstration on how to properly put on and wear a kimono. Learn about the elegance of the formal kimono with its exquisite designs and finery worn to attend weddings, parties, special celebrations, and holidays.
- Saturday, January 25, 2020
- 11:00am, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm
- Tea House
- $5 with paid museum admission, tickets are sold on the day of the event on a first come, first served basis
Individual reservations are not necessary but reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Please call 561-233-1367 to reserve. Tickets for reserved groups will be held up to 10 minutes before the start of the demonstration, after which they will be sold.
Yukatas (浴衣) are a casual version of the kimono worn throughout the hot months. They are usually made from cotton or a synthetic fabric, wrapped around the body and secured with a sash (obi). Since yukatas are much lighter and cooler than a kimono and have become super popular to wear at a summer festival.