Orchid Weekend

January 7 & 8, 2023

Enjoy a weekend of festivities celebrating our new exhibition!

Orchid Lecture | Family Fun Craft Activity | Orchid Vendors | Orchid Demonstrations & Student Exhibition | Kokedama & Botanical Jewelry Workshop | Koto Recital


Orchid Lecture
Saturday, January 7, 2023 & Sunday, January 8, 2023

Time: 1:00pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Lady Vanda Orchid Tent

Serena Roman will be giving a talk on The Cultivation of Vandaceous Orchids

FEATURING VENDORS FROM ACROSS THE STATE

*Serena Roman from Lady Vanda Orchids will be discussing the Cultivation of Vandaceous Orchids by her booth. Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 pm


Ikebana: Flower Arranging Demonstrations
Saturday, January 7, 2023

Time: 12:00pm (Ikenobo School) & 2:30pm (Sogetsu School)
Cost: $5 (with paid museum admission)
Location: Morikami Theater

Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various different schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. Dating back to the 15th century, the Ikenobo School is the oldest and most traditional. The Sogetsu School focuses on contemporary three-dimensional flower sculptures that show one’s creativity and individuality.

Observe the beauty and art of Japanese flower arranging by Ikenobo instructor, Kaoru Vrana, and Sogetsu instructor, Chieko Mihori. View the Ikebana Student Exhibition at the Yamato-kan this weekend only! Admire the beautiful arrangements with orchids by the Morikami Ikebana students.

For Ikebana classes click the following links:
Ikenobo
Sogetsu

PURCHASE IKEBANA DEMONSTRATION TICKETS

Ikenobo arrangement

Sogetsu arrangement

 


Kokedama & Botanical Jewelry WorkshopSaturday, January 7th, 2023

 

The Japanese art of growing plants in a moss-covered ball of soil.

Kokedama is the Japanese art of growing plants in a moss-covered ball of soil. It is wrapped with string and contains an ornamental plant growing inside. These beautiful and decorative plants bring an organic and natural touch to planting orchids, succulents, and other ornamental plants.

Time: 2 sessions are offered

  • Session 1: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Session 2: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Price: $60*
Material Fee: ($30 cash payable to the instructor)
Location: Oki Education Center

*Pre-Registration is required.

REGISTER HERE

 

 


Family Fun Day: Orchid Galore
Saturday, January 7th, 2023

Time: 11am – 3pm
Location:  Sakai Room
All Family Fun Days are FREE* with paid admission
No reservations needed

Celebrate orchids at the Morikami by making an orchid chigiri-e (Japanese paper collage) style.

Virtual Orchid Galore Activity will be available here.

Celebrate orchids at home by making your own 3D orchid made out of paper.

FAMILY FUN DAY CALENDAR

 


Koto New Year Recital
Sunday, January 8, 2023

Time: 12:00pm  & 2:30pm
Cost: $5 (with paid museum admission)
Location: Morikami Theater

Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries.

Start the New Year with a delightful concert with this exquisite instrument performed by koto teacher Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton and her Morikami students.

For Koto classes click here.

PURCHASE RECITAL TICKETS

Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton

Koto Students

 

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