Paper-cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun

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 …

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Travel to Japan: Intro to Language and Culture

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 Google …

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KOKORO: Synchronizing Heart and Mind

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 …

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Kite Flying Fun for Everyone at Morikami Museum and Gardens

Learn how to make and then fly a kite. Kite Flying Fun for Everyone at Morikami Museum and Gardens All ages and abilities are welcome to attend. Join a workshop, bring your own kite or just watch and enjoy the fun!    “Father’s Day Weekend”  Saturday, June 15, 2019 & Sunday, June 16, 2019 There are hundreds of kinds of kites in Japan, with each region of the country having their own, specific style of traditional kites. Join us in the tradition by flying your own kite or making your own in …

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Educational Programming Registration Opens

Educational Programming Registration Opens Click on the Cultural Program Tab on our website to view all of our offerings.  Special programs includes: films, lecture and presentations. 12:01AM, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Google iCalendar

Guest Artist Workshop: Bamboo Basket-Making Workshop

Guest Artist Workshop: Bamboo Basket-Making Workshop Sponsored by JM Family Enterprises & Residence Inn by Marriott Boca Raton Saturday, February 9, 2019 WORKSHOP DETAILS Cost: $50 (SOLD OUT) Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Oki Education Center Material Fee: $20 (cash payable to the instructor) *Required Materials to Bring With You: small garden/pruning shears, a pair of non-heavy duty pliers for wire work, and a spray water bottle. (Registration required)         Learn the art of bamboo basket making from a master bamboo craftsman, Akihiro Mashimo, from Kyoto, Japan in this hands-on …

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Guest Artist Workshop: Japanese Lacquerware (Urushi) Workshop

Guest Artist Workshop: Japanese Lacquerware (Urushi) Workshop DATE: Saturday, December 8, 2018    COST: $60 TIME: 10:00am-1:00pm or 2:00pm-5:00pm (2 sessions offered) LOCATION: Oki Education Center Material Fee: $20 (cash payable to the instructor) (Advance registration required) Materials to bring with you:  a pencil and an apron Suggested to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Join Suzanne Ross on a journey through Japan’s history and learn about the roots of urushi (Japanese lacquerware) in Japanese culture, how this exotic material is extracted, and its use in traditional arts. Students will learn how to make decorative …

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Stone Carving Techniques Workshop (Professional Workshop)

Stone Carving Techniques Workshop (Professional Workshop) Sponsored by JM Family Enterprises & Residence Inn by Marriott Boca Raton MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Takaaki Saida is a fifth generation stone smith who preserves his family tradition that has been passed down for generations. He uses classic stone-smith techniques and additionally collaborates with modern architects and artists in various fields. Saida is the owner of Saida Sekizai and is a certified Traditional Craftsman in Traditional Stone-masonry in Japan.   2:30PM, Monday, February 11, 2019 Google iCalendar from $80

Shibori Indigo Workshop

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 …

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