Hatsume Fair: A One-Of-A-Kind Celebration of Spring

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 …

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Oshogatsu: A New Years Celebration

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 …

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Paper Lantern Craft

Family Fun Day Paper Lantern Craft 12:00PM, Saturday, August 3, 2019 Google iCalendar from $Free with museum admission

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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World Bonsai Day

World Bonsai Day Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 10am-5pm   10:00AM, Saturday, May 11, 2019 Google iCalendar

2019 Annual Meeting & Year-In-Review

2019 Annual Meeting & Year-In-Review The Morikami, Inc. Board of Trustees invites you to join us as we mark the accomplishments of the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens over the past year, recognize our supporters and elect new trustees. Your vote matters! Complimentary. By invite only for current Morikami Members. RSVP by March 19 by phone at 561.233.1314 or by clicking below: Click to RSVP 5:30PM, Thursday, March 21, 2019 Google iCalendar

Member Appreciation Weekend

Member Appreciation Weekend Happening All Weekend Charles Albert Jewelry Trunk Show Friday–Sunday | 11:00am–4:00pm Exquisite handcrafted jewelry with unusual, high quality stones from around the world! Saturday and Sunday meet designer Charles Albert! Japanese Gardens 101 Friday–Sunday | 11:30am and 2:30pm Docent-led discussion through one of the gardens in Roji-en: Gardens of the Drops of Dew. Gallery Tours Friday–Sunday | 1:30pm and 3:30pm Docent-led gallery tour through our current exhibitions. 10:00AM, Friday, March 15, 2019 Google iCalendar 10:00AM, Saturday, March 16, 2019 Google iCalendar 10:00AM, Sunday, March 17, 2019 Google iCalendar

The Spirit of Japanese Craftsmanship (Kogei) and Tea Ceremony

Sponsored by the Japanese Consulate in Miami The Spirit of Japanese Craftsmanship (Kogei) and Tea Ceremony Lecture By Japanese Pottery Artist OHI TOSHIO CHOZAEMON XI Join Mr. Ohi as he discusses ideas behind Japanese pottery art and how spirituality and culture influence Japanese craftsmanship (kogei こうげい) as well it’s relation to the tea ceremony. Date:  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Time:  3:30 pm Price: FREE with paid museum admission Location: Morikami Theater     Mr. Toshio Ohi, Chozaemon XI is the 11th generation head of his family’s lineage of potters known for a type of “Raku Yaki”. Besides …

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Mori Stories: Kamishibai Folktales

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 …

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Magatama Necklace

Family Fun Day Magatama Necklace     12:00PM, Saturday, September 7, 2019 Google iCalendar from $FREE with paid Museum Admission