For Adults

Morikami offers a variety of educational programs providing informative and unique experiences in learning Japanese culture through classes, workshops, lectures, family programs, cultural demonstrations, and educational outreach. In addition, gallery talks, discussions, videos and film showings are held in conjunction with the lecture series and exhibits, enhancing and adding a new dimension to the educational programming.

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Morikami offers an assortment of classes taught by experienced instructors in the arts of bonsai, flower arrangement (ikebana), Japanese tea ceremony (sado), Japanese language and other cultural arts.

  • Classes are multiple sessions spread over a few weeks to give the student a more in-depth experience in the area of their choosing.

Visit our classes page for class dates and details, or check the event calendar to see what’s coming up! Don’t forget to check out our terms and conditions before you purchase your class.

Morikami Classes


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Morikami hosts workshops on diverse cultural arts taught by local and guest instructors. Workshops include taiko drumming, Japanese tea ceremony, sushi making, haiku and more. 

  • Workshops are short sessions, usually one or two days) to give the student a more intensive condensed experience in the area of their choosing.

Visit our workshops page for dates and details, or check the event calendar to see what’s coming up! Don’t forget to check out our terms and conditions before you purchase your workshop. 

Morikami Workshops


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Morikami’s Speaker Series focuses on a variety of topics related to Japan’s culture and society. Guest speakers from academic, literary, art and international circles cover exhibit-related and general interest topics focusing on the humanities. Morikami proudly presents its lecture series funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit our Speaker Series page for dates and details, or check the event calendar to see what’s coming up! Don’t forget to check out our terms and conditions before you purchase your seat. 

Morikami Speaker Series


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The Stroll for Well Being program is divided into two tracks. One, a workshop open to the general public, can be found on our workshops page, or on the event calendar. The other is a grant-funded program specifically for non-profit counseling and support group members. Learn more about the program, including application info and dates, on our Stroll For Well-Being page. Don’t forget to check out our terms and conditions before you purchase

Stroll for Well-Being Program

 
Experience Japanese culture in our live demonstrations on select Saturdays throughout the season. Each demonstration offers our visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in Japanese culture. Enjoy sado (tea ceremony), koto (a traditional stringed instrument) and kitsuke (kimono culture).
  • Demonstrations allow you to be a viewer while learning more about the area of your choosing.
Cultural Demonstrations
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