Morikami in July

With summer in full bloom, take a break from all the stress of life and make the most of all Morikami has to offer this July! Dive into family fun, hands-on activities, dance classes and events all month long!

Make a Tanabata Wish

Thursday, July 2 – Thursday July 9 | 10:00am-5:00pm

Morikami is making all your wishes come true this July during Tanabata, also known as the Japanese Star Festival! Take part in the ancient tradition by writing a wish for the future on colorful strips of paper and hanging them on our bamboo trees! FREE with paid museum admission.

Intermediate & Advanced Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu School

Fridays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 | 1:30pm-3:30pm

Have some free time on Fridays? Morikami is offering a 4-week session for advanced Ikebana students this month. Students will expand on their existing knowledge of the principles and styles of the contemporary Sogetsu School and make beautiful fresh flower arrangements to take home and enjoy!

Sushi & Stroll

Friday, July 10 | 5:30pm-8:30pm

Join us as our third Sushi & Stroll event of the year rolls on! Don’t miss out on the introduction of a new menu featuring signature S+S Bento Boxes during an evening to remember at Morikami. Purchase your tickets early and save!

Bon Odori Dance Workshop

Saturday, July 11 & 25 | 10:30am-12:30pm

Do you like to dance? If so, you’re in luck, as Morikami is offering two Bon Odori workshops in July! Participants will learn the choreography of this lively dance, which welcomes the visiting spirits of loved ones to participate during their brief annual visit to our world. Advanced registration is required for participants ages 7 and up.

Robot Day

Saturday, July 18 | 10:00am-5:00pm

In conjunction with our new exhibition, Japan’s Robot Kingdom, we invite kids (and adults) of all ages to join us for a fun-filled day of robot-inspired activities, crafts, games and more! All activities are FREE with paid museum admission.

For more information on these or any of our programs, visit the event calendar, or browse the site using the search function. We look forward to seeing you all month long!

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