Sogetsu Classes

Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, January 20, 2020
Lobby
Martin Luther King Day — Closed
Kimono Culture Demonstration
Not all kimono are created equal! Learn about traditional styles of kimono, with their rich culture, seasonal subtleties, and symbolic nuances. Observe a demonstration on how to properly put on and wear a kimono. Learn about the elegance of the formal kimono with its exquisite designs and finery worn to attend weddings, parties, special celebrations, and holidays.
11:00AM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
Tea House
Kimono Culture Demonstration
Not all kimono are created equal! Learn about traditional styles of kimono, with their rich culture, seasonal subtleties, and symbolic nuances. Observe a demonstration on how to properly put on and wear a kimono. Learn about the elegance of the formal kimono with its exquisite designs and finery worn to attend weddings, parties, special celebrations, and holidays.
1:30PM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
Tea House
Kimono Culture Demonstration
Not all kimono are created equal! Learn about traditional styles of kimono, with their rich culture, seasonal subtleties, and symbolic nuances. Observe a demonstration on how to properly put on and wear a kimono. Learn about the elegance of the formal kimono with its exquisite designs and finery worn to attend weddings, parties, special celebrations, and holidays.
3:00PM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
Tea House
Available to Wisdom Ring Members Only
Wisdom Ring Dinner & Film: Kusama - Infinity
Wisdom Ring Dinner with Kusama’s Director, Writer, Producer and Editor: Heather Lenz

Dinner on the Cornell Café terrace followed by Kusama - Infinity: The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama. *Dinner and Film $40pp (bento box, wine or sake, dessert and film ticket). To reserve your place call 561-233-1316 or email: ssamuels@pbcgov.org

5:00PM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
Cornell Cafe
Dinner
Available to Wisdom Ring Members Only
Wisdom Ring Dinner & Film: Kusama - Infinity
Wisdom Ring Dinner with Kusama’s Director, Writer, Producer and Editor: Heather Lenz

Dinner on the Cornell Café terrace followed by Kusama - Infinity: The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama. *Dinner and Film $40pp (bento box, wine or sake, dessert and film ticket). To reserve your place call 561-233-1316 or email: ssamuels@pbcgov.org

7:00PM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
Morikami Theater
Film
Documentary Film and Director Q&A
Kusama: Infinity
Sponsored by JM Family Enterprises

7:00PM, Saturday, January 25, 2020
Morikami Theater
Member ticket price $7
Hands with sticks beating drums
The Way Of Taiko: The Heartbeat Of Japan 2020
Traditional Drum Workshop
The workshop includes an introduction to the history of taiko. Participants are taught how to understand sounds and movements, i.e., how to connect nature and the meaning of body movement. They become familiar with the way of taiko and drumming techniques. Instruments are provided for you.
11:00AM, Sunday, January 26, 2020
Morikami Theater
Hands with sticks beating drums
The Way Of Taiko: The Heartbeat Of Japan 2020
Traditional Drum Workshop
The workshop includes an introduction to the history of taiko. Participants are taught how to understand sounds and movements, i.e., how to connect nature and the meaning of body movement. They become familiar with the way of taiko and drumming techniques. Instruments are provided for you.
2:00PM, Sunday, January 26, 2020
Morikami Theater
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, January 27, 2020
Lobby
Our most popular and important Wisdom Ring Event!
Annual Selection for the Collection Reception
Available to Wisdom Ring Members Only

Join Chief Curator, Tamara Joy as she introduces works of art we would like to add to our permanent collection. Help vote on these art acquisitions. Evening will include dinner and dessert. Make your vote count! Location: Broken Sound Country Club –*Complimentary for Wisdom Ring members. *Please give 7 days notice if you have to …

6:00PM, Friday, January 31, 2020
Off-site
This event will take place at Broken Sound Country Club in Boca Raton.
Dyed fabric drying on a line
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 our February session and make a shibori scarf for your wardrobe or for a special someone. In March, cook in style by making your own shibori apron to wear.
10:00AM, Saturday, February 1, 2020
Oki Education Center
This workshop is SOLD OUT.

Join the waitlist in case a space opens. Email Lisa Niven at lniven@pbcgov.org Your name and phone number along with the waitlist you want to be added to.
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Setsubun
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.
Held every February, Setsubun welcomes the arrival of spring and brings good luck for the New Year. Make a felt sushi roll, an ehomaki, traditionally eaten during Setsubun.
12:00PM, Saturday, February 1, 2020
Classroom A
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
10:15AM, Sunday, February 2, 2020
Tea House
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Intermediate Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
1:00PM, Sunday, February 2, 2020
Tea House
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, February 3, 2020
Lobby
Pink flowers in metal vases
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Ikenobo Class
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. Students in this course learn the basic principles and style of Ikenobo, creating fresh flower arrangements each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners welcome!
11:00AM, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Oki Education Center
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Sogetsu Class
Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various different schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. The Sogetsu School is a contemporary school which focuses on the creativity and individuality of ikebana. The idea is that ikebana can be done by anyone, anywhere, with almost anything. Students will learn the basics of Sogetsu and create pieces each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners and Intermediate students welcome!
1:30PM, Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Oki Education Center
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Thursdays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.
10:15AM, Thursday, February 6, 2020
Tea House
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral (Thursday Beginner's)
Thursday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Thursday, February 6, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Friday, February 7, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Sumi-e mountain range
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Landscape
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
1:30PM, Friday, February 7, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Closing Early

In an effort to prepare for our Moon Over Morikami Gala event this evening, we will be closing at 3:00 pm. Moon Over Morikami  

3:00PM, Saturday, February 8, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Moon Over Morikami Banner
Moon Over Morikami Gala 2020

On February 8, 2020 spend an exceptional evening beneath the moon at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens where the night’s proceeds will benefit Morikami’s 4Es: Exhibitions, Expansion, Educational & Emotional wellness programs. The evening will feature fabulous food, wine and sake, dancing to the energetic music of Libido, Miami’s premier live band, show stopping items …

6:30PM, Saturday, February 8, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, February 10, 2020
Lobby
Morikami Book Club
Open to all Morikami Members

Join Wisdom Ring member Christine Carton and fellow Morikami members as they start their new season of exciting book reading! The group meets in Classroom A and orders lunch from the café.  For more information please email Christine Carton at christinec@gate.net. October 16 Hiroshima Boy by Naomi Hirahara -  a Prolific writer, Received the  Edgar Award –winning Author of …

12:00PM, Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Classroom A
Fabric Wrapped Box
The Art Of Japanese Fabric Wrapping
Furoshiki Workshop
People have used furoshiki, a square reusable wrapping cloth, since the 16th century in a variety of ways to wrap different sized and shaped objects. Learn how to wrap a wine bottle, a watermelon, books, and make a tote bag from a furoshiki. Each participant will take home the cotton wrap cloth used during this workshop.
10:30AM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
Oki Education Center
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
12:00PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
Tea House
Fabric Wrapped Box
The Art Of Japanese Fabric Wrapping
Furoshiki Workshop
People have used furoshiki, a square reusable wrapping cloth, since the 16th century in a variety of ways to wrap different sized and shaped objects. Learn how to wrap a wine bottle, a watermelon, books, and make a tote bag from a furoshiki. Each participant will take home the cotton wrap cloth used during this workshop.
1:30PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
Oki Education Center
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
1:30PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
3:00PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020
Tea House
hand pruning bonsai
The Art of Bonsai
Bonsai means “a tree in a tray.” The art of bonsai creates the illusion of age and maturity of a tree which has developed and sustained the effects of nature for many years. Students of bonsai learn to artfully trim and train a tree in a container. Beginners and Intermediate Students welcome!
9:00AM, Sunday, February 16, 2020
Oki Education Center
Intermediate Class

This Session is SOLD OUT.

Join the waitlist in case a space opens. Email Lisa Niven at lniven@pbcgov.org Your name and phone number along with the waitlist you want to be added to.
hand pruning bonsai
The Art of Bonsai
Bonsai means “a tree in a tray.” The art of bonsai creates the illusion of age and maturity of a tree which has developed and sustained the effects of nature for many years. Students of bonsai learn to artfully trim and train a tree in a container. Beginners and Intermediate Students welcome!
1:00PM, Sunday, February 16, 2020
Oki Education Center
Beginners Class

This Session is SOLD OUT.

Join the waitlist in case a space opens. Email Lisa Niven at lniven@pbcgov.org Your name and phone number along with the waitlist you want to be added to.
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, February 17, 2020
Lobby
President\\\'s Day — Closed
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Intermediate
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
10:30AM, Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Morikami Theater
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

11:00AM, Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

1:30PM, Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Karesansui Raking Demonstration
Karesansui or dry landscape garden, is founded on Zen ideology using carefully composed rock arrangements and gravel or sand. A karesansui is carefully raked to represent characteristics of water such as currents and waves while boulder arrangements may be interpreted as islands. Learn about our Late Rock Garden and observe how the raking can be a practice in mindfulness and meditation.
10:30AM, Saturday, February 22, 2020
Morikami Gardens
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

11:00AM, Saturday, February 22, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Language Lessons
Nihongo: Japanese Intensive Workshop II
2-Day Workshop
This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop I, it covers Units 2 and 3 of the required textbook and continues with hiragana reading and writing.
12:00PM, Saturday, February 22, 2020
Classroom A
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

1:30PM, Saturday, February 22, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Film Screening
Welcome To The Space Show
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

A film by Kōji Masunari & Masaaki Yuasa Run Time: 53 min. Release Date 2019 Rating: Not Rated It seems like just another lazy summer is in store for Amane and her older cousin Natsuki. Lolling about the Japanese countryside, the days are blithe and boundless. But boredom quickly vanishes when they find an injured dog in the woods …

11:00AM, Sunday, February 23, 2020
Morikami Theater
Dubbed in English. (Children ages 3 and under free)
Film Screening
Welcome To The Space Show
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

A film by Kōji Masunari & Masaaki Yuasa Run Time: 53 min. Release Date 2019 Rating: Not Rated It seems like just another lazy summer is in store for Amane and her older cousin Natsuki. Lolling about the Japanese countryside, the days are blithe and boundless. But boredom quickly vanishes when they find an injured dog in the woods …

2:00PM, Sunday, February 23, 2020
Morikami Theater
In Japanese, subtitled in English. (Children ages 3 and under free)
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, February 24, 2020
Lobby
Paper-cut fans
Guest Artist Workshops
Paper-Cutting With Hiromi Moneyhun Workshops
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.
10:00AM, Saturday, February 29, 2020
Oki Education Center
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Beginners II
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
10:30AM, Saturday, February 29, 2020
Morikami Theater
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Beginners I
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
1:00PM, Saturday, February 29, 2020
Morikami Theater
Paper-cut fans
Guest Artist Workshops
Paper-Cutting With Hiromi Moneyhun Workshops
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.
1:30PM, Saturday, February 29, 2020
Oki Education Center
Introduction to Japanese
Nihongo: Level 1
This preliminary level introduces basic survival Japanese, grammar, and hiragana writing and reading. Topics include, but are not limited to, meeting people, shopping, and dining. Each level has 3 parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) which should be taken sequentially before you can move on to the next level.
10:15AM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Classroom A
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
10:15AM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Tea House
Introduction to Japanese
Nihongo: Level 2
This level includes more expressions and sentence structures and introduces katakana reading and writing. Topics include, but are not limited to, visiting a Japanese home, business, and socializing. Each level has 3 parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) which should be taken sequentially before you can move on to the next level.
11:25AM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Classroom A
Introduction to Japanese
Nihongo: Level 3
This level introduces kanji and starts with a review of hiragana and katakana. Part 1 focuses on reading and writing kanji before moving into the textbook in Part 2. Topics include, but are not limited to, planning a trip, talking about past experiences, and getting advice. Part 1-3 sessions of each level should be taken sequentially as a series. Each level has 3 parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) which should be taken sequentially before you can move on to the next level.
12:40PM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Classroom A
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Intermediate Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
1:00PM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Tea House
Introduction to Japanese
Nihongo: Level 4
This concluding level uses more complex sentence structure and introduces new kanji and a review of kanji from previous levels. Topics and grammar points include, but are not limited to, using quotations, expressing potentiality, and making hypothetical statements. Each level has 3 parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) which should be taken sequentially before you can move on to the next level.
1:50PM, Sunday, March 1, 2020
Classroom A
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, March 2, 2020
Lobby
Pink flowers in metal vases
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Ikenobo Class
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. Students in this course learn the basic principles and style of Ikenobo, creating fresh flower arrangements each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners welcome!
11:00AM, Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Oki Education Center
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Sogetsu Class
Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various different schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. The Sogetsu School is a contemporary school which focuses on the creativity and individuality of ikebana. The idea is that ikebana can be done by anyone, anywhere, with almost anything. Students will learn the basics of Sogetsu and create pieces each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners and Intermediate students welcome!
1:30PM, Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Oki Education Center
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral (Thursday Beginner's)
Thursday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Thursday, March 5, 2020
Oki Education Center
3-week session
Morikami Goes to Portland

A magnificent tour of Portland’s gardens, museums and culinary explorations await those seeking to broaden their cultural horizons. This five day, four night trip includes visits to some of Portland’s most notable stops, including: The Portland Japanese Gardens (private tour) The Lan Su Chinese Gardens (private tour) The Samaritan Gardens of Lebanon, Oregon (guided tour provided …

7:00PM, Thursday, March 5, 2020
Off-site
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Friday, March 6, 2020
Oki Education Center
3-week session
Sumi-e mountain range
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Landscape
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
1:30PM, Friday, March 6, 2020
Oki Education Center
3-week session
Language Lessons
Nihongo: Japanese Intensive Workshop II
2-Day Workshop
This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop I, it covers Units 2 and 3 of the required textbook and continues with hiragana reading and writing.
12:00PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020
Classroom A
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Friendship Purikura
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.
Purikura is a Japanese photo booth, where friends take customizable photos with many types of effects. Come get your photo taken and decorate your postcard-sized purikura to take home.
12:00PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020
Classroom A
Tea ceremony
Omotesenke School
Sado: Tea Ceremony Workshop
This workshop teaches the basics of sadō – The Way of Tea – necessary to understand the aesthetics of sadō and to fully enjoy the tea ceremony itself. Participants become familiar with how to participate as a guest, how to make a bowl of tea, and serve it.
1:30PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020
Tea House
Hands with sticks beating drums
The Way Of Taiko: The Heartbeat Of Japan 2020
Traditional Drum Workshop
The workshop includes an introduction to the history of taiko. Participants are taught how to understand sounds and movements, i.e., how to connect nature and the meaning of body movement. They become familiar with the way of taiko and drumming techniques. Instruments are provided for you.
11:00AM, Sunday, March 8, 2020
Morikami Theater
Hands with sticks beating drums
The Way Of Taiko: The Heartbeat Of Japan 2020
Traditional Drum Workshop
The workshop includes an introduction to the history of taiko. Participants are taught how to understand sounds and movements, i.e., how to connect nature and the meaning of body movement. They become familiar with the way of taiko and drumming techniques. Instruments are provided for you.
2:00PM, Sunday, March 8, 2020
Morikami Theater
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, March 9, 2020
Lobby
Morikami Goes to Portland

A magnificent tour of Portland’s gardens, museums and culinary explorations await those seeking to broaden their cultural horizons. This five day, four night trip includes visits to some of Portland’s most notable stops, including: The Portland Japanese Gardens (private tour) The Lan Su Chinese Gardens (private tour) The Samaritan Gardens of Lebanon, Oregon (guided tour provided …

7:00PM, Monday, March 9, 2020
Off-site
Morikami Book Club
Open to all Morikami Members

Join Wisdom Ring member Christine Carton and fellow Morikami members as they start their new season of exciting book reading! The group meets in Classroom A and orders lunch from the café.  For more information please email Christine Carton at christinec@gate.net. October 16 Hiroshima Boy by Naomi Hirahara -  a Prolific writer, Received the  Edgar Award –winning Author of …

12:00PM, Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Classroom A
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Thursdays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.
10:15AM, Thursday, March 12, 2020
Tea House
Music Concert
KOKORO: Synchronizing Heart and Mind
Sponsored by the JM Family Enterprises and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott

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 the heart and minds act …

7:00PM, Friday, March 13, 2020
Morikami Theater
Member ticket price $30
Member Appreciation Weekend

  Members save 20% on all regular priced merchandise including trunk show.  Trunk Show: Charles Albert Jewelry

10:00PM, Friday, March 13, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Member Appreciation Weekend

  Members save 20% on all regular priced merchandise including trunk show.  Trunk Show: Charles Albert Jewelry

10:00PM, Saturday, March 14, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Member Appreciation Weekend

  Members save 20% on all regular priced merchandise including trunk show.  Trunk Show: Charles Albert Jewelry

10:00PM, Sunday, March 15, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, March 16, 2020
Lobby
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

11:00AM, Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Season Closing Reception
Annual Wisdom Ring Recognition
Available to Wisdom Ring Members Only

Join us as we say thank you for your support throughout the year! Sit-down dinner at the Museum with private viewing of newly purchased acquisitions.

6:30PM, Friday, March 20, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

11:00AM, Saturday, March 21, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
12:00PM, Saturday, March 21, 2020
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
1:30PM, Saturday, March 21, 2020
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
3:00PM, Saturday, March 21, 2020
Tea House
Hands Rolling Sushi
Basics Of Sushi Workshop
Sushi has entered the American palate as a cultural influence from Japan. But do you know what sushi is? Few know that sushi is not actually raw fish, but rice made with a bit of vinegar and sugar. Served with a variety of accompaniments, cooked or raw fish and vegetables, it can take many forms. Participants in this hands-on workshop, led by Mitsutoshi Sekita, sushi chef and owner from a Japanese restaurant in Plantation, Florida will learn cultural information about sushi, how to make sushi, and, of course, enjoy eating the sushi.
10:00AM, Sunday, March 22, 2020
Oki Education Center
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, March 23, 2020
Lobby
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Intermediate
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
10:30AM, Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Morikami Theater
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

11:00PM, Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Karesansui Raking Demonstration
Karesansui or dry landscape garden, is founded on Zen ideology using carefully composed rock arrangements and gravel or sand. A karesansui is carefully raked to represent characteristics of water such as currents and waves while boulder arrangements may be interpreted as islands. Learn about our Late Rock Garden and observe how the raking can be a practice in mindfulness and meditation.
10:30AM, Friday, March 27, 2020
Morikami Gardens
Dyed fabric drying on a line
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 our February session and make a shibori scarf for your wardrobe or for a special someone. In March, cook in style by making your own shibori apron to wear.
10:00AM, Saturday, March 28, 2020
Oki Education Center
This workshop is SOLD OUT.

Join the waitlist in case a space opens. Email Lisa Niven at lniven@pbcgov.org Your name and phone number along with the waitlist you want to be added to.
Stroll For Well-Being Meetings

The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program provides a full year of unlimited visits to Morikami, for participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace and serenity of the gardens. For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated Stroll for Well-Being Program page. Stroll For Well-Being Program Page Registration is now full, contact …

1:30PM, Saturday, March 28, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, March 30, 2020
Lobby
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral (Thursday Beginner's)
Thursday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Thursday, April 2, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Mori Stories: Kamishibai Folktales
Craft activity for kids of all ages
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.
1:00PM, Thursday, April 2, 2020
Classroom A
The Old Man Who Made the Trees Bloom
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Friday, April 3, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Sumi-e mountain range
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Landscape
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
1:30PM, Friday, April 3, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Hatsume Fair: A One-of-a-Kind Celebration of Spring

For More Information, please visit the dedicated Hatsume Fair: A One-of-a-Kind Celebration of Spring landing page or any of the festivals' detail pages:  

10:00AM, Saturday, April 4, 2020
Morikami Festival Grounds
Hatsume Fair: A One-of-a-Kind Celebration of Spring

For More Information, please visit the dedicated Hatsume Fair: A One-of-a-Kind Celebration of Spring landing page or any of the festivals' detail pages:  

10:00AM, Sunday, April 5, 2020
Morikami Festival Grounds
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, April 6, 2020
Lobby
Pink flowers in metal vases
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Ikenobo Class
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. Students in this course learn the basic principles and style of Ikenobo, creating fresh flower arrangements each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners welcome!
11:00AM, Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Oki Education Center
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Sogetsu Class
Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various different schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. The Sogetsu School is a contemporary school which focuses on the creativity and individuality of ikebana. The idea is that ikebana can be done by anyone, anywhere, with almost anything. Students will learn the basics of Sogetsu and create pieces each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners and Intermediate students welcome!
1:30PM, Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Oki Education Center
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Thursdays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.
10:15AM, Thursday, April 9, 2020
Tea House
Language Lessons
Nihongo: Japanese Intensive Workshop III
2-Day Workshop
This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop II, it covers Units 4 and 5 of the required textbook and completes hiragana reading and writing.
12:00PM, Saturday, April 11, 2020
Classroom A
Koto Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Instrument
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan and China in the 7th-8th century. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument, and listen to its captivating and tranquil sounds demonstrated  by koto teacher, Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton.
12:00PM, Saturday, April 11, 2020
Tea House
Koto Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Instrument
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan and China in the 7th-8th century. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument, and listen to its captivating and tranquil sounds demonstrated  by koto teacher, Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton.
1:30PM, Saturday, April 11, 2020
Tea House
Koto Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Instrument
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan and China in the 7th-8th century. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument, and listen to its captivating and tranquil sounds demonstrated  by koto teacher, Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton.
3:00PM, Saturday, April 11, 2020
Tea House
Easter Sunday — Closed

The Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens are closed today in observance of Easter Sunday. We will reopen to the general public Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 10:00 am.

10:00AM, Sunday, April 12, 2020
Lobby
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, April 13, 2020
Lobby
Morikami Book Club
Open to all Morikami Members

Join Wisdom Ring member Christine Carton and fellow Morikami members as they start their new season of exciting book reading! The group meets in Classroom A and orders lunch from the café.  For more information please email Christine Carton at christinec@gate.net. October 16 Hiroshima Boy by Naomi Hirahara -  a Prolific writer, Received the  Edgar Award –winning Author of …

12:00PM, Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Classroom A
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.
9:30AM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Oki Education Center
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Beginners II
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
10:30AM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Morikami Theater
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
12:00PM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Tea House
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Beginners I
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
1:00PM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Morikami Theater
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
1:30PM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
3:00PM, Saturday, April 18, 2020
Tea House
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
10:15AM, Sunday, April 19, 2020
Tea House
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Intermediate Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
1:00PM, Sunday, April 19, 2020
Tea House
Hands Rolling Sushi
Basics Of Sushi Workshop
Sushi has entered the American palate as a cultural influence from Japan. But do you know what sushi is? Few know that sushi is not actually raw fish, but rice made with a bit of vinegar and sugar. Served with a variety of accompaniments, cooked or raw fish and vegetables, it can take many forms. Participants in this hands-on workshop, led by Mitsutoshi Sekita, sushi chef and owner from a Japanese restaurant in Plantation, Florida will learn cultural information about sushi, how to make sushi, and, of course, enjoy eating the sushi.
10:00PM, Sunday, April 19, 2020
Oki Education Center
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, April 20, 2020
Lobby
Film Series
Shoplifters
Sponsored by JM Family Enterprises

7:00PM, Friday, April 24, 2020
Morikami Theater
Member ticket price $5
Language Lessons
Nihongo: Japanese Intensive Workshop III
2-Day Workshop
This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop II, it covers Units 4 and 5 of the required textbook and completes hiragana reading and writing.
12:00PM, Saturday, April 25, 2020
Classroom A
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, April 27, 2020
Lobby
fingers on koto
Japanese Traditional Music
Koto: Intermediate
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn about the history, culture and techniques in how to play this exquisite instrument in this 5-week course. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the class. *Beginner II courses are for students with prior experience or have taken Beginner I courses.  Beginners and intermediate students are welcome! 
10:30AM, Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Morikami Theater
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Friday, May 1, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Sumi-e mountain range
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Landscape
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
1:30PM, Friday, May 1, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
10:15AM, Sunday, May 3, 2020
Tea House
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Intermediate Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
1:00PM, Sunday, May 3, 2020
Tea House
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, May 4, 2020
Lobby
Pink flowers in metal vases
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Ikenobo Class
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. Students in this course learn the basic principles and style of Ikenobo, creating fresh flower arrangements each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners welcome!
11:00AM, Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Oki Education Center
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Sogetsu Class
Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various different schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. The Sogetsu School is a contemporary school which focuses on the creativity and individuality of ikebana. The idea is that ikebana can be done by anyone, anywhere, with almost anything. Students will learn the basics of Sogetsu and create pieces each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners and Intermediate students welcome!
1:30PM, Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Oki Education Center
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Thursdays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.
10:15AM, Thursday, May 7, 2020
Tea House
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral (Thursday Beginner's)
Thursday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Thursday, May 7, 2020
Oki Education Center
3-week session
Exhibition Preview Reception
Open to Supporting level Members (Netsuke and above)

Cultural Encounters:  Featuring 70 works of art, historical photographs, documents and video interviews with 20th and 21st century artists providing context in understanding the complex and multifaceted nature of cultural diversity in modern Latin American and Caribbean societies.

6:00PM, Thursday, May 7, 2020
Morikami Galleries
Member’s Preview Day of Cultural Encounters

Complimentary for Members and their guests who are included as part of their membership level Curator-led tours at 11:00am and 2:00pm20% discount at the cafe

10:00AM, Friday, May 8, 2020
Morikami Galleries
Speaker Series
Cultural Encounters: An Exercise in Rethinking Modern, Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Perspective of Asian Migration to the Region
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

1:00PM, Friday, May 8, 2020
Morikami Theater
FREE with paid museum admission. No reservations. Tickets will be given out the day of the event, at a first come, first served basis.
Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks
Presented by Macy’s
On select Friday evenings in the summertime from 5:30pm – 8:30pm, we welcome guests to take part in the rare opportunity to stroll the gardens at sunset during Sushi & Stroll!
5:30PM, Friday, May 8, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
World Bonsai Day
World Bonsai Day celebrates the legacy of bonsai master Saburo Kato (1915-2008), a key figure in the modern history of bonsai. Mr. Kato was the third-generation owner of “Mansei-en,” located in Omiya (just north of Tokyo) and one of the most famous bonsai nurseries in the world. Today Omiya Bonsai Village is known as the “Bonsai Mecca” of the world.
10:00AM, Saturday, May 9, 2020
Morikami Gardens
All events are free with paid museum admission.
Film Series
Lu Over The Wall
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

11:00AM, Sunday, May 10, 2020
Morikami Theater
Dubbed in English.
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Mother’s Day Paper Bonsai
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.
Bonsai are small plants that look like miniature trees. Join us and make your own paper bonsai tree, just in time to celebrate the blooming woman in your life—Mom!
12:00PM, Sunday, May 10, 2020
Classroom A
Film Series
Lu Over The Wall
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

2:00PM, Sunday, May 10, 2020
Morikami Theater
In Japanese, subtitled in English.
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, May 11, 2020
Lobby
Morikami Book Club
Open to all Morikami Members

Join Wisdom Ring member Christine Carton and fellow Morikami members as they start their new season of exciting book reading! The group meets in Classroom A and orders lunch from the café.  For more information please email Christine Carton at christinec@gate.net. October 16 Hiroshima Boy by Naomi Hirahara -  a Prolific writer, Received the  Edgar Award –winning Author of …

12:00PM, Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Classroom A
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
12:00PM, Saturday, May 16, 2020
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
1:30PM, Saturday, May 16, 2020
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Ceremony
Observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.
3:00PM, Saturday, May 16, 2020
Tea House
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, May 18, 2020
Lobby
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, May 25, 2020
Lobby
Memorial Day — Closed
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, June 1, 2020
Lobby
Ikebana Flower Arrangement
Sogetsu Class
Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various different schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. The Sogetsu School is a contemporary school which focuses on the creativity and individuality of ikebana. The idea is that ikebana can be done by anyone, anywhere, with almost anything. Students will learn the basics of Sogetsu and create pieces each week to take home and enjoy. Beginners and Intermediate students welcome!
1:30PM, Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Oki Education Center
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Thursdays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.
10:15AM, Thursday, June 4, 2020
Tea House
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral (Thursday Beginner's)
Thursday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Thursday, June 4, 2020
Oki Education Center
Hand using sumi-e brush
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Floral
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
10:30AM, Friday, June 5, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Sumi-e mountain range
Ink Painting Floral & Landscape
Sumi-E Landscape
Friday Sessions
Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. Beginners welcome!
1:30PM, Friday, June 5, 2020
Oki Education Center
4-week session
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
10:15AM, Sunday, June 7, 2020
Tea House
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Intermediate Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
1:00PM, Sunday, June 7, 2020
Tea House
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, June 8, 2020
Lobby
Morikami Book Club
Open to all Morikami Members

Join Wisdom Ring member Christine Carton and fellow Morikami members as they start their new season of exciting book reading! The group meets in Classroom A and orders lunch from the café.  For more information please email Christine Carton at christinec@gate.net. October 16 Hiroshima Boy by Naomi Hirahara -  a Prolific writer, Received the  Edgar Award –winning Author of …

12:00PM, Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Classroom A
Film Series
Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1
Sponsored by the Rubens Family Foundation

11:00AM, Saturday, June 13, 2020
Morikami Theater
In Japanese, subtitled in English
Tea ceremony
Omotesenke School
Sado: Tea Ceremony Workshop
This workshop teaches the basics of sadō – The Way of Tea – necessary to understand the aesthetics of sadō and to fully enjoy the tea ceremony itself. Participants become familiar with how to participate as a guest, how to make a bowl of tea, and serve it.
1:30PM, Saturday, June 13, 2020
Tea House
Film Series
Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1
Sponsored by the Rubens Family Foundation

2:00PM, Saturday, June 13, 2020
Morikami Theater
Dubbed in English
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, June 15, 2020
Lobby
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Father’s Day Samurai Sword
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.
Come make your own paper katana, a samurai sword. Make dad proud this year; pledge the sword and loyalty to your clan.
12:00PM, Sunday, June 21, 2020
Classroom A
Children in Kimono playing Koto
Guest Artist Workshops
Youth Summer Music & Culture Camp
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Monday, June 22, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, June 22, 2020
Lobby
Children in Kimono playing Koto
Guest Artist Workshops
Youth Summer Music & Culture Camp
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Children in Kimono playing Koto
Guest Artist Workshops
Youth Summer Music & Culture Camp
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Children in Kimono playing Koto
Guest Artist Workshops
Youth Summer Music & Culture Camp
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Thursday, June 25, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Children in Kimono playing Koto
Guest Artist Workshops
Youth Summer Music & Culture Camp
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Friday, June 26, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Adults in Kimono playing Shakuhachi woodwind instrument
Guest Artist Workshops
Japanese Traditional Music Workshops
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Saturday, June 27, 2020
Morikami Theater
Beginners
Adults in Kimono playing Shakuhachi woodwind instrument
Guest Artist Workshops
Japanese Traditional Music Workshops
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
1:30PM, Saturday, June 27, 2020
Classroom A
Intermediate
Adults in Kimono playing Shakuhachi woodwind instrument
Guest Artist Workshops
Japanese Traditional Music Workshops
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
9:00AM, Sunday, June 28, 2020
Morikami Theater
Intermediate
Adults in Kimono playing Shakuhachi woodwind instrument
Guest Artist Workshops
Japanese Traditional Music Workshops
Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott
There will be two opportunities for adults to take the Japanese traditional music workshops at the Morikami Museum with our professional musicians from Japan. Instruments and sheet music will be provided for use in the workshops.
1:30PM, Sunday, June 28, 2020
Classroom A
Beginners
Closed

Morikami is closed Mondays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King President’s Day Memorial Day Easter Sunday Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

10:00AM, Monday, June 29, 2020
Lobby
Smiling cartoon stars
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Tanabata
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.

10:00AM, Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Lobby
Smiling cartoon stars
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Tanabata
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.

10:00AM, Thursday, July 2, 2020
Lobby
Smiling cartoon stars
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Tanabata
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.

10:00AM, Friday, July 3, 2020
Lobby
Smiling cartoon stars
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Tanabata
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.

10:00AM, Saturday, July 4, 2020
Lobby
Smiling cartoon stars
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Tanabata
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.

10:00AM, Sunday, July 5, 2020
Lobby
Smiling cartoon stars
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Tanabata
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.

Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of our Tanabata bamboo to celebrate.

10:00AM, Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Lobby
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Thursdays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together.
10:15AM, Thursday, July 9, 2020
Tea House
Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks
Presented by Macy’s
On select Friday evenings in the summertime from 5:30pm – 8:30pm, we welcome guests to take part in the rare opportunity to stroll the gardens at sunset during Sushi & Stroll!
5:30PM, Friday, July 10, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Film Series
Mary and the Witch's Flower
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

11:00AM, Saturday, July 11, 2020
Morikami Theater
Dubbed in English.
Film Series
Mary and the Witch's Flower
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

2:00PM, Saturday, July 11, 2020
Morikami Theater
In Japanese, subtitled in English.
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Beginners Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
10:15AM, Sunday, July 12, 2020
Tea House
Tea ceremony
Tea Ceremony Class
Sado: Intermediate Sundays
Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.
1:00PM, Sunday, July 12, 2020
Tea House
Calligraphy Workshop for Kids
Learn how to write your name and some Japanese words with ink and brush, two traditional calligraphy writing implements in this hands-on workshop.
11:30AM, Saturday, July 18, 2020
Oki Education Center
Calligraphy Workshop for Kids
Learn how to write your name and some Japanese words with ink and brush, two traditional calligraphy writing implements in this hands-on workshop.
1:30PM, Saturday, July 18, 2020
Oki Education Center
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Bug Origami
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.
The tradition of searching and identifying bugs outside is a popular summer activity for many Japanese children. Join us for some critter fun, as we make origami butterflies, cicada, and more in the spirit of this popular Japanese summer pastime.
12:00PM, Saturday, August 1, 2020
Classroom A
Youth Origami Workshop
Grades 3rd – 12th
Make unique pieces of art with paper! Learn how to make origami by using various techniques and simple folds.
11:30AM, Saturday, August 8, 2020
Oki Education Center
Youth Origami Workshop
Grades 3rd – 12th
Make unique pieces of art with paper! Learn how to make origami by using various techniques and simple folds.
1:30PM, Saturday, August 8, 2020
Oki Education Center
Sushi & Stroll Summer Walks
Presented by Macy’s
On select Friday evenings in the summertime from 5:30pm – 8:30pm, we welcome guests to take part in the rare opportunity to stroll the gardens at sunset during Sushi & Stroll!
5:30PM, Friday, September 11, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Craft activity for kids of all ages.
Family Fun Day: Shūbun no Hi
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration is not required.
Make your own firework portrait for Shūbun no Hi, the Autumn Equinox, and learn some Japanese calligraphy for the start of fall.
12:00PM, Saturday, September 12, 2020
Classroom A
fingers on koto
Traditional Japanese Instrument
Koto Workshop
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China in the 7th-8th centuries. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument and how to play it in this one-day introductory workshop. Instruments will be provided for participants to use in the workshop. To further your studies on the koto, sign-up for our koto class series or summer guest artist workshops.
10:30AM, Saturday, September 26, 2020
Morikami Theater
Lanterns on Lake
Lantern Festival
Festival opens for members and the general public at 3pm, the museum and gardens will be closed prior to 3pm.
3:00PM, Saturday, October 17, 2020
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
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