Events

All programs are open for registration on August 1st of each year for the upcoming season. Each season runs from October through the summer of the next year.

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, November 13, 2019
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 Participants may choose their meeting …

11:00AM, Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
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, November 13, 2019
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 Participants may choose their meeting …

1:30PM, Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
NEW!!
Cocktails with the Curators!
Wisdom Ring and Samurai Members

Wisdom Ring and Samurai Members are invited to an evening cocktail gathering to meet and tour with our Chief Curator, Tamara Joy, Curator of Japanese Art, Carla Stansifer and Garden Curator, Heather Grzybek.  Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of our collections. Meet our Exhibition Manager, David Dailing to learn about how our exhibitions come …

6:00PM, Friday, November 15, 2019
Morikami Galleries
Kaiju Block Print
Block Printing Workshop
Japan has a long, rich history of woodblock printing, called mokuhanga, dating back to the 11th century. The ukiyo-egenre of block prints flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries.  Morikami is offering a workshop with a modern twist on this ancient art form, where participants can carve and print with linoleum blocks to create unique and exciting imagery.
10:30AM, Saturday, November 16, 2019
Oki Education Center
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Instrument
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, November 16, 2019
Tea House
Craft activity for kids of all ages
Family Fun Day: Mini Kotatsu
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration not required.
Come make your own miniature kotatsu, a heated table used during cold months in Japan. Personalize one and cozy up your space.
12:00PM, Saturday, November 16, 2019
Classroom A
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Instrument
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, November 16, 2019
Tea House
The Way Of Tea: Sado Demonstration
Japanese Traditional Instrument
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, November 16, 2019
Tea House
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, November 23, 2019
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, November 23, 2019
Morikami Theater
Museum Store Sunday
On Sunday, December 1, more than 700 Museum Stores, representing 50 states, 10 countries, and 3 continents, will celebrate Museum Store Sunday by showcasing broad assortments of highly curated, unique, mission specific gifts.
10:00AM, Sunday, December 1, 2019
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, December 3, 2019
Oki Education Center
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 Participants may choose their meeting …

11:00AM, Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
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, December 4, 2019
Oki Education Center
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 Participants may choose their meeting …

1:30PM, Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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 Participants may choose their meeting …

1:30PM, Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
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, December 5, 2019
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, December 5, 2019
Oki Education Center
3-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, December 6, 2019
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, December 6, 2019
Oki Education Center
3-week session
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, December 7, 2019
Oki Education Center
Craft activity for kids of all ages
Family Fun: Japanese Holiday Keychain
FREE with paid museum admission. (Unless otherwise specified) Pre-registration not required.
Have some holiday fun learning about how Japan celebrates the winter holidays. Make a keychain to take home.
12:00PM, Saturday, December 7, 2019
Classroom A
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, December 7, 2019
Oki Education Center
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