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Rockford, IL 61107 USA
Ikebana In the Gardens - Learn the Ancient and Modern Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement.
Through ikebana, also known as the flower way, we carefully observe how plants grow and learn to arrange ikebana. This ancient and modern art helps us make discoveries about nature, others, and ourselves.
About the Instructor
Reiko Takahashi is an Ikenobo-certified ikabana instructor. She has studied ikebana since 2001 under Professor Emeritus Kimiko Gunji at the College of Art and Design, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She teaches monthly workshops in Chicago and has demonstrated and exhibited her ikebana at various venues and events.
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March 11, 2023
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ikebana is an ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement that dates back centuries. It involves the use of various types of foliage, plants and flowers to create beautiful displays. Ikebana has evolved over time and now includes modern techniques, making it a popular activity for both beginners and experienced practitioners alike. The Japanese have long been fascinated by this art form, as it allows one to express their creativity through the careful selection and placement of different elements. With its origins in Zen Buddhism, ikebana also serves as an opportunity for self-reflection and contemplation. Whether one is looking to practice traditional or modern methods of flower arrangement, ikebana can be a rewarding experience that brings beauty into any garden or home setting.
Anderson Japanese Gardens (12-Acre Japanese Garden), 318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Ikebana In the Gardens - Learn the Ancient and Modern Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement
Saturday, 11 March, 2023
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