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2024 Ikebana In the Gardens: Learn the Ancient and Modern Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement
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Date: Saturday, 9 March, 2024       Time: 1:00 pm
Anderson Japanese Gardens (12-Acre Japanese Garden)
318 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL 61107 USA
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Map of Anderson Japanese Gardens (12-Acre Japanese Garden), 318 Spring Creek Road

Classes are now available for both beginners (Introduction to Ikebana) and those looking to continue to develop their skills (Continuing Ikebana).

Cost: $45 Members | $55 Non-Members per class. Includes flower materials

Space is limited and registration is required. Cancellation deadline is 4 days prior to the class. After that, registration is non-refundable.

Date
March 9, 2024, Saturday

Time
1:00 pm

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Location
Visitors Center Gallery

Cost: $45 Members | $55 Non-Members per class. Includes flower materials

Space is limited and registration is required.

Continuing Ikebana | (Prerequisite - Introduction to Ikebana)

Instructor
You have an opportunity to study this ancient and modern art form with Reiko Takahashi, an Ikenobo-certified ikebana 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 a monthly workshop in Chicago and has demonstrated and exhibited her ikebana at various venues and events. For more information about Reiko, visit www.floralashirai.com.

General Supplies to bring to class:
Ikebana Scissors (Hasami), or Garden
A vase (participants will be informed in a follow-up email)
Kenzan (pin frog) if you have one, or this can be provided to use during the class
A towel to wipe wet tools and tables
A plastic bag to collect garbage around your table and help clean the space at the end.
A bucket or bag to take home your arrangement and unused flowers
Some tools will be available for sale at the workshop.


About Ikebana
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.

Location
Anderson Japanese Gardens (12-Acre Japanese Garden), 318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL 61107

Title
Ikebana In the Gardens - Learn the Ancient and Modern Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement

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