This event is presented by our JapanPhilly2020 partners, the Delaware Valley Chapter of Ohara Ikebana and the Scott Arboretum.
Ohara School Ikebana Exhibition at the Scott Arboretum
Wister Center at the Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA
Free and open to the public.
Join the Delaware Valley Chapter of Ohara Ikebana for a weekend of extraordinary flower arrangements. The Open Reception and Exhibitions are free and open to the public. Ikebana, also known as the “way of flowers,” is the art of Japanese flower arrangement and is subtle, sensitive, sophisticated, and meditative. It utilizes flowers, leaves, and branches, as well as unexpected and/or unconventional materials. An exquisite display of Ikebana arrangements designed by talented Ohara Ikebana artists, teachers, and students will be exhibited. Ohara School of Ikebana will also be holding flower arranging classes during the exhibit.
Opening Reception: Friday April 17th, 4-6 pm
Japanese refreshments; free and open to the public
Saturday April 18th, 11 am to 4pm
Interpretive tour at 1 pm
Live arranging demonstration at 2 pm
Sunday April 19th, 11-4pm
Interpretive tour at 1pm
Live arranging demonstration at 2pm
For more info: scottarboretum.org/calendar