October workshops, classes, and demonstrations at the Morikami Museum:
Annual Rainchain and Woodstock Sale at the Museum Store
Members receive 25% off on rainchains, Woodstock chimes, and gongs. Non-members receive a 15% discount. Take home a special gift with purchase. Offer is valid in-store and online.
Wednesdays, October 2, 16, 23, 30, November 6
Japanese Traditional Music: Koto (Intermediate) (Class)
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Cost: $155 (Morikami Members $150). Advance Registration Required.
The 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. This class is for students with experience in koto. To register, visit morikami.org.
Wednesdays, October 2, 16, 23, 30
Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu School (Class)
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $80 (Morikami Members $70). Advance Registration Required.
Ikebana, or flower arranging, 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. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.
Thursday, October 3
Mori Stories: George’s Journey
Cost: FREE for members or with paid museum admission. No Reservation Required.
Learn about how the Morikami came to be, and why the Lantern Festival is so important.
Exploring what to see and do in North Palm Beach and the South Florida area. Your hosts are Pam and Gerry Barker.
GERRY PRONOUNCED GARY
Listen to Chapter One of "Panama Palmer"