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Event

ArtisTree Japanese Arts Festival

 Saturday, July 15

Join us for a day of art workshops, demonstrations and celebrations for all ages with Kamu 花夢 Design Studio of Kobe, Japan. The day showcases a variety of art forms, most prominently ikebana, the elegant and disciplined Japanese art of flower arrangement that brings together nature and humanity.

Saturday, July 15, 10:30am-6pm

“Kamu” means “flower dream” in Japanese. Kamu Design Studio will present many creative Japanese traditions throughout the day, including ikebana: the elegant Japanese art of flower arrangement. Ikebana is a disciplined art form that is steeped in Japanese philosophy, uniting nature and humanity in the living arrangement.

 

10:30am-4pm: Arts Program

10:30am-12pm Children’s origami and Japanese calligraphy workshop

12-6pm Ikebana Flower Exhibition

1-2pm Ikebana flower arranging workshop for adults

2-3pm Kimono demonstration and traditional tea ceremony

3:15-4pm Ikebana flower arranging demonstration

 

4-6pm: Gallery Reception

Our evening reception celebrates the ikebana artists and features light food and beverages evoking tastes of Japan. Flower arrangements will be on display all day in the gallery and will be available for sale.