Blog Entries Tagged: Japanese Culture
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Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, has been a center for Japanese art and culture in South Florida since opening in 1977. Morikami invites guests to discover South Florida’s history and connection with Japan, and explore a series of six diverse gardens, each inspired by a different historical period and style of Japanese gardening.

Visitors experience traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through engaging exhibits, varied educational programs and seasonal events, a world-class bonsai display, Pan-Asian cuisine, and a distinctive museum store. The Morikami Museum is presenting the following November workshops, classes, and demonstrations:

Tuesdays, Nov 1, 8,1 5 

Ikebana Flower Arrangement- Ikenobo School (Class) 
Time:…

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Since opening in 1977, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been the epicenter for Japanese art and culture in South Florida. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Have you ever wondered about Japanese culture, art and flower arranging? Morikami is presenting October programming which can educate you about the ancient culture and traditions.

Stroll for Well-Being 

Wednesdays Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7 or Saturdays Oct 1 & 8, Nov 5, Dec 10 

Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm – 3:00pm 

Cost: Free to qualified applicants

The museum’s therapeutic garden walking program (3 sessions) allows for participants to immerse
themselves in the natural beauty, peace, and serenity of the gardens. A myriad…

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Make a wish for the Star Festival, Tanabata! Write your wish on a strip of colored paper, or tanzaku, and tie it to a branch of the Tanabata bamboo to celebrate at the Morikami Museum, located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. All the people of Japan celebrated the story of Tanabata and its festival. It was during this period that the tradition of writing wishes on tanzaku, brightly colored pieces of paper, and hanging them from branches of bamboo became part of the celebration.

July brings Tanabata, one of Japan’s most well-known festivals. People recognize the pieces of paper with wishes hanging from a bamboo tree. But do you know why this “star festival” is celebrated? The tale of Tanabata and this summer tradition comes from the myth of…

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The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens are located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, in Delray Beach. The museum offers workshops, classes, and demonstrations during the month of June. The following demonstrations, workshops, and classes are as follows:

Wednesdays, June 1, June 8, June 15

Ikebana Flower Arrangement: Sogetsu School (Class)

Time: Beginners – 10am – 12:30pm

          Intermediate – 1:30pm – 3:30pm*

Cost: $60 (Morikami Members $52.50). Advance Registration Required.
Flower arranging, ikebana, is a traditional Japanese art form spanning centuries. Ikebana has various schools of study, each with unique philosophies and aesthetics. The Sogetsu School is a contemporary school, which focuses on the creativity and individuality…

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Bring calm perspective into your busy life at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens which is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Morikami is offering May workshops, classes, and demonstrations. Observe Japanese sadō, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sadō with harmony, reverence, purity, and tranquility. Indulge yourself and add a sip of matcha green tea to bring a calm perspective into your busy life. 

Sundays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, June 5

The Art of Bonsai (Advanced Class)
Time: 9am – 12pm, break, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $200 (Morikami Members $190). Advance Registration Required.

Bonsai means "a tree in a tray." The art of bonsai creates the illusion of age and…

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Ring in the Year of the Tiger at Palm Beach County's most zenful, seasonal retreat. The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach is pleased to announce its Mid-January programming. The Japanese Gardens are located at 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray. The programming during the second two weeks of January 2022 which will include a ceremonial kimono demonstration, Shibori scarves workshop, and the art of bonsai.

If you are craving introspection, take a few moments walking and meditating. The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program allows participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace, and serenity of Morikami's gardens. 

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens second two weeks in January workshops,…

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Ring in the 2022 new year at Southeast Florida's most zenful, seasonal retreat. The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach are pleased to announce their January programming. The Japanese Gardens are located at 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray. The programming will include a ceremonial kimono demonstration, Shibori scarves workshop, and the art of bonsai.

If you are craving introspection, take a few moments walking and meditating. The Stroll for Well-Being Therapeutic Garden Walking program allows participants to immerse themselves in the natural beauty, peace, and serenity of Morikami's gardens.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens first two weeks in January workshops, classes, and demonstrations:

The Art of Bonsai (Class)

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Since its opening in 1977, the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray Beach, has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida, with alternating expositions in its galleries. Tea ceremonies are performed monthly in the Seishinan ceremonial tea house.  Japanese long-established festivals are commemorated for the public several times a year.

The Morikami Museum Collection houses over 5,000 Japanese art objects and artifacts.  Within the collection is a 500-piece collection of customary tea ceremony items. More than 200 textile pieces and recent fine art acquisitions, as well as 200 acres that surround the Morikami museum buildings.

There are sprawling Japanese gardens with strolling paths…

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Beginning Sunday, November 22, 2020 through Sunday, December 20, 2020 the  Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, will host an Art of Bonsai class.  Bonsai is a captivating art-form that combines horticultural techniques and Asian aesthetics in a distinctive way. The art originated within the Chinese empire and was copied and modified by the Japanese to what we know now as Bonsai trees. Literally translated "bon-sai" means "planted in a container".

Morikami Museum offers an assortment of Japanese cultural and art classes taught by experienced instructors. The Bonsai course is an ancient, horticultural practice meaning "a tree in a tray," which creates the illusion of age and maturity of a tree. The bonsai…

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