Welcome to the Ohara School of Ikebana, Massachusetts Chapter (OSIMA). We learn and enjoy the beauty of Ohara Ikebana.

About Our Chapter

Ohara School of Ikebana New England Study Group was formed in 2007, and we recognized as a chapter in 2016. In addition to regular classes in three locations, Boston, Cambridge, and Worcester, we gather and learn more about Ohara Ikebana region wide through group activities. Follow us our chapter Facebook to see our latest events!

Calendar of Events


  • March 11 – 15 Boston Flower & Garden Show, Boston Seaport World Trade Center
    Representatives from the Ohara, Sogetsu, and Ikenobo schools will exhibit Ikebana arrangements.
  • (Canceled) May 2 – 4 “Art in Bloom”, MFA, Boston
  • (Canceled) May 2 Chapter Anniversary & Workshop by a guest instructor, Saskia Elder, Boston Flower Exchange, Chelsea
  • (Canceled) May 8 – 10 Ikebana Show, Massachusetts Horticultural Society at Elm Bank, Wellesley
  • (Canceled) September Chapter Workshop (Date TBD)
  • (Canceled) October 12 -16 NAOTA (North American Ohara Teachers Association) Conference in San Diego
  • December 1, 2pm-3pm Japan time, 12am to 1am EST
    Online demonstration of three New Year arrangements
    By Ohara School Headquarters with Associate Prof. Chiji Masakazu
    Your instructor emails you the details.


to be announced