Welcome to the Ohara School of Ikebana Massachusetts Chapter officially recognized by Ohara School Japan Headquarters. We learn and enjoy the beauty of Ohara School Ikebana.
Note: Our chapter no longer manages Facebook. Please see our Classes page for contact information.
Calendar of Events
The event schedule and details are subject to change without prior notice.
- Dec 2 (Sat) 9:30am-12:00pm Chapter Holiday Workshop
- Sep 10 or 17 (Sun) 10am Board Meeting
- June Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Spring flowering trees” Covering Heika, Bunjin-cho, Shakei Moribana Shizen-honi/Landscape Moribana Realistic Method. The recorded video with English subtitles will be available in June. You may watch it as many times as you like during the period.
- May 22 (Mon) 6:00-7:00pm Ikebana Flower Arrangement Class, Marlborough Public Library, Instructor: Tom Maney Event details (scroll down to find the May 22 event)
- May 20 (Sat) 9:30am-1:30pm MA Chapter Anniversary Demonstration & Workshop. Instructor: Asae Takahashi from Ohara School of Ikebana NY Chapter New England Flower Exchange, Event details
- April 24 (Mon) 3pm to May 12 (Fri) 3pm *Japan time Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Watching, Listening, Arranging: Amaryllis” Event and Ticket Info
- April 4 (Tue) Ohara Ikebana demonstration by Ikebana International Boston. Instructor: Hiroko Matsuyama (Ohara School Sub Grand Master) Guest $20, MA Chapter member $10 Elm Bank, Putnam Building Event details
- December 16 to January 20, 2023 Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Kinshu-Autumn Brocade”
- December 10 (Sat) Chapter Holiday Workshop including a general meeting and Holiday Card workshop, New England Flower Exchange. Students should arrive before or around 10:00, so that a general meeting can start at 10:15am and the entrance is still open. Event details
- October 7 (Fri) Headmaster Hiroki Ohara Demonstration, Toronto Canada, Event details
- September 30 (Fri) Headmaster Hiroki Ohara Demonstration, Cleveland Ohio, Event details
September 17 (Sat) 10:30am-12:30pm, Chapter Workshop, New England Flower Exchange 1pm-2pm Instructor Workshop
- September 10 & 11 Headmaster Hiroki Ohara Talk, Melbourne, Event info
- September 7 (Wed) to 29 (Thurs)
Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Lotus”
- July 6 (Wed) to 29 (Fri) Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Let’s connect with flowers! Ikebana Day”
- May 14 (Sat) Chapter Anniversary & Workshop including a general meeting, New England Flower Exchange Bring a container and Kenzans for Moribana (Preferably 2 rectangle Kenzans).
- April 13 (Wed) to April 28 (Wed) Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Cherry blossoms bloom in Spring”
- February 1 (Tues) to February 22 (Tues) Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Let’s Arrange Flowers for the New Year”
About Our Chapter
Ohara School of Ikebana New England Study Group was formed in 2007, and we recognized as Ohara School of Ikebana Massachusetts Chapter in 2016. In addition to regular classes in two locations, Cambridge and Worcester, we gather and learn more about Ohara Ikebana region wide through group activities.
About Ohara School of Ikebana
The Headquarters website: https://www.ohararyu.or.jp/about/
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