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.

2023

  • May 20 (Sat) 10:30am-2:00pm, Chapter Anniversary & Workshop including a general meeting, New England Flower Exchange
  • April 4 (Tue) 9:30am, Ohara Ikebana demonstration by Ikebana International Boston. Instructor: Jackie Zheng of the Ohara School of San Diego Elm Bank
  • April 2 (Sun) Workshop for MA chapter members. Instructor: Jackie Zheng of the Ohara School of San Diego. The location and start time will be announced in 2023.

2022

  • December 16 (Fri) 3:00pm to January 20, 2023 (Fri) 3:00pm *Japan time
    Online Lecture & Demonstration by Ohara School Headquarters “Kinshu-Autumn Brocade” Autumn Foliage as the theme. The recorded video with English subtitles. You may watch it as many times as you like during the period. Event and Ticket Info
  • December 10 (Sat) 10:30am-2:00pm, 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. Please see event details here.
    Please inform Hiroko by the end of November if you’d like to attend this event and let Hiroko know which styles you’re interested in learning, “Hana-Kanade”, “Hana-Mai”, or “Hana-Isho.”
  • October 7 (Fri) Headmaster Hiroki Ohara Demonstration, Toronto Canada, Event details
  • September 30 (Fri) Headmaster Hiroki Ohara Demonstration, Cleveland Ohio, Event details
  • (Cancelled) 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) 10:30am-2:00pm, 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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