Morikami October workshops, classes, and demonstrations

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Morikami October workshops, classes, and demonstrations:

Wednesdays, October 7, November 4, December 2 or Saturdays, October 3, October 10, November 14, December 5

Stroll for Well-Being

Time: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: Free to qualified applicants

Immerse yourself in Morikami’s natural beauty, peace and serenity through our therapeutic garden-walking program. During three sessions, a qualified facilitator will lead participants through themed walks and journal writing to encourage reflection, and ultimately, personal well-being. To learn about the program, application requirements, and more, visit morikami.org.

 

Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22

Sumi-e Ink Painting (Floral Beginner) (Class)
Time: Floral – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $60 (Morikami Members $55). Advance Registration Required.

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Thursday, October 1
Mori Stories: The Magic Tea Kettle
Time: 1 p.m.
Cost: FREE for members or with paid museum admission. No Reservation Required.

A man helps a tanuki, a raccoon dog, in distress and is later rewarded by this playful shapeshifting creature. Come learn how not all yokai are scary.

 

Fridays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Sumi-e Ink Painting (Class)
Time: Floral – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Landscape – 1:30 p.m. –3:30 p.m.

Cost: $60 (Morikami Members $55). Advance Registration Required.

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Saturday, October 3

Shibori Indigo – Apron (Workshop)

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $65. Advance Registration Required.

The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history in Japan. The deep blue colors for which Japanese textiles are celebrated come from the leaves of the tade ai, a plant introduced to Japan from China in the sixth century. Shibori is a Japanese technique of manual resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn various shibori techniques and cook in style by making your own shibori apron to wear. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Sundays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15
Nihongo: Introduction to Japanese (Virtual Online Class)

 Time: Level I – 10:15 a.m. – 11:25 p.m.
Level II – 11:25 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Level III – 12:40 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Level IV – 1:50 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $110 (Morikami Members $100). Advance Registration Required.

Nihongo: Introduction to Japanese is a beginner and lower intermediate program teaching Japanese speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students are introduced to Japanese culture and lifestyles through lessons and conversation. Levels I and II use Japanese for Busy People I (JBP I) and levels III and IV use Japanese for Busy People II (JBP II). Fall, winter, and spring sessions of each level should be taken sequentially as a series. For more information, required textbooks or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Sundays, October 4, 18 or Thursdays, October 8, 22

Sado: Tea Ceremony (Beginners) (Class)
Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Cost: $55 (Morikami Members $50). Advance Registration Required.

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.To register, visit morikami.org.

 

Sundays, October 4, 18

Sado: Tea Ceremony (Intermediate) (Class)
Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $55 (Morikami Members $50). Advance Registration Required.

Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season.Intermediate course requires approval by the instructor before registering. To register, visit morikami.org.

 

Sundays, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1

The Art of Bonsai (Class)
Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Beginners)

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Intermediate)
Cost: $91 (Morikami Members $81). Advance Registration Required.

Bonsai means “a tree in a tray.” The art of bonsai creates the illusion of age and maturity of a tree, which has developed and sustained the effects of nature for many years. Students of bonsai learn to artfully trim and train a tree in a container. For a list of required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Saturdays, October 24, November 7

Nihongo Intensive I – A (Virtual Workshop)

Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $100. Advance Registration Required.

This workshop is an introduction to the Japanese language. It covers the basics, an introduction to hiragana, and Unit 1 of the required text. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. Students who take workshop 1-A may continue to Nihongo Intensive II Workshop or the Nihongo Level I Session 2 class. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Thursdays, October 29, November 5, 12, 19

Sumi-e Ink Painting (Floral Beginner) (Class)
Time: Floral – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $60 (Morikami Members $55) Advance Registration Required.

Sumi-eis a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Fridays, October 30, November 6, 13, 20

Sumi-e Ink Painting (Class)
Time: Floral – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Landscape – 1:30 p.m. –3:30 p.m.

Cost: $60 (Morikami Members $55). Advance Registration Required.

Sumi-e is a form of Japanese ink painting brought from China in the 12th century. Primarily done in black ink, the name literally means “charcoal drawing” in Japanese. Students grind their own ink using an ink stick and a grinding stone and learn to hold and utilize brushes to create the primary sumi-e brushstrokes. Floral and landscape classes will start with a review of the basic techniques before moving on to the main subject. For required materials or to register, visit morikami.org.

 

Due to the ongoing public health threat of COVID-19, programs are subject to change and/or cancellation. A signed waiver form will be required to participate in classes and workshops.

 

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. For more information, call (561) 495-0233 or visit morikami.org.