"Not only beautiful flowers but also buds and withered flowers have life, and each has its own beauty. By arranging flowers with reverence, one refines oneself" - Ikenobo Senno, 1542


We run monthly workshops focused on a specific style from September to June. Each class is taught by a certified teacher from our membership. We have two special workshops per year, one taught by a high-ranking US-based teacher and one by a visiting professor from Ikenobo headquarters in Kyoto. Due to demand, these special events are only open to our regular members. 

Unless otherwise noted, all workshops are held at Whitcomb Hall, First Parish Church, 50 Church St., Waltham MA 02452

Please remember to bring your containers, the usual tools, scissors, cloth for under the scissors, a flower bucket, and a brown paper bag for trash. Please bring your own lunch.

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Demonstration by Visiting Professor Kumi Hiramatsu

As part of her tour in Boston, Visiting Professor Hiramatsu will conduct a demonstration of ikebana. Entry is free to current members of the Ikenobo Ikebana Society of Boston and the Ikebana International Boston Chapter, and $20 to members of the public. It will be held at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Elm Bank, Wellesley, MA.