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Spring Ikebana: Japanese Floral Arranging

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle

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Location:
Lisle, Suburbs
4100 Illinois Rte 53
At Ginkgo Wy
Lisle, Illinois 60532
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: E-Ling Lou

What you'll learn in this ikebana class:

Capture the graceful curve of an unfolding bud, the surprise of new leaves, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging. The instructors will demonstrate several techniques and then help you create your favorite version. All plant materials will be collected fresh from the Arboretum grounds. Each student will create an arrangement to take home.

Required Materials: A kenzan and container will need to be purchased in addition to the program fee; if you wish, you may purchase these from the instructor for $17.

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Container:
A round shallow container about 10 to 12 inches in diameter. Here are three samples

Locally, Salt Creek Pottery in Villa Park carries dishes that are suitable for Ikebana. Ceramic plant saucer, rectangular or oval shape baking dishes are alternatives as a starter before finding your favorite Ikebana containers.

Metal Floral Frog (a.k.a. kenzan in Japanese)
One or two 3.5" x 2.5" metal floral frogs.
Metal floral frogs are known as kenzan in Japanese. Floral frogs are made with needle pins on heavy base. It is re-usable from design to design.

Some Jo Ann Fabrics carry round floral frog. Look for kenzan from Amazon on line.

Clipper (a.k.a. hasami in Japanese)
A Japanese floral shear or a garden pruner. Here are two samples of clippers.

Water bucket / Bag
A water bucket or a bag to carry floral material home.

Towel
A towel to dry container, kenzan, and etc.


School Notes: The registrars office is the one who confirms registrations ([email protected]). They respond to emails Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 4pm. If a student registers through Coursehorse on Friday evening for a Saturday class, we will not have a way to confirm them.

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Refund Policy

Refund requests must be submitted to the registrar by email ([email protected]) or by phone (630-719-2468) one full business day prior to the program start date. If the registration fee is $25.00 or more, the registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. If the registration fee is less than $25.00, the registration fee will be refunded in full. 

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable within 24 hours the program’s start date. The Morton Arboretum cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations. 

Students will be issued a full refund in the event that The Morton Arboretum cancels a class for any reason.

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Question from Annmarie M.
How do I let the teacher know that I would like to purchase the Kenzan and container from her?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Annmarie! You can purchase the container when you attend the class. Just bring with you your payment. Hope this helps!
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Question from Gloria C.
Hello, I am Gloria from Chile, I also practice Ikebana, and I want by the materials kensan and the vase. Where AND how y could buy it. I will go to Chicago by the 22 july. Sorry for my English.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
HI Gloria! You may purchase the kenzan and container from the instructor when you attend the class. Hope this helps!
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Reviews of Classes at The Morton Arboretum (10)

(10 Reviews)
Spring Ikebana: Japanese Floral Arranging
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/30/2019
Excellent class. Great teacher.
Spring Ikebana: Japanese Floral Arranging
Reviewed by Lorena J. on 9/29/2019
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The Morton Arboretum

When Joy Morton established The Morton Arboretum in 1922, he envisioned a “great outdoor museum” of trees. Today, our living collections inspire visitors to appreciate, learn about, plant, and protect trees. The Arboretum champions the world's trees through plant collections, science and conservation,...

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