Fall for Ikebana: Autumn Splendor

  • The North Carolina Arboretum

  • Address: 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806
  • Times: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Dates: September 23, 2023 - September 24, 2023
  • Recurrence: 9/23/2023, 9/24/2023
  • Admission: Exhibition Free with entrance fee into TNCA
  • Contact: Patti Quinn Hill
  • Phone: (828) 712-6633
  • Email: pattiquinnhill@gmail.com

Ikebana International, Asheville Chapter 74, is hosting an ikebana exhibition September 23-24 at the NC Arboretum. There will be ikebana designs for viewing throughout the weekend and members will be available to explain ikebana flower arranging techniques and materials. The exhibition will feature ikebana designs from the four main schools. There will be table-top designs, pedestal designs and floor/installation designs to show a full range of how ikebana can be displayed.

September 23, Saturday, 9 am– 5 pm September 24, Sunday, 9 am– 4 pm. Free to the public after Arboretum entrance fee of $20 (free for current NC Arboretum Members)

There are many dimensions to ikebana and it is in the grounding of nature and personal expression that ikebana was used as a meditation technique by the Samurai warriors to still their minds on the battlefield prior to battle.

For more information, visit ncarboretum.org.


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