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February 2023 - Ohara Ikebana Workshop

Dear Ikebana International Los Angeles, Chapter No. 4 Members and Friends,

On Sunday, February 19th at 11:00 am, at the USC Pacific Asia Museum, located in Pasadena, CA attend a workshop by Ohara School, Los Angeles and facilitated by Mayumi Onami Sensei.

The Workshop is Titled: “Landscape Moribana Realistic Method”

Mayumi Onami Sensei will demonstrate how to make a landscape arrangement in a realistic method. This is one of Ohara schools signature arrangements which is freestyle and taught for students in an advanced level. A landscape arrangement creates a fictitious natural view in a limited space of container. The purpose is to express scenic beauty realistically. We will then be able to have an understanding of the natural growth environment and seasonal aspect of the material. Read a profile about Mayumi below >>

Things to Bring:

  • Flat round or oval container, 30 cm or 12 inches diameter

  • 2-3 Kenzans

  • Welcome to bring spring branches from people's garden for the arrangement

  • Additional floral material provided

Workshop Fee

  • Members: $25

  • Non Members: $50 (Includes $25 workshop fee + $25 One-time only Introductory Membership fee providing Regular Membership benefits during time of membership )


This workshop is at capacity. Thank you to everyone who registered in a timely manner. We look forward to your participation.


Pre-meeting social time will begin at 11:00 am with coffee, tea and light refreshments; the meeting/workshop starts at 11:30 am.


Workshop Room at USC Pacific Asia Museum: 46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101


Participants are encouraged to carpool, walk, take a taxi or ride the Metro to Ikebana International Los Angeles events at the USC Pacific Asian Museum. There's limited onsite parking. In addition to metered street parking the following paid parking lots are a short stroll away.

  1. Plaza Las Fuentes - 135 N Los Robles Ave

  2. Paseo Colorado Subterranean - 300 E Colorado Blvd

  3. Los Robles - 400 E Green St

About Mayumi Onami

Education: (In Japan)

  • Started Ikebana Lesson at 12 years old (1969)

  • 1974 Ohara Ikebana School Instructor Certificate

  • 1991 Ohara Ikebana School 4th Master Certificate

Education: (In USA)

  • 1993 Ohara Ikebana School 3rd Master Certificate

  • 2012 Ohara Ikebana School 2nd Mater Associate Certificate.

  • 2020 Ohara Ikebana School 2nd Master Certificate

Experience (Teaching & Art presentation)

  • 2014-2016 Monrovia Community Class

  • 2016-2017 San Marino Community Adult Education Class

  • 2015- 2020 East San Gabriel Valley Japanese American Community Center

  • 2010 –present Temple City Private Studio (Ikebana StudioM) Certification courses for create Ikebana Instructors

Art Presentation:

  • Ohara School Ikebana annual event Exhibition

  • Ikebana Teachers Association annual event Exhibition,

  • Ikebana International Los Angeles Chapter #4 Annual Katen Floral Exhibition.

  • Pasadena Pacific Art Museum

  • Real State open house Staging, Private luxury home staging, Theater staging ,Private business staging.

  • Ikebana Studio M student exhibition

Charity Activities:

Established NPO Hearts of Lavender 501-(C3). Their mission is to heal people’s soul and mind by sharing beauty of flowers.

Current Activities:

  • Recycling flowers (We receive donation of flowers which expired term of sales period at the local store, we revive them to use for organizing flower activities at nursing home and some children’s schools)

  • Senior Home Flower Activities

  • Monrovia Garden Health Center

  • Kei Ai Nursing Home, Atherton Senior Home

  • Nikkei Garden Senior Home


  • Ohara Ikebana School LA Chapter Board member

  • Southern California Ikebana Teacher’s Association Vice President

  • Ikebana International Los Angeles Chapter #4 Member


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