the fusion of art and nature!
Our Next Major Event
Luncheon, Demonstration and Workshops
Featuring Janet Knowlton, Master, Ichiyo School
March 13 and 14
What Chapter 65 Offers!
If you love flowers, nature and their wondrous beauty, this is the place for you! Studying in the traditions of Japan’s revered schools of flower arranging, our Chapter also enjoys the culture and history of Japan. We welcome you to join us, seek new learning, refine your skills, and enjoy the kindred spirit that we cherish!
What Is Ikebana?
Ikebana (ee-kay-bah-nah) is the Japanese word for the art of Japanese flower arranging. A free translation might be “bringing flowers to life.” Ikebana arrangements capture nature through the designer’s eyes and provide uniquely beautiful glimpses of something magical. It is an art form that will challenge your creativity!
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A Message From Our 2023-2024 President, Susan Thorpe
Welcome to St. Petersburg I.I. Chapter #65. We are a very busy group with opportunities to learn about ikebana and other Japanese art forms. We look forward to seeing you at our meetings and events. Membership information is available under "Membership." You and our current members will find a wealth of information here. Thank you for visiting.
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