Annual I.I. exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature
April 5 - 8, 2018
Program of our Ottawa Centennial Chapter No. 120 , autumn 2017 to summer 2018
Unless otherwise stated, all meetings take place at the Sandy Hill Community Center, 250 Somerset East, Ottawa (11:30 AM). The centre is located at the corner of Sweetland Avenue, just east of King Edward Avenue, on the route 16 OC Transpo bus route. Limited parking is available, on a first-come basis. Chapter meetings begin at 11:30 AM - Refreshments served at 12 noon - Demonstrations begin at 12:30 PM.
September 27, 2017 : Weaving tipi leaves - members only
October 25, 2017 : Demonstration by Sogetsu School "Celebration of Sogetsu School - 90th Anniversary" - Open to visitors
November 29, 2017 : Ikebana International Bazaar Holiday Market - Guests and visitors 5 $
December 2017 : Season’s Greetings - No meeting
January 31, 2018 : Japanese knives - Open to guests
February 28, 21018 : Demonstration of Kezuroukai by Mr Andrew Ren. In this form of woodwork art, the main tool is a wood plane. The outcome is thin, transparent, strips of wood, measuring in depth as little as 8 microns. Japanese woodworking is also an art that draws upon Japanese aesthetics and philosophy to produce crafted works. Open to guests and visitors for $10. For members, it is free.
March 28, 2018 : no meeting
April 5 - 8, 2018 : Annual I.I. exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Theme: Patterns in Nature - Poster with information
April 25, 2018 : Workshop to be determined
May program is yet to be confirmed.
Other Ikebana Events in Autumn 2017 and later
October 21-22, 2017 : Ohara Exhibition at the Embassy of Japan, 255 Sussex Drive, Ottawa.
October 28-29, 2017 : Ikebana exhibition: Japanese floral art inspired by Pensées d’automne, at LA FERME MOORE, 670 boul. Alexandre Taché, Gatineau, Qc, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm, Information (819) 771-4630 or (819) 921-0521, free admission
November 18, 2017 (at 1:30pm): Sogetsu Workshop Create an arrangement in a kokedama container with Claire McCaughey, for members only, click for information
November 26, 2017 (2:30 to 4:30 PM) : Holiday Centrepiece Workshop (using seasonal greens) with Ohara Teacher and professional Florist Terry Hodgins, at McNab Community Centre, 180 Percy Street, Ottawa, $35. per person payable at the door (all plant materials are included), Space is limited, RSVP with Wendy Batson at email@example.com
June 23-24, 2018 – Sogetsu Annual Exhibition, Embassy of Japan, 255 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
May 12-16, 2019 – 10th North American Sogetsu Seminar, Honolulu, Hawaii. Workshops and Demonstration by Iemoto Akane Teshigahara.
Programs and Events from Previous Years