We begin the New Year with Joseph Lam from the Ikenobo school in a program titled “Welcoming the New Year with the Elegance of Ikenobo”. Joseph is an award winning Ikenobo artist whose designs truly show the elegance of Ikenobo. The live program is held on Friday, January 15, 2021, from 2 – 3pm, Pacific…Details
Holliday Greetings to all as we have such an international group many of us celebrate holidays in and around December and New Year. So we want to include as many as possible in our December program announcement. We wish you all joy and much happiness for all the holiday festivities! We have seven demonstrators from…Details
We are delighted to invite you to the third in our series of virtual demonstrations with the arrangement exhibit. Mitsuko Maruyama from Ohara is the featured demonstrator along with members from various schools who are providing the arrangement exhibit.
Please visit Facebook/ikebanasf. This Live Demonstration starts at 2pm on Friday, November 20,2020.
All of us are venturing away from home far less than before. Bringing the beauty of nature into our homes is more important than ever. Please join us for a virtual ikebana demonstration again this Friday at 2pm – 3pm. You do not need Facebook account to watch. Just go to facebook.com/ikebanasf/. This demonstration features…Details
We invite you to a live Facebook Ikebana Virtual presentation. Demonstrator will be Thanh Nguyen from Wafu school. You also see an Ikebana exhibition arranged by seven ikebana schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. PROGRAM: IKEBANA IN THE VIRTUAL AGE DATE &TIME: SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 2pm-3pm Please join us for a virtual ikebana…Details
March 8, 2020 Dear Chapter members, In consultation with our Chapter Board, I have decided to cancel our March meeting, which was scheduled for the 20th of this month. With the uncertainty and confliction information that we are receiving, I feel it prudent to err on the side of caution and cancel the program. The…Details
The 60th anniversary celebration of the founding of our Chapter is just around the corner. January 17th is the date and the Basque Cultural Center is the venue. It is sure to be a grand event.
Yoshiko Grave (Ohara) was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to California in 1980. She received a teaching Degree from Keisen Flower School in Tokyo in March 1980. After moving she studied with Mrs. Suiyo Fujimoto since 2009 and received the 3rd Term Master Course in 2016. She is a member of Ohara Ikebana School…Details
Thanh Nguyen served as president of Ikebana International San Francisco for two terms from 2016- 2018 and 2012-2014. Thanh holds Gakukan Degree in Wafu School of Ikebana. She started her ikebana training under the tutelage of Fusako Hoyrup more than thirty years ago until today. She teaches at City College of San Francisco, Fremont Union…Details
Setsuko Suisetsu Iwami was born in Kyoto, Japan and studied Ikebana with Ikenobo for five years in Japan before moving to the Bay Area. After moving she began studying Ikebana with Ohara School and continues her studies with her teacher, Ms. Suiko Maruyama. She currently holds the rank of 2nd Term Master. Setsuko is a…Details