45th Generation Headmaster Sen’ei Ikenobo
46th Generation Headmaster Designate Yuki Ikenobo

Commemorate the auspicious occasion of the 550th year since Ikenobo, a highlight of Japanese aesthetics, first appeared in public records. Ikenobo is the original school fo Ikebana, Japanese traditional flower arranging. The 45th Generation Headmaster, Sen’ei Ikenobo, talks briefly about Ikebana and Japanese traditional culture, and 46th Generation Headmaster Designate, Yuki Ikenobo, presents an Ikebana demonstration. Followed by a Mawari-ike ceremony, a traditional Ikebana-judged competition.

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A video feed of the event will be simulcast in Riley Seminar Room. Tickets to the video feed are only available in-person at any ticket desk starting at 10am on the day of the event.

Rad Smith Program in Japanese Art

Ikenobo Ikebana 550th-Year Celebration (12:30pm Event)

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12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
$15MFA members, seniors, and students
Ticket Purchase Required
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