April 2nd: Ohara School of Ikebana Demonstration

April 2 at 1:00 pm

Tickets $5 or FREE with purchase of CCA in Bloom! Gala

Join us for an afternoon among the flowers at the demonstration of the Japanese art of Ikebana by Russell Bowers of the Ohara School of Ikebana Massachusetts.

Russell Bowers holds an Instructor Certification and 4th Term Masters Certification from the Ohara School of Ikebana in Japan.  He began practicing Ikebana in 2008.  He is 2nd Vice President of the Ohara School of Ikebana Massachusetts Chapter.  He is a Board Member of (N.A.O.T.A.) North American Ohara Teachers Association, a member of Ikebana International Boston Chapter, a member of the Japan Society of Boston, the Fenway Garden Society in Boston MA and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in Boston MA.  He has traveled to Japan several times to study Ikebana and has participated in numerous demonstrations and conferences to promote Ikebana.  He has a sincere appreciation for Japanese culture & arts and practices Aikido & Zen meditation.

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