DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS EXHIBITION-RELATED PROGRAMS Celebrate Children’s Day and the opening of Kizuna:West Meets East
---- Related Workshop: Beginner Bonsai Design,----Advanced Bonsai Design----Tanabata Day
nature’s extremes together to provide a natural balance and sense of harmony. This ancient art form has an amazing contemporary feel that can fit perfectly in your home and workplace. Lee will present a broad range of materials used in Ikebana, as well as divulge how and where to obtain such materials locally and how to create unique arrangements for different environments and purposes. Lee will create four arrangements, each depicting one of the four seasons of the Rocky Mountains West. Related Workshop: Ikebana Flower Arranging with Diana LeeFriday, Oct. 26Denver Botanic GardensBecome inspired by trying your hand at creating two different Ikebana arrangements. Certified Ikebana teachers will be on hand to provide each participant with individualized coaching.
Bamboo & You Mini-Camp Friday, Oct. 26 Denver Botanic Gardens A one-day children’s camp focused on bamboo; explore connections to the Kizuna exhibition on the grounds.
Classes & Workshops Papermaking: Eastern Techniques Study the different fibers that can be used in handcrafted paper including cotton, kozo and other raw materials to create a unique paper. The focus of this class will be hands-on experience in Japanese papermaking.Cost: $70 member, $85 non-member. No prerequisites. *Sat., May 5, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Workshop held at KOZO-Fine Art Materials, 10 E. Ellsworth Ave., Denver)Instructor: Patricia Branstead,
KOZO HORTICULTURE 2012 ORANGERY DisplayAug. 30 – Nov. 18 Orangery display embraces Japanese themes, including stunning elements of chrysanthemums, bamboo, character pines.