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Who We Are

We are one of 165 chapters of Ikebana International in 60 countries world-wide, in existence since 1957. Our members come from the tri-state area and beyond.  Four or five times a year, we gather for program meetings featuring demonstrations by arrangers from various Ikebana schools or related cultural programs. We stage one exhibition annually in the New York City area.

Ikebana International, founded in 1956 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan is dedicated to the study and promotion of the art of Japanese flower arranging.  Representing all schools of ikebana, the organization has more than 8,500 members.  English is our official language. “Friendship through Flowers”, our motto.




~ Upcoming ~

Annual Culture Program:

Momo Suzuki's Japanese Dance
 & Mini Flower Show

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Mini Flower Show 11:30am| Lunch 12pm | Program 1pm

The Japanese American Association
Erik Thompsen Gallery
                49 West 45th St., 11th Floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Click here for registration form

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Last days of exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection: arrangements using select bamboo containers from the Abbey Collection by Judith S. Hata (Sogetsu), Hazue Tamura-Rogers (Sogetsu), and Beverly Hashimoto (Ohara) will be on display with this exhibit. June 13 - February 4, 2018.


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Join or RENEW! Click here for the 2017-18 membership form



Current Newsletter

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II New York Chapter's 60th Anniversary Event on October 12, 2016

Ale Graziano, Photographer - PHOTOS

Leehwa Sheih, Chapter Historian - PHOTOS


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