Ikenobo Ikebana Society of Los Angeles

Please take a moment to click through the various pages of this site to learn some history, find a class, enjoy the pictures, find an up coming demonstration, and/or exhibition that you can attend, or contact us with questions about upcoming events, or to find an instructor in your area. 

The Los Angeles Chapter of Ikenobo Ikebana is one of the largest chapters outside of Japan with over 300 members. The purpose of the chapter is to foster appreciation of Ikenobo Ikebana. There are over 20 active teachers in the Los Angeles area teaching classes, giving demonstrations, and holding exhibitions throughout the year. There is usually some Ikenobo event being held each month.

Ikebana is one of the traditional arts of Japan. The Japanese characters for Ikebana literally mean “living flowers” and is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. Also known as Kado (“the way of flowers”), ikebana is considered one of the meditative art forms in Japan.