During this pandemic, many chapters are hosting virtual exhibits.  The creativity of Ikebanists around the region is astounding.  Most of these exhibits are also on our Facebook page, just click on the Facebook icon in the right hand margin. Please like and share our Facebook page!

Virtual Exhibits by NCAR Chapters

Click here for a recent virtual exhibit by the Los Angeles Ohara chapter

Asheville Chapter has launched a 2nd virtual exhibit entitled “COVID-19 Inspired” designs. Very whimsical and creative. Enjoy by clicking here. Be sure to check out the titles of the designs!

Milwaukee chapter started their own version of an online exhibition at th end of March with submissions continuing until mid-June. They began with the traditional early spring flowers such as tulips, daffodils, forsythia and numerous others. Included in this exhibition is what is currently blooming. Therefore, there is a wide variety, some innovative, of arrangements for you to view. Please enjoy.

Miami Chapter #131 decided to use their “quarantine” time to create ikebana in their homes. Below are just a few examples:

San Diego #119 received 28 photos from their members who made arrangements while “sheltering in place”. You can see a few of them below, but also check out San Diego’s Facebook page for more. Be sure to “like, follow and even share” their Facebook page with your chapters’s page.

The Tacoma-Olympia #147 Chapter elected to engage their members by asking them to make Ikebana from their homes. Click here to see the results.

“Ikebana from your Own Backyard” – presented by Asheville #74

Part 1 – click here – scroll down and click on the first picture to start the slideshow
Part 2 – click here – scroll down and click on the first picture to start the slideshow

Virtual Exhibits by various Schools of Ikebana

Ichiyo Home Tour organized by Jeanne Houlton.  Enjoy this type of creativity while so many are “sheltering in place” but still connecting with flowers and their many friendships in flowers.

Here is one organized by  Katy Ho,  Ohara teacher in the Los Angeles Chapter, with designs from many North & Central American Ikebana Chapters (NCAR) and Ohara school of Ikebana chapters and study groups.

Want to see more of these virtual exhibits – check out our Facebook page (Ikebana North America).

If your chapter or school has held a Virtual Exhibit or is planning one, please let us know by contacting your Regional Advocate.  We would love to share it on our Facebook page for everyone in the NCAR to see and enjoy!