Special Weekend Exhibit: Art in Bloom

Join The Delaware Contemporary for a special weekend exhibition of art and Ikebana floral design.…
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The Delaware Contemporary
Date
Fri, December 1

Event Details

Date
December 1, 2023
Location

The Delaware Contemporary
200 S. Madison St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801

Event Type
Ticket Cost
FREE!

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Join The Delaware Contemporary for a special weekend exhibition of art and Ikebana floral design. Art in Bloom will feature floral arrangements created by members of the Philadelphia Chapter of Ikebana International designed to complement and correspond to the contemporary art on display.

ABOUT IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL PHILADELPHIA #71
Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arranging. It can be traced back to the Japanese Shinto worship of nature and the Chinese Buddhist tradition of placing flowers on the altar to Buddha. Gradually, this custom filtered down to the people and, in modern times, has lost much of its religious significance. However, the ancient discipline of rules and forms is still observed today in a traditional ikebana arrangement. An ikebana arrangement will usually form some type of asymmetrical triangle. Materials may include leaves, branches, mosses, fruit and vegetables as well as flowers in all their evolving forms. Space between materials and the asymmetry of the design is important to the creation of an ikebana arrangement.

Ikebana International is a non-profit, cultural and educational organization established in 1956 and headquartered in Tokyo. Our mission is to stimulate, cultivate and perpetuate the study of ikebana, related arts, and culture by demonstrations and public exhibitions, and to strengthen relationships among teachers and students of ikebana with a deeper purpose of establishing better relationships among all peoples through the motto “Friendship Through Flowers”.

Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 2023
5 – 9 PM during Art Loop

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