I.I. Chapter No. 1 offers several activities that are open to the general public.  These include: Three Special Events or Luncheons/Demonstrations- when notable teachers and demonstrators from various schools, frequently the head of an ikebana school from Japan, is the featured guest/demonstrator.  Members may bring guests to these elegant affairs. And an Annual Exhibition – when members exhibit their artistry and workshops are held for the public.

 Annual Exhibit

This year the Annual Exhibition is held on April 13 through 22 at the US National Arboretum.  Please look here for more information.  New this year is a special event for kids 10-13 years old.  We hope you can join us and introduce the young people to an enriching experience.

Please refer to the sidebar menu to see the next scheduled Public Events.

Next Event —

Information and Registration Form for the June 20th Luncheon/Demonstration are are available by clicking on each link.

60th Anniversary Public Events (2017)

As part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations,  a luncheon demonstration featuring Valerie Eccleston, President of Washington, DC Chapter of Ichiyo School was held on March 25, 2017. Pictures of this event are available on our Photo Gallery.

As part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations,  a luncheon demonstration featuring Mika Tsujii, Head Teacher of Saga Goryu, was held on October 15 followed by Workshops on October 16, 2016.  Pictures of this event are available on our Photo Gallery.