Events

Cultural Demonstrations

DEMONSTRATIONS OF SADO: The Way of Tea
Time: Noon, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, & 3:00pm
Location: Morikami's Seishin-an Tea House
Cost: $5 with paid admission to the museum
 Reservations are required for groups of ten or more
For more information please call 561-495-0233 x210
Observe the Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Seishin-an Tea House, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of the ceremony of tea; harmony (wa), reverence(kei), purity (sei), and tranquility (jaku), along with a sip of green tea and a sweet, will help bring a calm perspective into your busy life. This program is usually held the third Saturday of the month from October to June at noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm in the Seishin-an Tea House.
Individual reservations are not necessary, tickets sold the day of the event at a first come, first served basis.


Click here to view a video of the Morikami's Tea Ceremony by RaoulPop.
 Demonstrations available this season
  • 2014 Dates: Oct. 25, Nov. 15
  • 2015 Dates: Feb. 14, Mar. 21, Apr. 11, May 16, June 20

DEMONSTRATION OF KOTO
Time: 12:00pm,1:30pm, & 2:30pm
Location: Morikami's Seishin-an Tea House
Cost: $5 with paid admission to the museum 
Reservations are required for groups of ten or more
For more information please call 561-495-0233 x235
Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first introduced to Japan from China. Learn the fascinating history of this exquisite instrument and listen to its captivating and tranquil sounds demonstrated by koto teacher Mrs. Yoshiko Carlton. Be introduced to the basics of how this instrument is played and receive a koto music sheet of the most famous Japanese song Sakura, "Cherry Blossom."
Individual reservations are not necessary, tickets sold the day of the event at a first come, first served basis.

Demonstrations available this season

  • February 21, 2015

KIMONO CULTURE DEMONSTRATION
Time: 11:00am, 1:30pm, & 3:00pm
Location: Morikami's Seishin-an Tea House
Cost: $5 with paid admission to the museum
Reservations are required for groups of ten or more
For more information please call 561-495-0233 x210

Not all kimono are created equal! Learn about the traditional iconic kimono, with its rich culture, seasonal subtleties, and symbolic nuances. Observe a demonstration on how to properly wear and put on a kimono. In December, learn about the varieties of the casual kimono worn in daily life, festivals, and casual outings. In January, be introduced to the elegance of the formal kimono with its exquisite designs and finery worn to attend weddings, parties, special celebrations, and holidays.

Individual reservations are not necessary, tickets sold the day of the event at a first come, first served basis.

Demonstrations available this season

  • December 13, 2014 (Casual Kimono)
  • January 17, 2015 (Formal Kimono)