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August 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 21

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Leslie Botanical Classrooms

$145, $120 WBG and JASK members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)


Ikebana is a Japanese floral art form rooted in ancient tradition.  Practicing it reconnects us to an appreciation of nature’s gifts and allows your creativity to blossom.
This 6-hour, hands-on workshop introduces you to ikebana’s basic forms as well as concepts behind “free style” expression. You will create arrangements with Brooke Pohl as your guide and have the benefit of learning from everyone’s explorations. Each arrangement created may then be taken home to enjoy.

Instructor: Brooke Pohl lives in Lexington. She has practiced and taught Sogetsu ikebana throughout North America for nearly 30 years.  Commissioned works include the Lexington Symphony, restaurants, meditation centers, and various public and private events.

This workshop’s registration provides all necessary flowers, 1 container and a kenzan (needle flower holder).
Please bring floral shears and 1 or 2 additional containers of your choice. We strongly recommend you bring a bucket or container to carry your flowers home.

Lunch from Osaka (sushi and salads) and refreshments during the 6-hour day are included.
Ages 18+


Partnered with Japan / America Society of Kentucky




Refund Policy

Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Kat Rivers at krivers@waterfrontgardens.org or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only.


Emergency Cancellation

In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.


August 21, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG
1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States