Sogetsu Ikebana Los Angeles Branch
Sogetsu is one of several ikebana flower arranging schools founded in Japan, but now followed by practitioners throughout the world. The Sogetsu School was founded by the late headmaster Sofu Teshigahara in 1927. Sofu developed a school of ikebana that was deeply rooted in Japanese tradition, yet embraced the evolving requirements of the modern age. The current headmaster, Akane Teshigahara, is the fourth generation in a succession of family members to lead the school. Her beautiful, bold and delicate works have been shown in exhibitions worldwide.
In the Spring of 1985, Sogetsu headquarters in Japan officially established the Los Angeles Branch as part of its North American Overseas Division.
• Sogetsu Los Angeles Branch will have their annual katen on November 4 & 5, 2023. It will be held at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA. The title of the exhibition is "Ikebana X Anime - Sogetsu captures the spirit of Japanese Animation". See below for invitation: