The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement

Ikebana Course Offered at the Boston Center for Adult Education
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Aug. 1, 2014 - PRLog -- WHAT:          The Boston Center for Education (BCAE) is offering Bostonians an exclusive one-session class on Ikebana: The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement from 1:00PM-4:00PM onSeptember 13th, 2014. This class is more than just simply putting flowers in a vase; it is a disciplined art form where the arrangement is considered a living entity where nature and humanity are brought together. Steeped in the philosophy of developing closeness with nature, the Ikebana style of flower arranging is over 600 years old and contains philosophical and symbolic meaning that students will explore.

Taught by professional Ikebana instructor Russell Bowers, students will learn the tools and techniques they need to create their own Ikebana arrangement and what it takes to create an aesthetic connection between nature and art. Every student will leave class with a unique arrangement to beautify their homes with. To sign up for this exclusive opportunity, students can register online ( or call the Boston Center for Adult Education at 617-267-4430.

WHERE:          Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116.

WHEN:          Saturday, September 13th, 2014; 1:00PM – 4:00PM

COST:          Non-Members: $51.00/Members: $43.00, Materials: $40.00

RSVP:          Registration is necessary. Please visit or call the Boston Center for Adult Education at 617-267-4430 to sign up.

About the Boston Center for Adult Education:

Founded in 1933, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) is the first, nonprofit adult education center in New England. The Boston Center for Adult Education serves as a meeting place for the Boston community to gather, learn, discuss and create. The BCAE offers educational classes taught by well-qualified leaders, staff, and volunteers who share the mission of enhancing our community. Today the BCAE teaches classes in Boston for almost every interest. Students can experience everything from yoga, photography, belly dancing, and stand-up comedy, to scotch tasting, cooking, achieving financial freedom, ESL classes and much more.  At their recently renovated headquarters on Arlington Street (Boston, MA) you'll find professional grade kitchens, top-notch technology, and versatile classroom space with free Wi-Fi. The BCAE offers a variety of personal and corporate membership levels with benefits including discounted tuition costs and discounts on local retailers. Browse classes, become a member, or support the BCAE online at The BCAE is located at 122 Arlington Street, Boston MA 02116. The BCAE administrative offices are open Monday- Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. The Student Services office is open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM-7:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. The BCAE is open on weekends during class times only.

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