Ikebana International – Denver Chapter 66
Ikebana International (I.I.) is a non-profit cultural organization headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and dedicated to promoting and appreciating Ikebana, Japanese flower arranging. It was founded in 1956 by the late Ellen Gordon Allen who promoted the aim of fostering international fellowship through the study of Ikebana. With the motto, “Friendship Through Flowers,” I.I. has over 10,000 members from over 60 countries.
We are one of over 130 chapters Worldwide and part of the Ikebana International North & Central American Region (NCAR), a headquarters for the North and Central American regional chapters.
We are supported by generous donations from our members and sponsors. Your contributions are important to us. Help us by donating to Ikebana Iwaya Fund, a tax-free donation fund. Please designate Chapter 66 as the beneficiary of your donation. Thank you!
Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arranging. Unlike Western arrangements, Ikebana’s appeal worldwide is due to the uniqueness and simplicity of designs. Sogetsu, one of the largest schools of ikebana, follows the principles that any one may create an arrangement...
Ikebana Denver Chapter 66
Our chapter was founded in 1962 and includes members from several Ikebana schools including Ikenobo, Ohara, Sangetsu, and Sogetsu. Select an icon above to find classes and teachers representing these various schools in the Denver area.
Throughout the year we hold workshops and presentations featuring demonstrations by arrangers of the various schools and related cultural programs. We also participate in various public exhibitions displaying our members’ work.
Classes and Events
Ikebana is an expression of our respect and appreciation towards nature. We observe life through the arrangement of plants. During each class, participants receive hands-on instruction to put together an arrangement to take home.