The Art of Sogetsu Ikebana

Mondays, May 10 through 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Join Margaret Taylor for this two-part exploration of the fastest growing and most modern school of Japanese floral art. Known for both its simplicity and complexity, Sogetsu has inspired poets and artists for centuries. Learn the basics along with the wide range of creative styles found in this art form. Through pictures and a mixture of live discussion and instructional video, explore Sogetsu designs. Discover the many cultural inspirations for ikebana, including poetry, our feelings, the seasons, and nature.


Public $50, TBG Member or Volunteer $40
plus fees + HST
Location: Online (Zoom)
Registration Deadline: May 10, 12 p.m.

About Margaret Taylor

For more than 15 years, Margaret’s passion for flowers has led her to exhibit, judge, demonstrate and teach floral design in Canada and abroad. A recipient of many awards, Margaret’s accolades include Canada Blooms’ Founder’s Gold Cup for Best in Show. Margaret has also won Best in Show on two occasions at the provincial triennial show and as a result, has been chosen to represent Canada in two world shows. It was her greatest honour to exhibit for Canada both in Boston and in India. Margaret is currently a floral design judge accredited by the Garden Clubs of Ontario, a horticultural judge accredited by the Royal Botanical Gardens and a rose judge accredited by the Canadian Rose Society. Margaret is also a Sogetsu Ikebana teacher and exhibitor. Much lauded for her design acumen by the horticultural community, she is a past-president of the Garden Club of Toronto and is a coordinator of floral design studies at Toronto Botanical Garden.