Floral Design:
Intro Classes & Workshops


What is the line between art and decoration? Think beyond the confines of "pretty" and consider flowers in terms of line, gesture, texture, and form. We will examine the colors and patterns of masterworks from NYBG's latest exhibition, then create more...
251FDN323 07/20 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Werber

More than merely arranging flowers, Ikebana seeks to create a living sculpture that transcends the beauty of nature by focusing on the shape, line, harmony, and balance of the plants. Instructor Junko Miura, one of New York's most acclaimed floral more...
251FDN327 07/25 Th 10:00am-5:00pm Miura

Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color more...
251FDN306B 07/27 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Elfe


Florists and floral designers who want long-lasting, gorgeous interior plantings won't want to miss this unique class from florist, horticulturist, and indoor plant expert Chris Raimondi. In this class, Chris shares essential horticulture practices for proper selection and maintenance of more...
251FDN310 08/02 Fr 10:00am-5:00pm Raimondi, CLP

Familiarize yourself with the basics of sustainable floral design through orchids. This course teaches you to create stunning arrangements, step by step, with simple design principles and easy-to-find materials.
251PLT130A 08/07   Elfe

There are many types of flowers available for floral designers, from exotic imports to locally grown. Learn to identify new varieties of old favorites, seasonal flowers, and various foliages. Topics include the special handling needs of many flower types. more...
251FDN308 08/15 Th 10:30am-1:00pm Elfe

Create your own professional-looking arrangements with economical, store-bought bouquets. Using simple design principles and fresh flowers from your local grocery store or farmers market, learn how to design and create your own elegant arrangements.
251FDN210E 08/23 Fr 11:00am-1:00pm Elfe
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