Workshops & Classes
Water in the Japanese Garden
In conjunction with the exhibition Landscaping America: Beyond the Japanese Garden, the National Museum presents a four-part series of gardening demonstrations led by horticultural experts.
Dr. Vergil Hettick, curator, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach, explores aspects of water in Japanese gardens including its use as a source of meditative inspiration. Topics include pre-industrial water effects in Japan, modern circulatory pumps, water recycling and filtration, and the Japanese influence on modern reflective ponds. This demonstration will feature a sample water recycling setup complete with live fish. Single demonstration price: $8 National Museum members, $10 non-members. Series price: $25 National Museum members, $35 non-members. Includes Museum admission. Reservations strongly recommended.
Made possible, in part, by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles and The Boeing Company.
Four-Part Gardening Demonstration Series
July 28 - The Herbal and Healing Garden
August 11 - An Introduction to the Art of Bonsai
August 26 - Water in the Japanese Garden
September 9 - Urban Gardens for Small Spaces: A Container Gardening Demonstration