Ohara School of Ikebana Ottawa Chapter

A membership organization offering classes, demonstrations, workshops and information resources


Full Membership is open to all Ohara teachers, students and former students of the Ohara School.

Members are entitled to 1) vote in the election of the elected officers (secretary and treasurer), 2) participate in the general activities of the chapter, 3) if an active student, enter the Annual Exhibition sponsored by the Chapter, 4) receive newsletters and other communications issued by the Chapter, and 5) attend workshops and study sessions sponsored by the Chapter.

Associate Membership in the Ottawa Chapter is open to anyone in the community who has an interest in the Ohara School of Ikebana. Associate Members will receive newsletters and other communications and may attend Chapter activities and events, based on space availability. Associate Members may purchase some books and supplies through the Chapter. Associate Members are non-voting members and may not submit arrangements in formal exhibitions of the Ohara School though may attend and take part. Associate membership costs will remain at the same level as it is for regular members.

To become a Member or an Associate member please contact the Membership Chair, Michelle Barron at michibarron.oharaikebana@gmail.com

Membership dues for the fiscal year April 1 to March 31 are payable each year. Any new member who joins from September to the following April is a member for the following fiscal year. The annual membership dues are to be approved by a vote of the members of the Executive Board.