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September Lecture

Anderson Japanese Gardens will host its September lecture on Thursday, September 21.  The lecture titled: Chabana & Zen Aesthetics.  The lecture, hosted by Kimiko Gunji, will focus on the history of Japanese flower arranging (Ikebana) and will explain the characteristics and functions of tea flowers (chabana).  Kimiko will also demonstrate various styles of ikebana arrangements featuring chabana. Kimiko Gunji is Professor Emeritus of Japanese Arts & Culture in the School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She is a […]

August Public Tours

  Monday 8/7- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/14- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/21- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/28- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM Wednesday 8/2- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/9- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/16- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/23- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/30- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM Friday 8/4- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/11- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/18- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM 8/25- 10:30 AM | 1:15 PM […]

Laurent House

About Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Laurent House is the only building that world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for a disabled client. Designed in 1949, using his Usonian hemicycle style of intersecting arcs, this organic architecture drew on Wright’s life-time interest in Japanese art and architecture that married natural materials, such as the House’s Chicago common brick and Tidewater red cypress, with the indoor and outdoor environments. Wright’s design was […]