Welcome to
Ikebana International
Houston Chapter #12

About Us


We meet the first Tuesday of the month, September thru May to enjoy the arts of Asia - with an emphasis on ikebana.  Our membership drive is now through June for the 2018/19 club year. See below for details.

Study Ikebana

Classes in the art of Japanese Flower Arranging are currently held at the

 Trini Mendenhall Community Center

 1414 Wirt Road

Friendship Through Flowers

That is the motto of Ikebana International. We are a vibrant club celebrating our 60th anniversary this year. 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

Houston is a great city to develop your interest in ikebana. Five of the major ikebana schools have teachers offering classes and workshops. Join us for monthly programs or contact a teacher and start your lessons.

Ikebana Houston Chapter #12

Join us as a club member

We have 2 levels of membership.

  1. A Full membership is on the international level.  You have access to the 265+ II chapters around the world when travelling.  You will receive the quarterly publication from II Tokyo detailing ikebana schools and arrangements plus Japanese travel and arts through its rich photography. Membership is $75.  A full membership payment must be received by the club before our summer break in June. After the June 1st deadline, full members must  enroll directly with II Tokyo and make payment in yen.
  2. An Associate membership is on the local level. These members may participate in all the Houston activities but not have access with the other chapters.  Membership at this level is $35.

Membership at all levels supports the study of ikebana in Houston.

2018/19 Membership Form (pdf)


Upcoming Club Programs

April Meeting - 4/6/18

Member, Nanako Tingleaf, will be hosting  Professor Miura in her home.  II members will have the chance to enjoy an Ikenobo demonstration in an intimate setting.  A light lunch will be served.  This meeting kicks off our membership drive for 20218-19 club year. Please bring your dues. RSVP from the evite. 

May Meeting - 5/1/18

Please join members for the last luncheon before our 3 month summer break.  The Annual Installation of Officers Luncheon will be at the Junior League of Houston, located at 1811 Briar Oaks Ln. Lunch starts at 11:30. This will be your last opportunity to join as a full Ikebana International member before the break.  Don't miss out on the quarterly magazine from Tokyo by signing up now.

September Meeting - 9/11/18


Our first meeting back from the summer break is always a great time. Check back for more info.  See you there!