Floral Design Classes

Learn the art of floral design and flower arranging through hands-on workshops and demonstrations.  Courses include traditional and modern styles of floral art and instruction in a variety of settings, ranging from step-by-step classes to sophisticated workshops and programs.

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Class Schedule April – August 2015

Contemporary Floral Design Workshop Series:

Wired | April 16

Decorative wire provides a plethora of ways to give new life to traditional flower arrangements.

Contained, II | May 28

Create a concentration of low, dense flowers in a design inviting viewers to explore it.

Collections | June 18

Learn how to balance a variety of flower types through repetition of elements such as color, texture, or form.

Partitioned, II | July 23

Create a garden-inspired arrangement using plants and flowers to create a multi-tiered composition with a natural stem lattice.


Basic Floral Design, Part 1 | May 12, 14, 19, 21, 26

Learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of Floral Designs – the building blocks of true creativity.


Basic Floral Design, Part 2 | June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Expand your knowledge of composition, cut flower preparation, and mechanics for various types of arrangements.


Lunchtime Lecture: Yesterday and Today: Classic French Floral Design | June 3

David Pippen demonstrates late 19th-century floral design with garden flowers, then creates a contemporary interpretation of the style.  Includes lunch.


Intermediate Floral Design | July 14, 21, 28, August 4

Continue exploring elements and principles of design with instructor Mimi Cassick and how they apply in floral design.

Interested in gaining a thorough foundation in the art of floral design?

Explore our Floral Design Certificate Program.

Explore the Certificate