A traditional Hawaiian hale in the exhibition space.

Master Class with Hitomi Gilliam: Tropical Nouveau

June 1, 2018

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hitomi Gilliam, the internationally renowned designer who co-created the European Master Certification with Belgium’s Tomas De Bruyne, has developed a new, sensuous style: Tropical Nouveau. This is a rare opportunity to learn how to combine tropical and temperate flowers in a soft Art Nouveau way by focusing on their textures and colors—with dramatic results. Come learn from a master, and experiment with Hitomi’s edgy Tropical Nouveau style by crafting a hand-tied bouquet and a vertical design. Materials included.