Thursday Sep 26th, 5:30pm - 7pm
Located in the heart of New York City, FlowerSchool New York is the premier flower school to begin your floral education and exploration into the world of contemporary floral arranging. Offering a vast array of floral design classes, FlowerSchool New York brings the most sought-after designers from all over the world to teach classes.
Founded in 2003 by artistic director Eileen Johnson, FlowerSchool New York is the most prestigious center for the floral arts in New York City. It is the mission of FlowerSchool New York to celebrate great floral design and designers, and to help people live a richer life through flowers.
The school provides floral design classes for enthusiasts and floral professionals alike. We are dedicated to showcasing the best in floral design through different types of classes that range from beginner to professional level.
Above all, FlowerSchool New York encourages an appreciation for flowers and provides the opportunity for all floral lovers to develop their knowledge of flowers and celebrate great floral design.
What are some of your most popular classes that you offer on CourseHorse?
The Beginners Open Studio is our most popular class.
How long have you been in business? Can you share a bit about your history?
The School was founded by me (Eileen Johnson) in 2003 to highlight the talent and artistry of some of the world's best florists. Over the years, we have had many graduates start their own businesses.
What is your average class size?
Our average class size is around 10 students—sometimes more, sometimes less.
What is your typical student like? What are their goals?
Our students are typically interested in learning how to work with flowers. Often they come to us after having beautiful flowers at their wedding and would like to learn more.
Can you recommend activities to do in the neighborhood before or after class?
We are located near the High Line, The Whitney Museum, The Rubin Museum, and countless popular restaurants in the Meatpacking District.
There was no content taught. It was similar to a paint night in the sense it was follow and proceed. Of course beautiful arrangements were made but that was done without guidance for future endeavors. I’ve been working with Flowers for a little while now and I left with no new information on what creates a good arrangement or about maintenance of a good arrangement etc. I apologize for the negative feedback. The boutique used a beautiful array of flowers and I appreciate that.
Loved the class but wish it wasn’t so expensive.
I really enjoyed this class! The space and flowers were beautiful. The instructor was very informative and experienced and taught us many professional florist techniques that really helped me understand the way a flower arrangement is designed and assembled and they played nice music. The Flower School provided a profusion of beautiful blooms and greens and by the end of the class every student had a gorgeous arrangement in a elegant glass vase. They even packed up our flowers safely and beautifully for us to take home. I was the envy of the L train. I am still enjoying my bountiful bouquet and will definitely be back for another class. My only wish is that there had been a printed handout with the names of the flowers we used and some of the techniques the instructor taught us, like blowing into roses to help them open.
Loved this class! Instructors were very welcoming and helpful. Learned some great tips for flower arranging and would like to return and take additional classes with them.
Good intro for learning how to make a specific flower design. Was disappointed by the cost, expected to gain more general (overview of) flower arranging basics. This class was focused exclusively on creating one specific elaborate flower design so the learning wasn't really generalizable for everyday life/ creative arranging.
Knowledgeable and friendly instructor – spoke with people after class. Went above and beyond. The actual design was a lot of fun and gave you a great taste as a beginner.
Loved the class! Learned some helpful tips from the instructor and went home with a beautiful arrangement of flowers.
Great teacher! Super place!!
Loved everything about the class!!! Loved my take home centerpiece!!
I really enjoyed this class! However, the first hour was the instructor putting the arrangement together, with a lot of dead air during her demonstration, so it was a little awkward and not quite as interesting, until we got our hands busy creating our own arrangements. I would suggest simultaneously demonstrating the arrangement as students work with their arrangement as well. Thank goodness she put music on because the silence was getting a little uncomfortable. Instructor was helpful, as we continued creating our arrangements and offered some great tips. The class was informative and fun, but had some awkward moments. I would recommend the class and would take this class again.