Interested in becoming a professional florist? Curious about taking programs at FlowerSchool NY or working at the FlowerSchool Flower Shop?
Join us for an Open House to meet our staff, alumni and other floral industry professionals. We will discuss sustainability, what a career as a floral designer is like, industry and salary expectations, past alumni achievements, job postings, and what classes are best for you and your schedule.
Following a slideshow presentation, there will be a Q & A period. We will be happy to answer any of your questions about the school, student life, and what to expect.
FlowerSchool NY has teamed up L.E.A.F Flower Week to launch the arrival of the first annual city-wide celebration of florals! A way for the city to come together and enjoy the beauty of nature, L.E.A.F brings a riot of color across the city with #NYFlowerWeek – a series of pop-up installations in which Manhattan will – quite literally – blossom on Tuesday on June 11th and Wednesday June 12th, 2019!
This three-day Event Planning series is for florists, caterers, event planners or anyone planning an event. Students will learn the workflow, fundamentals and best way to realize a fully planned event. In this simulated project management course, we will show you how to plan an event from start to finish. You will meet your Client, and learn how to create layouts, timelines, and budgets, as well as the elements of design. You will also learn about vendor relations and get to meet real industry professionals.
The Conditioning Lab is a simulated design studio experience where students spend the entire day conditioning flowers for up and coming projects. Student will learn the best workflow to process flowers including how to check-in materials, prepping containers and conditioning different varieties of flowers depending on their needs and time of use.
This day-long field trip will help students visualize the techniques and trends of the floral industry. Here, students will visit different flower shop models in terms of size, design focus and specialties. The tour will highlight different workflow methods and atmospheres a business owner can evoke in their shop. The tour will stop at a local bistro for lunch.
The Beginners Open Studios are for people interested in floral design who want to try working with flowers and learn some very helpful tips and tricks. This studio class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal arrangement while learning professional design basics. This is a great way to introduce yourself to the world of floral design, and take your creation home with you!
FlowerSchool is traveling down under! Come and experience the very best of New York and have the chance to be instructed by one of FlowerSchool New York’s most experienced designers; Executive Director of FlowerSchool New York and FlowerSchool Los Angeles, Calvert Crary.