[Session 5] Japan 1600 - 1900: May 13, 9 AM - 2 PM
[Educator Program] Individually priced sessions - #5
Creating a National Culture & Becoming a World Power: 1881-1900
Participants will examine the political rise of Japan through the Meiji Restoration, including a review of the making of the constitution, the centralization of state power, Japan’s connections to other Asian neighbors, the establishment of first Prime Minister, and the founding of large-scale corporations that would impact the economic rise and prosperity of Japan.
Next event5/13/2018 9:00 AM
Workshop with Toshiki Okada
[Workshop] May 13, 4:30 PM
In conjunction with PlayCo’s English production of Time’s Journey Through a Room, internationally-renowned playwright/director and founder of the theater company chelfitsch Toshiki Okada leads an intensive workshop for actors, choreographers, dancers and physical theater artists. Okada’s directorial style, in which actors incrementally exaggerate everyday gestures and mannerisms through his stream of consciousness dialogue, won him critical acclaim worldwide. Delve into the idiosyncrasies of language and the physical body in this rare chance to work with one of the most talked-about Japanese directors living today.
Next event5/13/2018 4:30 PM
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The Art of Bonsai
[Gallery Workshop] June 2, 11 AM
Back by popular demand! In this creative workshop, you'll get the skills you need to master the meditative art form of bonsai — potted tree cultivation. Led by expert botanist and bonsai specialist Julian Velasco, this day-long event features an in-depth morning seminar on the history and craft of this classical Japanese art form, an exclusive viewing of rare examples, a discussion around the two bonsai recently installed in our lobby, and a hands-on practicum with your own bonsai tree.
Next event6/2/2018 11:00 AM