[Family Event] Sunday, July 10, 1- 4 pm
Japan's famous Tanabata legend (Hikoboshi and Orihime) will be introduced through shadow puppetry in an interactive setting with songs. Afterward, families will make puppet dolls, paper ornaments and their own traditional tanzaku, thin paper strips for writing wishes and to hang on bamboo branches. Recommended for children ages 3-10 and accompanying adults.
[Student Program] August 7—11, 2017 (5 Days), 1—5 PM
Student Exhibition: August 11, 6 PM
Explore the world Japanese ink art in a one-week workshop that exposes you to the fundamentals of the traditional and modern art forms of sumi-e, calligraphy, fish printing and more. Learn from professional working artists, including master calligrapher Masako Inkyo, sumi-e artist Ayakoh Furukawa and printmaker Joe Mullins, as you practice traditional techniques and methods and make your own unique work. Exhibit your favorite pieces in a student exhibition open to family and friends.
Tuition: $300/$250 Japan Society members
Needs-based scholarship available. Apply today!