Creative Play: Yokai (Creepy Creature) Mask
[Creative Play] October 27, 1 PM
Children will meet some of Japan’s favorite spirits (yokai) like tengu and kappa, and create their own hybrid creature masks in the spirit of Halloween.
Next event10/27/2019 1:00 PM
Family Workshop: Kowai/Kawaii (Spooky/Cute) Basket Making
[Family Workshop] October 27, 2:30 PM
From spooky ghosts to funny goblins, families will learn about Japan’s strange and unusual monsters and design their very own handmade trick-or-treat basket complete with one of Japan’s unique supernatural creatures.
Next event10/27/2019 2:30 PM
Creative Play: Autumn Foliage (Momijigari)
[Creative Play] November 10, 1 PM
Students will learn about the changing of the seasons and explore the colors of autumn through story, song, and a hands-on project!
Next event11/10/2019 1:00 PM
Family Workshop: Japanese Architecture
[Family Workshop] November 10, 2:30 PM
Participants will collaboratively create a bustling metropolis inspired by the development of Tokyo from 1964 to 2020. Families will use a wide range of recyclable and sustainable art materials to explore the ideas of transportation, sporting arenas, and housing with architects from Koko Architecture + Design.
Next event11/10/2019 2:30 PM
Creative Play: Nengajo Postcards
[Creative Play] December 8, 1 PM
Families will explore Japanese New Year’s traditions and print their own cards for the holidays! Similar to the Western custom of sending holiday cards, in Japan there is a tradition of sending New Year’s postcards, called nengajo.
Next event12/8/2019 1:00 PM
Family Workshop: Woodblock Printing
[Family Workshop] December 8, 2:30 PM
Families will explore Japanese woodblock printmaking techniques practiced by hanga masters, and create their own woodblock prints using authentic Japanese materials with a contemporary twist.
Next event12/8/2019 2:30 PM