Japanese Tea Ceremony: Omotesenke
[Workshop] February 26, 6:30 PM
The Japanese art of tea ceremony is a time-honored tradition still widely practiced today, but with so many tools and so much etiquette, learning this beautiful practice can seem daunting.
Next event2/26/2020 6:30 PM
Japan's Alcohol Traditions: Sake, Shochu, Whisky & More
[Lecture] March 10, 6:30 PM
The scope of alcoholic beverages in Japan encompasses traditional drinks like sake, as well as Japanese interpretations of historically Western beverages. Japanese whisky, whose early fans included such luminaries as Jean-Paul Sartre and Ian Fleming, is today acclaimed as some of the world’s best.
Next event3/10/2020 6:30 PM
Painting Edo: Early Modern Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection
[Lecture] April 7, 6:30 PM
Japan’s Edo period (1615–1868) was an immensely innovative time, during which painters belonging to lineages old and new produced a wide spectrum of visually alluring works. Their paintings both reflected and constructed the pivotal early modern era, and the vibrant city for which it was named.
Next event4/7/2020 6:30 PM
Sake Cocktails: Sakura Celebration
[Workshop] April 22, 6:30 PM
It’s cherry blossom season, and what better way to celebrate Japan’s most iconic blossom than with some sakura-themed sake cocktails? At this hands-on workshop, sake sommelier Chris Johnson guides participants through mixing original sake cocktail creations inspired by the spring blooms.
Next event4/22/2020 6:30 PM
Designing Kimono: The Meaning Behind the Imagery
[Lecture] April 29, 6:30 PM
Plum blossoms, cranes, maple leaves – so many beautiful kimono have been adorned with these iconic motifs, going back centuries. Designing kimono requires a deep understanding of traditional imagery, combined with a flair for creativity and innovation.
Next event4/29/2020 6:30 PM