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
Family Workshop: Japanese Folk Dancing
[Family Workshop] March 1, 2:30 PM
Traditional Japanese dance has a long history and many variations, often borrowing movement from nature, animals, and life. At this workshop, families will have the unique opportunity to embrace a joyful Japanese tradition! Learn, create, and dance with the Hanagasa Kai group from the Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York. All abilities welcomed!
Next event3/1/2020 2:30 PM
Visible Mending with Christina Kim
[Workshop] April 4, 10:30 AM
This workshop introduces foundations of stitching, mending and patching boro textiles, offering a reinterpretation on the Japanese folk tradition. Artist Christina Kim explores this creative process as a personal history and meditation on repair and reuse.
Next event4/4/2020 10:30 AM
Family Workshop: Shibori: Japanese Tie Dye
[Family Workshop] April 5, 2:30 PM
Shibori is the art of creating patterns on dyed fabric by tying, twisting, rolling, and folding. A beautiful pattern emerges once the fabric dries and can be used for all kinds of things, from fashion accessories to household decorations. Join us to create your own one-of-a-kind Shibori piece!
Next event4/5/2020 2:30 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