The Art of Ink: Summer Immersion Workshop for High School Students
[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!
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Star Festival: Tanabata
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Next event7/9/2017 1:00 PM
The Art of Origami in Your Mathematics and ELA Classroom
[2-Day Workshop for Educators] August 1 & 15, 9 AM-4 PM
Looking for creative ways to teach math concepts? Join this NYC Department of Education accredited one (1) unit interactive workshop designed to equip educator and adult participants with tools to bring the “real world” into the math classroom. Participants will also hone lesson design and infuse lessons with deep cultural connections to Japan, its people, and worldview. Through the art of ORIGAMI (paper-folding), participants will learn to fold animals, boxes, and geometric figures that are used to explore and explain a wide variety of mathematical ideas, foster conversations about deep mathematical and literary concepts, and provide motivation for developing common mathematical and socials studies language.
Open to general public and educators: 1P credit available from the NYC Department of Education
Generous support for this course is provided by the US-Japan Foundation.
Next event8/1/2017 9:00 AM