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Cultural Demonstrations

Experience Japanese culture in our live demonstrations on select Saturdays throughout the season. Each demonstration offers our visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in Japanese culture. Enjoy sado (tea ceremony), koto (a traditional stringed instrument) and kitsuke (kimono culture).

Koto Demonstration
12:00PM, Saturday, February 13, 2016

PROGRAM DETAILS  Saturday, February 13, 2016 $5 with paid museum admission Times: 12:00pm, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm Location: Tea House Reservations are required for groups of ten or more. Individual reservations are not necessary. Tickets are sold the day of the event on a first come, first served basis. For more information please call 561-495-0233 x 263. Koto is a traditional Japanese stringed instrument first …

Demonstration of Sado: The Way of Tea
12:00PM, Saturday, February 20, 2016
12:00PM, Saturday, March 19, 2016
12:00PM, Saturday, April 9, 2016
12:00PM, Saturday, May 21, 2016
12:00PM, Saturday, June 18, 2016

The true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet - can bring a calm perspective to a busy life. The tea ceremony (called cha-no-yu, sadō, or chadō in Japanese) incorporates strict etiquette, which serves as the foundation of its choreographed …