The Art of Japanese Gift Presentation Workshop

Learn the customs and art of Japanese gift presentation in this hands-on workshop. Combining traditional with contemporary aesthetics, participants are introduced to the beauty of Japanese packaging and design, often times incorporating natural and unconventional materials.  Learn to wrap with washi (Japanese traditional handmade paper), create uniquely designed boxes, and other techniques to give your gift an Asian-inspired elegance. Workshop tools and materials will be provided for the participants to use.

Assorted gift-wrapped items

Details

Time

  • 10:30am – 12:00pm or
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Dates

  • Saturday, December 12, 2020

Price

  • $35 per session

Material Fee

  • $10 (cash payable to the instructor)

Location

  • Oki Education Center

Meet Your Instructor

Instructor Reiko Nishioka was the Morikami’s former Director of Education and retired after 20 years of service. She continues her passion to research and teach about Japanese culture through her work.  Her creative flair, sense of design, and fascination with Japanese packaging come together in the workshops she teaches. She is the instructor of our Adult Calligraphy, Furoshiki: The Art of Japanese Fabric Wrapping, and The Art of Japanese Gift Presentation Workshops.

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