Learn the customs and art of Japanese gift presentation in this hands-on workshop. Combining traditions 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.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
TIMES 10:30am—12:00pm or 1:30pm—3:00pm (2 sessions offered)
MATERIAL FEE $10 (payable in cash to the instructor)
LOCATION Oki Education Center
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Instructor Reiko Nishioka, recently retired after 20 years of service as Morikami’s Director of Education, continues to research and teach about Japanese culture. Her creative flair, sense of design, and fascination with Japanese packaging come together in her original workshop she created, entitled The Art of Japanese Gift Presentation.