Paper-cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun

Guest Artist Workshop Paper-cutting with Hiromi Moneyhun Sponsored by Batchelor Foundation and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott Join guest artist Hiromi Moneyhun to create a unique piece of kirie (paper cut) artwork. Be introduced to her intricate style and her inspiration to create her whimsical and bold artwork. Learn special cutting techniques and get the chance to create your own paper cut artwork to take home. In December, participants will create a one-of-a-kind kirie holiday ornament for their home or to gift to someone special. A kyo uchiwa is a type …

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Travel to Japan: Intro to Language and Culture

Workshop Travel to Japan: Intro to Language and Culture Traveling to Japan?  This one-day workshop (6-hours) will offer you a basic introduction into Japanese language and culture.  Learn how to ask directions or how to order food and much more.  Feel more confident while visiting the Land of the Rising Sun. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE WORKSHOP DETAILS TIME  9:30 am -12:00 pm, break, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Workshop 1  Saturday, October 12, 2019 Workshop 2  Saturday, April 18, 2020 PRICE  $90 per session LOCATION Oki Education Center   9:30AM, Saturday, October 12, 2019 Google …

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KOKORO: Synchronizing Heart and Mind

Music Concert KOKORO: Synchronizing Heart and Mind Sponsored by the JM Family Enterprises and Residence Inn Boca Raton by Marriott Friday, March 13, 2020 TIME   7:00pm, museum doors reopen at 6:00pm Cost $35 (members $30) Location Morikami Theater     Join us in an artistic adventure with performers from Japan and Florida united in an evening of dance and musical revelry to join our kokoro. Kokoro in Japanese is used interchangeably to mean the “heart” and “mind.” In Japan there is no separation of the two, compared to the Western notion where …

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Educational Programming Registration Opens

Educational Programming Registration Opens Click on the Cultural Program Tab on our website to view all of our offerings.  Special programs includes: films, lecture and presentations. 12:01AM, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Google iCalendar

Sado: Tea Ceremony Class

Sado: Tea Ceremony Class Expand upon your knowledge of Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class. Perform traditional Japanese tea ceremony, with its ever-evolving seasonal subtleties, in the authentic Seishin-an Tea House under the guidance of instructor Yoshiko Hardick. The tea ceremony changes from month to month and from season to season. The Beginners class and Intermediate class will share one class session together. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE CLASS DETAILS PRICE: 2-week session: $55 ($50 members) Class sessions run 2-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes. MATERIAL FEE: N/A PREREQUISITE: None for …

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A Summer of Studio Ghibli Films: The Classics

A Summer of Studio Ghibli Films: The Classics Sponsored by JM Family Enterprises The critically acclaimed works of Studio Ghibli has won numerous awards and recognition all over the world. This summer at the Morikami, journey into the fantastic and imaginative world of seven Studio Ghibli classics with stories that touch the heart, inspire, and make us smile. The Secret World of Arrietty– A film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (95 min., Rated G) Sunday, May 12, 2019  11:00am (Dubbed in English) 2:00pm (In Japanese, subtitled in English) Discover the debut film from the Academy Award®-nominated …

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Strokes of Genius: Artistry and Music with Yasunori Kimata

Strokes of Genius: Artistry and Music with Yasunori Kimata Underwritten by the JM Foundation, Sushi Republic Restaurant and Renaissance Hotel DATE  Friday, February 23, 2018 TIME  7:00pm, museum doors reopen at 6:00pm PRICE  $20 (members $15) LOCATION  Morikami Theater Advance ticket purchase required   Join up-and-coming artist Yasunori Kimata for an evening of art, music and the mastery of the brush. An artist with many talents, Kimata is in his element as he paints live. See art come to life before your eyes, accompanied by the heart-pounding rhythms of taiko drumming by Fushu Daiko …

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Shibori Indigo Workshop

Shibori Indigo Workshop The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history in Japan. The deep blue colors for which Japanese textiles are celebrated come from the leaves of the tade ai, a plant introduced to Japan from China in the sixth century. Shibori is a Japanese technique of manual resist dyeing used to make patterns on fabrics. Learn various shibori techniques and get a chance to make your own shibori creation. In our October session, make a set of special dinner napkins for your home. Come to …

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Block Printing Workshop

Block Printing Workshop Japan has a long, rich history of woodblock printing, called mokuhanga, dating back to the 11th century. The ukiyo-e genre of block prints flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries.  Morikami is offering a workshop with a modern twist on this ancient art form, where participants can carve and print with linoleum blocks to create unique and exciting imagery. Instructor Brian Reedy has been teaching this method for over 20 years, and offers an approach that is easily accessible for beginners, yet challenging for seasoned artists. Printing …

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Film Screening – “American Pastime” movie

Film Screening – “American Pastime” movie Underwritten by the JM Foundation. Discussion led by Producer Kerry Yo Nakagawa. ABOUT THE FILM American Pastime is a powerful, inspiring drama set in the 1940’s U.S. concentration camps, about a Japanese American family, whose love of country, jazz music and baseball help them find strength to survive indignity and injustice. Audience favorite winner of the Asian American Film Festival in San Francisco with themes of redemption, tolerance, patriotism and especially humanity. “American Pastime is a crowd-pleaser…”  Dennis Harvey, Daily Variety “The movie culminates in a …

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NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP II

Language Lessons NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP II 2-Day Workshop This intensive 2-day workshop continues where you left off in Workshop I, it covers Units 2 and 3 of the required textbook and continues with hiragana reading and writing. Required Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition, Kana Version (ISBN-13: 978-1568363851) and Kana Workbook (ISBN-13: 978-1568364018). For further unit descriptions and textbook overview see the syllabus button below.  For questions determining your level, please contact lniven@pbcgov.org. 2019-2020 SCHEDULE Saturdays, 12:00pm–4:00pm Workshop II: February 22 & March 7, 2020 WORKSHOP DETAILS PRICE  …

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