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

Guest Artist Workshop: Bamboo Basket-Making Workshop

Guest Artist Workshop: Bamboo Basket-Making Workshop Saturday, February 9, 2019 WORKSHOP DETAILS Cost: $50 Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Oki Education Center Material Fee: $20 (cash payable to the instructor) *Required Materials to Bring With You: small garden/pruning shears, a pair of non-heavy duty pliers for wire work, and a spray water bottle. (Registration required)         Learn the art of bamboo basket making from a master bamboo craftsman, Akihiro Mashimo, from Kyoto, Japan in this hands-on workshop. Learn the history and beauty of bamboo craftsmanship, and how to apply traditional …

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Guest Artist Workshop: Japanese Lacquerware (Urushi) Workshop

Guest Artist Workshop: Japanese Lacquerware (Urushi) Workshop DATE: Saturday, December 8, 2018    COST: $60 TIME: 10:00am-1:00pm or 2:00pm-5:00pm (2 sessions offered) LOCATION: Oki Education Center Material Fee: $20 (cash payable to the instructor) (Advance registration required) Materials to bring with you:  a pencil and an apron Suggested to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Join Suzanne Ross on a journey through Japan’s history and learn about the roots of urushi (Japanese lacquerware) in Japanese culture, how this exotic material is extracted, and its use in traditional arts. Students will learn how to make decorative …

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Stone Carving Techniques Workshop (Professional Workshop)

Stone Carving Techniques Workshop (Professional Workshop) MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Takaaki Saida is a fifth generation stone smith who preserves his family tradition that has been passed down for generations. He uses classic stone-smith techniques and additionally collaborates with modern architects and artists in various fields. Saida is the owner of Saida Sekizai and is a certified Traditional Craftsman in Traditional Stone-masonry in Japan. 2:30PM, Monday, February 11, 2019 Google iCalendar from $80

Shibori Indigo Workshop

Shibori Indigo Workshop DATE Saturday, October 27, 2018 (shibori napkins)             Saturday, March 9, 2019  (shibori scarf) TIME  10:00am to 4:00pm LOCATION  Oki Education Center PRICE  $50 MATERIAL FEE  $20 (cash payable to the instructor) *Registration required Please bring with you: Rubber gloves (long ones like the ones used for dish washing) Apron/smock or wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty Plastic bag to take wet items home (a one gallon Ziploc would be good) ABOUT THE WORKSHOP The use of indigo dye, or aizome, has a long and cherished history …

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Block Printing Workshop

Block Printing Workshop 10:30AM, Sunday, December 10, 2017 Google iCalendar ($50 Workshop fee – $10 Material fee paid to instructor) 10:30AM, Saturday, December 15, 2018 Google iCalendar ($50 Workshop fee – $10 Material fee paid to instructor) 10:30AM, Saturday, April 13, 2019 Google iCalendar ($50 Workshop fee – $10 Material fee paid to instructor)

Youth Block Printing: Mini-Workshop

Youth Block Printing: Mini-Workshop 10:30AM, Saturday, July 21, 2018 Google iCalendar ($25 Workshop fee – $10 Material fee) 10:30AM, Saturday, August 10, 2019 Google iCalendar ($25 Workshop fee – $10 Material fee)

Youth Calligraphy: Mini-Workshop

Youth Calligraphy: Mini-Workshop           11:30AM, Saturday, June 9, 2018 Google iCalendar ($20 workshop fee – $5 material fee) 11:30AM, Saturday, July 7, 2018 Google iCalendar ($20 workshop fee – $5 material fee) 11:30AM, Saturday, August 4, 2018 Google iCalendar ($20 workshop fee – $5 material fee) 11:30AM, Saturday, August 3, 2019 Google iCalendar ($20 workshop fee – $5 material fee)

NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP II

NIHONGO: JAPANESE INTENSIVE WORKSHOP II 2-Day Workshop Nihongo: Introduction to Japanese is a beginner and lower intermediate program teaching Japanese speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students are introduced to Japanese culture and lifestyles through lessons and conversation. Levels I and II use Japanese for Busy People I (JBP I) and levels III and IV use Japanese for Busy People II (JBP II). Part 1-3 of each level should be taken sequentially as a series. For further unit descriptions and textbook overview see the syllabus button below.  For questions determining your level, please …

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THE WAY OF TAIKO: THE HEARTBEAT OF JAPAN

THE WAY OF TAIKO: THE HEARTBEAT OF JAPAN Taiko Drum Workshop     11:00AM, Sunday, January 28, 2018 Google iCalendar from $50 11:00AM, Sunday, March 18, 2018 Google iCalendar from $50 11:00AM, Sunday, January 27, 2019 Google iCalendar from $50 11:00AM, Sunday, April 14, 2019 Google iCalendar from $50

Koto Workshop

Koto Workshop 10:30AM, Saturday, October 13, 2018 Google iCalendar 10:30AM, Saturday, December 15, 2018 Google iCalendar

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