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Bamboo Art in Bamboo Crafts at J-COLLABO

Bamboo Art in Bamboo Crafts

Friday, August 30 until Sunday, September 8 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (Thursday through Sunday only)
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 31 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

J-COLLABO – 300 7th Street, Brooklyn

Admission: Free

J-COLLABO presents a solo exhibition by Takayuki Shimizu, a talented young bamboo artist from Beppu. Don’t miss out this rare opportunity to see phenomenal bamboo art outside of Japan.

Bamboo Basket-Making Workshop

Shimizu will conduct a bamboo basket-making workshop on the following days:

  • Saturday, August 31
  • Sunday, September 1
  • Saturday, September 7
  • Sunday, September 8

Each two-hour workshop will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Suggested donation: $30

Children are welcome to participate, but those ages 8 to 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Space is limited to ten people per session, and reservations are required. Please email or respond to J-COLLABO’s Eventbrite page to reserve your spot.

J-COLLABO is a social network that fosters collaborations between artists of all genres with the common focus of Japanese culture. It hosts exhibitions and cultural activities and has a shop that sells products from Japan at its Park Slope location. Learn more about J-Collabo at its website and Facebook page.