Calligraphy Demonstration and Workshop by RIHAKU: “Draw your summer” on Uchiwa, a Japanese fan Friday, June 8 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Setsugekka East Village – 74 E 7th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $55 Japanese calligraphy artist Rihaku Inoue will hold a calligraphy demonstration and workshop at teahouse Setsugekka in the East Village. The … Continue reading Japanese Calligraphy Artist’s Demonstration and Workshop at Setsugekka
Nihonga Workshop Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Sato Sakura Gallery New York – 501 W. 20th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) Fee: $60 per class Nihonga is Japanese painting based on traditional artistic styles, techniques, and materials and embodies the Japanese aesthetic. Sato Sakura Gallery is hosting an introductory Nihonga workshop to teach participants about the history … Continue reading Nihonga Workshop at Sato Sakura Gallery
ORINIGIRI Workshop Sunday, February 18 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. RESOBOX Chelsea – 203 W. 20th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $10 RESOBOX Chelsea presents a new type of art and a new way of eating with the ORINIGIRI Workshop. ORINIGIRI combines the fun features of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, and onigiri, the quintessential Japanese snack of rice balls. Recommended … Continue reading Discover ORINIGIRI, a Combo of Origami and Onigiri at RESOBOX Chelsea
Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $40/$35 Japan Society members, seniors, and students 2018 is the Year of the Dog — get your New Year started out on the right “paw” at this ema making workshop. Ema, or votive wooden plaques, are offered at shrines in Japan to express one’s prayers or gratitude. Originally depicting … Continue reading Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society
Interdisciplinary art collaborations based on and influenced by “Urashima Taro” Continue reading Japanese Culture Day: Hiroko Otani's "Urashima Taro" returns to Art Lab, Snug Harbor, S.I.