Learn about Japanese language, art, stories and culture! Session 1 (ages 8-12) is a more in depth exploration of art, language and culture that includes wind bells, Sumi calligraphy, Japanese food preparation, indigo dyeing, hanging Kokedama (moss balls), Tama ire and Hanetsuki games, haiku and more. Session 2 (ages 5-7) focuses on traditional seasonal celebrations and festivals and will include beginning vocabulary, folktales, Zen gardens with kimono dolls, Ikebana (flower arrangement), Kokedama and more. Origami, Sumi-e (ink painting) and games will be enjoyed along with Japanese snacks and tea.
Brought to you by: Vashon Center for the Arts
Location: Mukai House & Garden, 18017 107th Ave SW
Dates: August 6-10
Cost: $200 Member, $220 General +$30 materials – Registration opens March 15
Instructor: Gerie Wilson and Yuka Mullen