Put your finger on the pulse of Japanese culture with this special program by the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT). Let's Talk Art! Online is a conversational program designed to give diverse visitors the opportunity to learn about, appreciate, and discuss art. It is the first attempt by a Japanese museum aiming at cross-cultural...Read more
For those who have visited or would like to visit a Shinto shrine in Japan but cannot help wondering
What constitutes a Shinto shrine? How do we actually pray in a Shinto shrine? What is that vermilion building over there? How do we perform ritual purification? What is a day in the life of a Shinto priest like?
Make your original wine glass with antique ceramics and the ceramics created by the famous ceramic artists. Taku Nakano is the unique ceramist and the owner of his studio in Omotesando, where it’s known for the epicenter of fashion. His artistic view of the world has been put into his creations and he has been making his own craft with ceramics...Read more
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You'll be taught how to paint Bamboo, San-sui landscape, and more in sumi-e. You'll paint 4-5 sheets in around...Read more
Not only going to Mt Fuji, have fun trying Japanese traditional costume such as Samurai, Ninja and Kimono on this tour.
Hiring a minivan or bus, we will take you to one of the most popular tourist spots in Japan, Mt. Fuji. Take photos at Lake Kawaguchiko, go up to Mt. Fuji 5th or lower station, and have your own lunch at the lakeside like...Read more
Suitable for all levels of photographers, from people just picking up a camera for the first time, to semi-professionals, we always make sure to find something new to teach you. With our one-on-one tours, we can make sure to go to the spots that interest you most, be they hidden gems, or spending time to get the perfect shot of Hachiko...Read more
If you would like to experience real Japanese (also traditional) culture in a Japanese ordinary house near Tokyo area, we belive this is the GO place. Our service includes experiencing Japanese traditional tea ceremony, playing Japanese Koto (a Japanese harp) music, trying on Japanese traditional outfit called Kimono ( Ninja costume is also...Read more
Discovery of the dynamics between the brush, the ink and the paper, realization of drawings on paper by association of techniques of Japanese calligraphy and sumi-e art. In this class, you will explore new and artistic writing expressions through basic Japanese calligraphy...Read more
Quiet, simple, sophisticated, elegant ... there are so many ways to express the beauty of Ikebana; but Ikebana is an art which reflect your own feelings, the heart. By joining the class, you may learn not only the sense of Japanese beauty but also your emotion which comes from deep inside yourself.
In the YANESEN calligraphy classroom deepen your understanding of Japanese culture. The everyday use of brushes has almost disappeared. We hope you will calm your mind by experiencing this ancient Japanese...Read more
Learn from qualified teachers how to make beautiful arrangements for every season, and enjoy the sense of harmony among the materials, the container and the space around them. You will be taken to YANAKA local flower shop and you can choice your wants and seasonal flowers. Your Ikebana arrangement is assisted by our Ikebana specialist stepby...Read more
Experience authentic Japanese Zen Japanese Calligraphy culture. English-speaking Japanese Calligraphy Artist can teach you to write your own name in Kanji characters. Create a unique souvenir Japanese scroll with your name in...Read more
"Matcha Calligraphy ®" can enjoy by visual, olfactive, and natural changes of nature.
As time passed, even though the color of Matcha change gradually and decay, It seems as if you are seeing change in the four seasons in Japan. Somehow nostalgic, fairly and beautiful Art that touches our five senses.
?About Edo Kiriko? Edo kiriko is Japanese cut glass which is only made in the Tokyo area. It has been made for around 200 years. They cut and draw the pattern, so the craftsman’s skill and experience is important.
Nowadays, some Edo kiriko are colored, but originally they were clear. Edo kiriko is a famous gift for celebration...Read more
Tea Ceremony is one of the arts that every trainee geisha must study in order to learn about Japanese culture, aesthetics, and manners.
This gives you the chance to watch young geisha practicing their tea ceremony skills with you as the guests. The geisha speak English and can explain the history and principles behind tea ceremony. Being...Read more
Enter into a traditional Japanese kimono room to have an intimate experience watching a young geisha apply her traditional makeup and choose her outfit for her work. You will get an exclusive insight into the application of the infamous white makeup and also get to see all the beautiful accessories up-close and...Read more