Japanese Calligraphy Workshops
Saturday, May 13
Exploring Ink and Brush | Beginners
10:30am-12:30pm | Ethnographic Research Room
Discover your inner calligrapher by trying your hand at the expressive arts of Japanese sumi ink and brush calligraphy. Led by renowned calligrapher Kimura Tsubasa, this exploratory, hands-on workshop will guide you through the traditional tools, materials and methods of this fascinating art form. Designed for beginners and families with children ages 8 and up.
The Expressive Art of Japanese Calligraphy | Intermediate
2:30pm-4:30pm | Ethnographic Research Room
Master calligrapher Kimura Tsubasa will lead an in-depth workshop on the historical background, materials and methods of Japanese calligraphy. Tsubasa will demonstrate the use of her handmade brushes and inks, brought directly from Japan, and lead participants through the traditional and experimental techniques she has developed in her lifelong artistic practice. Designed for amateur or intermediate artists, designers and art students.
Japanese Calligraphy Workshop Details
Workshops will be in Japanese with English translation
Cost is per person and includes materials, museum admisison, and tax
- Adult: $30
- Youth/Student/Senior: $25
- Member: $15
- UBC Students/Staff/Faculty: $10
All participants are invited to join a curator’s tour of Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia, led by Fuyubi Nakamura at 1 pm.