Learn About Japan! Japanese Culture Day
Dates: Sat Jul 13, 13
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 South Park Street
Join us for a fun afternoon as we explore Japanese art, clothing and food with staff and volunteers from the WMU's Soga Japan Center for Japanese Culture.
- Make (or sample) a colorful, yummy sushi roll
- Watch a demo and learn about Japanese calligraphy
- Try on a yukata (summer robe) and geta (clogs)
- Create an origami shape
- Make a Gyotaku (Japanese fish print)
- Okinawan-style Taiko dance group Michigan Okinawa Association Chimugukuru-kai performs at 2:15!
Activities are free.
Gallery Admission for Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art:
Free for KIA members, active military, and children under 13; $2 youth 13 & up, $2 college students; $5 adults