February 2011 Kanazawa Architectural Tour

Miss the last Kanazawa Architectural Tour? Check out this one on Feb. 11! Guest post by Caroline, an ALT in Kanazawa

Architecture Tour 2: Friday 11th February, 1-4pm, 3000yen

For those of you that are sticking around for the long weekend, why not join this tour? It may be your last chance (for a while at least).

On this tour we explore relationship between architecture and tea ceremony, visiting the house of an Ohi-yaki ceramic artist and old town houses in Kanazawa. We will experience the atmosphere of Japanese tea ceremony in traditional buildings.

Kanchi MIYAZAKI’s House and studio
Kanchi Miyazaki hand-makes the traditional metal pots used for heating water in tea ceremony.

Ohi Chozaemon House/ Ohi Museum

This family has made Ohi-yaki ware (cups traditionally used in tea ceremony) in Kanazawa for many generations.

Date
Friday, 11
February,  2011, 1:00PM – 4:00PM

Meeting place
Kanazawa Art Gummi (on the third floor of Omicho Market, Kanazawa)

Finishing point
Ohi Museum

Guide
Toshio OHI

Building to visit
Kanchi MIYAZAKI’s House and studio
Ohi Chozaemon / Ohi Museum

Coordinator
Masao MIZUNO(A member of Kanazawa Creative Tourism Committee)

Fee
3,000JPY(Fee also covers Admission fees and Japanese tea.)

Capacity
10(Booking taken in English or Japanese by phone or email, required on a first-come and first-served basis.)

The tour has English support.

Contact
Tel: 076-225-7780
Mail: info AT artgummi DOT com

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