Let's Talk Fiber, K - 12 Educators' Workshop

has been postponed.

Japanese handicraft festival

Sunday October 8, 2017 11 am to 3 pm

Free Community Open House

Japanese Wrapping Cloth (Furoshiki) Unknown Maker, Japan Gift of Bets Ramsey

Japanese Wrapping Cloth (Furoshiki)
Unknown Maker, Japan

Gift of Bets Ramsey

From art quilts and clothing to practical textiles and crafts, Japan Handicraft Festival is a celebration of the breadth and beauty of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. 

Day of Activities: 

  • Tours, Talks and activities for all age
  • Furoshiki Demonstration - Kris Sazaki and Deb Cashatt
  • Origami Demonstration - Arlene Damron, Nichi Bei Bussan
  • "Unraveling the Knot/ Exploring Japanese Knot Tying" - Corrine Okada Takara
  • Kimono Dressing Demonstration - Lynne Yamaichi
  • "The Kimono Reinvented" - Caryne Mount
  • Japanese American Museum of San Jose - Memorial Textiles
  • Exhibition and Behind the Scenes Tours



sUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017 1:30 PM - 3 PM

Artist and author Tien Chiu speaks with artists, gallerists , and collectors about their experiences in the professional art world. This panel will include an hour of moderated discussion and half an hour of audience Q & A. This event is geared towards both aspiring and established artist who would like to gain perspective in navigating professional art practices.  

Admission :    Member $15.00    Non- Member  $ 25.00

Panelists include:          

Chandra Cerrito, gallerist                                          Sabine Reckewell, artist

Modesto Covarrubias, artist                                      Flo Wong, artist

KC Rosenberg, artist                                                     Penny Nii, artist and collector