Symposium: “Network Crafting”

  • Date: Saturday, 8 May 2010 13:00 - 15:20
  • Venue: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa People's gallery
  • Admission: free
  • Capacity: 100 people, bookings not required * Numbered tickets will be distributed from 10:00 am that day in front of the Theater 21.





Let’s enjoy making KUTANI-YAKI (pottery) with KUTANI SEAL! It’s easy to cut and put on.

  • Date: Saturday, 29 May 2010 13:00 - 18:00 * Signup until 17:00
  • Venue: Rifare 2nd Floor
  • Admission: 3,500 yen (including cost of materials and postage)
  • Capacity: 30 people
  • Signup: bookings not required * It will be finished when all materials are out.
  • Planned by: KUTANI SEAL PROJECT (KAMIDE Keigo + MARUWAKA-YA) * We deliver the works later.

Lecture: “How can KOGEI be International?”

AOYAGI Masanori, the chairman of the research enterprise “Japonism Renaissance Project” commissioned in 2009 by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, will discuss the future of craft and its international strategy through the needs assessment and research of modern craft in Japan and abroad.

  • Date: Saturday, 12 June 2010, 16:00 - 17:30 * Signup from 15:45
  • Venue: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa - Lecture Hall
  • Admission: free
  • Capacity: 80 people (Language: Japanese)
  • Lecturer: AOYAGI Masanori (President, Independent Administrative Institution of the National Museum of Art; Director, The National Museum of Western Art)

Related event: 21st Century School “Many Faces of KOGEI: a face of art, a face of life, a face of product, a face of region”

  • Date: Saturday, 19 June 2010, 16:00 start
  • Venue: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa-Theater 21
  • Admission: 1,000 yen (with 1 drink) (Language : Japanese)
  • Guest Speaker: Joe Earle, Director, Japan Society Gallery (NY)
  • Panelists: HARA Satoshi, NAKADA Hiroshi, TANAKA Nobuyuki, TSUJI Kazumi, YAMAMURA Shinya
  • Organized by 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

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