Ikebana

Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Chizuko Nakamura 

Learn the traditional Japanese art of Ikebana. Reflect on the simplistic beauty of nature through flower arranging.

Member Fee: $70/month; $35/month for 2nd and 4th Saturdays
Non-Members Fee: $90/month; $45/month for 2nd and 4th Saturdays

For 1st time participants, instruction fees are waived, but a $15 payment for materials is required.

For single day/drop-in class signups, please allow for 1 week advance notice so that our instructor can confirm and provide enough supplies for the scheduled class date.

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Asian American Seniors Writing

Mondays, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Genevieve Lim

Spend the morning creating personal memoirs, journaling or writing poems, essays, letters and sharing them among friends in our weekly writing class! Formerly known as the Senior Women's Writing class, our class is now open to any seniors interested in participating, male or female.

Member Fee: $44/month, $14 Drop-In
Non-Members Fee: $50/month, $16 Drop-In

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Tougei Ceramics

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Tomoko Nakazato

Learn various ceramic techniques including basic hand-building construction, wheel throwing, basic pinching, joining, coiling and slab, clay preparation and surface decorations to create unique sculptures and functional wares.  While no experience is necessary, the instructor will also work with advanced students to explore and develop their techniques and projects.

Member Fee: $175/8 Weeks (Materials included)
Non-Members Fee: $225/8 Weeks (Materials included)

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Washi Ningyo

3rd Saturday of the every month
9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Rochelle Lum

In our Washi Ningyo (Japapese paper doll) classes and workshops you will learn how to transform traditional Japanese "washi" paper into your own beautiful 3-D dolls.

Member Fee: $10 (additional $10-25 materials fee)
Non-Member Fee: $15 ($10-25 materials fee)

Please note that this class is intended for adults and is not suitable for children. Feel free to contact us at (415) 567-5505 or programsevents@jcccnc.org if you have any questions.

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Watercolor

Monday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Wendy Yoshimura

Learn the basics of watercolor painting using still life objects and slowly bring your artwork to life.

Member Fee: $32/month
Non-Members Fee: $36/month

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Basic Drawing

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Rich Tokeshi

Join instructor Rich Tokeshi, one of the original art instructors at Japantown Art & Media, which flourished in the '80s and '90s. Rich believes that there is an 'artist seed' in all of us - it just needs nurturing to blossom. This class will strive to bring out the artist in you!

Member Fee: $70/8 weeks; $11 Drop-In
Non-Members Fee: $90/8 weeks; $14 Drop-In

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The Art of Screen Printing

Saturday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March 3, 2018 - March 24, 2018
Instructor: Rich Tokeshi

Sign up for JCCCNC's newest ongoing art class with community artist Richard Tokeshi! The 4-week class will teach basic and advanced screen printing techniques, including:

  • Design and screen custom paper stencil screen prints
  • Screen print multicolored images
  • Create a custom photo stencil screen print
  • Gain knowledge about the screen printing process

Member Fee: $60 plus materials fees/4 weeks*
Non-Members Fee: $70 plus materials fees/4 weeks*

*Materials fees for each 4-week sequence will cost between an additional $10-$20 to be determined depending on project complexity, materials fees will be assessed and paid directly to our instructor

Call us at (415) 567-5505 for additional enrollment dates following March 24, 2018.

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Kabuki on Film - Sponsored by the Japan Exchange & Teaching Program Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC) Kabuki Club

2nd Tuesday of Each Month
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Mark Frey, JETAANC Kabuki Club

Learn about Japanese performing arts -- that unique combination of dance, music, drama, and spectacle -- by experiencing classic performances of Kabuki, Bunraku, and Noh on video. Enjoy screenings of Japanese kabuki stage performances (in English with subtitles) and other forms of classical Japanese theater. Generously sponsored by the JETAANC, Kabuki on Film is a FREE class offered the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Feel free to bring snacks. All ages welcome!

Free and open to the public. Donations encouraged!

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