Cultural Arts and Crafts
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
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
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.E-mail Us to RSVP
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