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Thu, Jun 27

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Boston Children's Museum

JSB Member Kinstsugi Workshop

JSB members can learn about kintsugi, try out techniques firsthand, and visit the Machiya at Boston Children's Museum at this free workshop!

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JSB Member Kinstsugi Workshop
JSB Member Kinstsugi Workshop

Time & Location

Jun 27, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210, USA

About the event

JSB members are invited to join us at Boston Children's Museum for a fun workshop about the art of kintsugi, a traditional Japanese method of repairing ceramics by highlighting the lines of breakage with precious metals.

Tatsuya Murao, kintsugi artist, will give a brief presentation explaining the background of kintsugi. Then we will be able to apply those concepts by creating our own small accessories joining recycled materials into a one-of-a-kind piece of art. We will be using ceramic paints and glue instead of real lacquer in this workshop as there will not be enough time for curing

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Afterwards, join us on a tour of the traditional Japanese merchant townhouse at Boston Children's Museum, Kyo no Machiya, and the window display of real kintsugi works.

Spaces are limited. If you are not a JSB member, you can sign up to become one here.

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