The areas around Myoshoji River was historically a place full of fabric dye factories. Located in Nakai and Ochiai west of Shinjuku until the 1950s, the factories dyed and printed kimono cloths. The fabric was then washed in the river and put outside to dry. As an artistic tribute…
This exhibition sheds light on the work and life of the craftsmen active in the Edo and Meiji eras. Traditional craft making has a long history in Japan and plays on the subtle sense of beauty applied by skilled artistry….
Come and experience traditional Japanese costumes, the Jidai Matsuri (or “Period Festival”) and a historical reenactment depicting the lives of warriors who were active around the Satoyama area of Machida during Japan’s feudal period. You can also enjoy performances of…
Turkey, being a major crossing point between East and West, has integrated many cultures leading to the creation of many works of unrivaled beauty. This exhibition of treasures from the collection of Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace Museum includes decorative and art-craft…