Art In A Suitcase

Art & Cultural Studies - Things Japanese


Things Japanese presents the geography, food, customs, art and legends of Japan. Five unique Japanese holidays are explored: New Year's Day, Kamakura Festival, Doll Festival, Children's Day and Tanabata. The suitcases are unpacked to display handmade kites, dolls, masks, games, toys and pictures. Tengu, Daruma and the Beckoning Cat are introduced.

The children paint a scroll on Japanese rice paper to take home.

Ages kindergarten and up.