The city where you can meet elegant craftsmen Traditional Crafts Exhibition of Taito Ward

Keyword:

  • Traditional Crafts

  • Taito Ward

  • Production Demonstration

  • Workshop

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Events
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Traditional Crafts Aoyama Square
Area
Kanto Tokyo
Period
2023-01-20 11:00 - 2023-02-02 19:00
Venue
Traditional Crafts Aoyama Square

The smallest ward among 23 wards in Tokyo is Taito Ward. In fact, it is the area with the largest number of traditional craft industries in Tokyo! And there are many smart craftsmen who pass on traditional techniques to the present. During the exhibition period, there will be daily demonstrations and workshops, allowing visitors to see traditional techniques from a variety of perspectives. We look forward to seeing you there.

Craft namePresenterDemonstration scheduleDemonstration content
Edo Sudare (Slatted Blinds)Kotaro Tanaka01.20 (Friday)~ 01.22 (Sunday)Edo Sudare creating (Braiding)
Tokyo Teue Brush (Handmade Brushes)Miyagawa Kumiko--
Glass PenYoshihiro Raichi01.23 (Monday) ~ 01.25 (Wednesday)Creating the tip of the glass pen
Kanban Chokoku (Signboard Engraving)Tomoo Sakai01.26 (Thursday) ・ 01.27 (Friday)Signboard engraving
Edo Sashimono (Wood Joinery)Yutaka Mogami01.28 (Saturday) ・ 01.29 (Sunday)Production of wooden furniture and accessories
Tokyo Ginki (Silverware)Yoshitsugu Kamikawa01.30 (Monday)・ 01.31 (Tuesday)Manufacture of silver accessories (hammering, etc.)
Edo Moku-Hanga (Woodblock Prints)Jirou Nagao02.01 (Wednesday) ・ 02.02 (Thursday)

Woodblock engraving

Tenugui (Hand Towels)Masahiro Kawakami--



◆ Experience (Reception available at any time)

※ No reservation required. Reception is available at any time.
※ Each session will have a capacity of 2 people. Please note that if the seats are full, you will be guided in order.
※ You can take it home on the day.
※ Elementary school students and younger must be accompanied by a guardian.

① Edo Sudare (Slatted Blinds)

Content: Let's make a mini mat with the same tools and techniques as weaving Edo blinds! (Approximately 1 hour)

Schedule: 01.20 (Friday)~ 01.22 (Sunday)

Lecturer: Kotaro Tanaka

Price: 3,300 Yen



② Edo Sashimono (Wood Joinery)

Content: Let's make chopsticks by shaving wood with a small plane used for making Edo Sashimono! (Approximately 1 hour)

Schedule: 01.28 (Saturday) ・ 01.29 (Sunday)

Lecturer: Yutaka Mogami

Price: 2,200 Yen



② Tokyo Ginki (Silverware)

Content: Let's make a pure silver bangle with the technique of Tokyo Silverware! (Approximately 30 minutes)

Schedule: 01.30 (Monday) ・ 01.31 (Tuesday)

Lecturer: Yoshitsugu Kamikawa

Price: 7,700 Yen

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Opens at 12:00 on the first day and closes at 18:00 on the last day.

※ Subject to change without notice. Please check the website before visiting.