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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 11:37

Bonsai & Raku Pottery Exhibit

Phoenix Sister Cities Himeji Commitee invites you to:
Bonsai & Raku Pottery Exhibit Celebration
The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix invites residents to its Second Annual Bonsai Exhibit sponsored by Scottsdale Bonsai Society, Phoenix Bonsai Society and Nakama Bonsai Kai.
This year we will be joining our Bonsai exhibit with another piece of Japanese artistry, Raku ware is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of  tea bowls. It is traditionally characterized by being hand-shaped rather than thrown; fairly porous vessels, which result from low firing temperatures; lead ; and the removal of pieces from the  while still glowing hot. In the traditional Japanese process,
Not only will beautiful and authentic Arts be displayed by enthusiasts and talented artists, visitors will also learn about the philosophy of Bonsai and Raku and their cultural background, history, making process, how to create, and much more.
Enjoy beautiful Bonsai and Raku arts that embellish the serenity of the strolling Japanese garden in the middle of downtown Phoenix.
Dates: November 12, 2016  
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. 1125 N. 3rd Ave. Phoenix Arizona 85003
Tickets: General Garden Admission $5.00 adults / $4.00 students with ID, military and seniors (+62)
Bonsai Hands-on presentation: 10:00 a.m.  by Nakama Kai
Raku Demonstration: 11:00 a.m. - noon by Jon Higuchi           
Bonsai Demonstration: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. by Scottsdale Bonsai Society
This is a unique opportunity to see the process of beautiful creation.
For more information, please click here!
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