Itami International Crafts Exhibition

Setagaya Culture Life Information Center, Seikatsu-Kobo

poster for Itami International Crafts Exhibition

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The Museum of Arts & Crafts in Itami, a center of sake production, holds biannual exhibitions of jewelry, sake vessels and tables. In 2008, the museum focused on sake vessels and received submissions from 356 creators. In the end, a total of 528 works by 99 artists, including 11 foreign artists, were selected for their exhibition. Despite the theme of the competition, a wide variety of works was submitted not only from Japan but also overseas.

As a set of cups and a table that accompany a joyful moment over sake shared by a group of people, these works hold not only visual beauty, but a convivial occasion for appreciating the profundity of sake culture.

Related Event:
One-Day Workshop for Adults "Wrapping Sake as a Gift"
Dates: January 24th (Sat) & 25th (Sun)

[Image: Grand Prize Work by Yui Matsumoto "Osumitsuki" Bicho-tan, lacquer]

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From 2009-01-17 To 2009-01-31

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