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TOYOTASHI MINGEI-KAN(Toyota City Folk Craft Museum)
〒470-0331
86-100 Haiwa, Hiratobashi-cho, Toyota City,Aichi
Phone/0565-45-4039
FAX/0565-46-2588

Toyota Folk Craft Museum
The guide of 2020 Exhibition
We open the exhibition for understanding of aesthetic value of handwork and folk craft.
We will sincerely wait for coming to the museum.

Centennial Exhibition
Skill and Beauty of “SomeKatagami” From traditional patterns to the cute
 -Centered on the Ishii Collection archived at Nagoya Zokei University-

Dates Tuesday, March 17 to
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Venue Mingeikan No.2
Time 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Admission Free)
Closed Mondays (Open on Holidays)
Hosted by Toyotashi Mingeikan
Co-hosted by Nagoya Zokei Dosokai
With cooperation from Nagoya Zokei University, Suzuka City, Ise Katagami Preservation Association, Ise Katagami Cooperative Association
Related Events Nagoya Zokei University Student Katagami Poster “Beauty of Japan” Exhibition (Daisan Mingeikan)
Tuesday, April 11 to Sunday, May 24, 2020
* Memorial lectures, symposiums, demonstrations, and workshops will be held throughout the exhibition
Description “SomeKatagami” (dying stencils) uses a base of washi Japanese paper that are glued together using persimmon tannin and then engraved with patterns using an engraving blade. These patterns are used for dying kimono and handkerchiefs. Some katagami, originally a tool for dying patterns, have fine detailed patterns created with a traditional method. This results in a beautiful objects with patterns shown on the surface of washi paper with designs giving a taste of the time it was made in.  The works on display at this time are some katagami from the Ishii Collection from the Nagoya Zokei University archives. They originally belonged to the Ishii Dye Works company established in Nagoya in 1891. This company played a major role in kimono fashion in Nagoya from Meiji through Showa. While some katagami has passed out of use as a current technique, these pieces have been preserved for research by Nagoya Zokei University. This exhibition seeks to shine light again on their value and consider new applications for the future.
Other events at this time Wood Crafts: Works Collected by Tatsuaki Kuroda -Exhibition from Kuroda Family Donated Materials- (Daiichi Mingeikan)

Events not needing reservation

 * All events use Daisan Mingeikan (Toyotashi Mingeikan) as venue. Free admission for lectures/tours

Commemorative Lecture
What we learn from Katagami: Patterns/History/Society (subject to change)

Date/Time Saturday, April 11 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Lecturer Yuki Ikuta (Cultural Properties Survey Officer, Agency for Cultural Affairs)
Capacity 50 (no reservation required)

Symposium: Skill and Beauty of “Some Katagami” and the Future

Date/Time Sunday, March 22, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
 → postpone to Saturday, May 9
Panelists Shohei Ukai (Professor Emeritus, Nagoya Zokei University), Keiko Nasu (Ise Katagami Creator), Masaichi Masuda (Suruga Aizome Creator)
Capacity 50 (no reservation required)

Ise Katagami Engraving Demonstration

Date/Time Saturday, March 28
10:00am to 12:00pm / 1:00pm to 2:00pm / 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Demonstration Keiko Nasu (Ise Katagami Engraver)

Shadow Paper Play Demonstration: The Women of Genji Monogatari

Date/Time Saturday, April 25 / Saturday, May 16, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Actors Active Age Nagoya Ise Katagami Association (Director: Wako Noda)
Capacity 50 (no reservation required)

Workshop (apply by return postcard)

@ Creating Azuma bags from pattern-dyed handkerchiefs

Date/Time
Sunday, April 12
10:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Saturday, May 2
10:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Lecturer Terumi Tsukamoto
Capacity 2 each
Participation Fee 1,500 yen
Availability Junior high student and older
Application Must arrive at the Mingeikan by Tuesday, March 31(※)

A Try dying aizome handkerchief with Ise katagami

Date/Time
Saturday, April 18
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Sunday, April 19
10:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Lecturer Masaichi Masuda (Suruga Aizome Creator)
Capacity 15 each
Participation Fee 2,000 yen
Availability Elementary school student and up (children accompanied by adult)
Application Must arrive at the Mingeikan by Tuesday, April 7 (※)

B Create dyed card and memorabilia with katagami bookmarks

Date/Time
Sunday, April 26
10:00am to 11:30am (card dying)
1:00pm to 2:00pm (memorabilia)
3:00pm to 4:00pm (memorabilia)
Lecturer Keiko Nasu (Ise Katagami Engraver)
Capacity 5 each
Availability Card dying/elementary students grades 4 and up, memorabilia
/anyone (children accompanied by adult)
Participation Fee Card dying 1,800 yen,
memorabilia 2,000 yen
Application Must arrive at the Mingeikan by Tuesday, April 14(※)

※Applications: Fill in return postcard with lecture name, desired time, attendee name, address and phone number on the back. Must arrive by application date. Apply for up to 2 people per card with first and second choice.
After the deadline, if there is still availability, apply in first-come order by phone.

   
 
   
   
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