Happening At TACtile This Weekend

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in News

TACtile gallery is pleased to invite you to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on Sunday, July 7 from 1-3 p.m.

Tea instructor Hiroko Akima and some of her students will offer a demonstration of this centuries old tradition and invite some guests from the audience to enjoy the experience directly.

Please join us to share this calming and gracious ritual and learn about the items and utensils used , including those made from various fibers.

Kimono: Textiles and Traditions from Japan

Timeless. Alluring. Worn across centuries, cultures and conflicts, the kimono is a modern staple to any wardrobe. Kimonos evolved to be the embodiment of Japanese art, culture, landscape and tradition. Worn by emperors, warriors, merchants and farmers, the kimono displays the wide variety of Japanese weaving, dying and embellishment arts. The Tactile Fiber Art Gallery is pleased to share this tradition with a two-month exhibit, Kimono: Textiles and Traditions from Japan. Featuring Kimono from Vintage Kimono of Boulder .

The exhibit opens June 28, 5 to 7p.m. Kimonos will be displayed through August 29. A series of events are scheduled in conjunction with the exhibit.