ICOM KYOTO 2019 will be held in a main theme as "Musuems as Cutural Hubs: The Future as Tradition." ICOM is held once every three yeas, and one of the biggest project that over 3,000 experts of musuems around 141 coutries and regions participate. Kyoto has chosen as the venue this time and it is the first experience. Kyoto is preparing various pre-post events and exhibitions in musuems and art galarries during ICOM.
Kyoyado USAGI announce that our 4 delux sweet rooms will be change as "KOUGEI" exhibition venue to show Kyoto traditional cultures and hand crafts during ICOM. It is a grate chance to keep up and notify our traditional Kyoto "KOUGEI" to the world.
＊KOUGEI EXHIBITION "JOURNEY"
"KYOTO KOUGEI WEEK 2019" is held during ICOM. The leaders of Kyoto artists and craftsmen gathers and shows their work in our beautiful suite rooms like you are traveling in Kyoto.
Exhibition: KOUGEI EXHIBITION "JOURNEY"
Date and time: Sat, 7 Sep. 2019 10:00~21:00
Sun, 8 Sep. 2019 10:00~18:00
Admission fee: free
Venue: Kyoyado USAGI
1 Hokusei-cho, Nishinokyo, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto TEL: 075-821-1112
Contact: Sawada in KYOTO Prefectual Govermment Textiles and Crafts Division ("KYOTO KOUGEI WEEK" excutive committee)
TEL 075-414-4888 http://kougeiweek.kyoto/
Kyoto Association of Craft Artists, Kyoto Federation of Ceramics Association, SOMARU and "HIBIKI" a young craftsman group certified by Kyoto Prefecture
Sponsered by INOUE IKU Co., Ltd. (Kyoyado USAGI)
Exhibition information in each room at Kyoyado USAGI.
◆ Room "ONIWA", produced by "HIBIKI" a young craftsman group certified by Kyoto Prefecture
Introducing "Waza," the technique of KOUGEI by volunteer of HIBIKI. The young specialists shows variious types of crafts such as Kyo-Yuzen・Kinsai, Kyo-Insho(Seals), Kyo-Takekogei(Bamboo crafts). You will see their technical demonstration at the sametime.
◆Room "OSORA", produced by SOMARU.
The products called "OFUKI" (silk wiping cloth for glasses and smartphone) with Kyo-Yuzen dyeing. Also exhivits Kyo-Yuzen dyeing tools that you hardly see in stores or other places. You may see their background how they make the products and Kyo- Yuzen.
◆Room "OYAMA", produced by Kyoto Federation of Ceramics Association
They will serve Japanese SENCHA (green tea) and Hojicha (rosted green tea) with beautiful pottery tea set, Kyo-Yaki and Kiyomizu-yaki. You will enjoy the technique of Japanese tea ceremony and tast of different Japanese tee here. Please join their tea making seminor if you are interested in (please ask the exibitor at venue).
◆Room "OIKE", prooduced by Kyoto Association of Craft Artists
Kyoto Association of Craft Artists chosen exhibition ~Happy KOUGEI Hour~
It's a craftsman group of many artists to lead Japanese art & crafts since 1941. The 12 chosen artists who will lead next generation in ceramic, Japanese lacquerware, dyeing, weaving, metal wrok and glass work exhibits their fine works. Japanese Sake will be served at happy hour in cooperation of Sasaki Shuzo.
Please feel free to visit KOUGEI EXHIBITION "JORNEY".