Sunday @ the Center
Celebrating the Art of Japan & the Cherry Blossom Festival
Hands-on art projects, demonstrations & a performance to celebrate Japanese art & the Cherry Blossom Festival. Art activities include cherry blossom painting, origami & paper lanterns. Demos include woodblock printing by artist & BBAC instructor Nobuko Yamasaki, calligraphy by Kyoko Fujii & origami. Plus a performance by players of the koto – Namiko Hirai, Buki Nateman & Harumi Omitsu – a traditional Japanese stringed instrument.
FREE OF CHARGE thanks, in part, to a grant from the Japan Business Society of Detroit Foundation.
Please note changes due to increasing popularity of these events:
Sunday @ the Center starts at 1pm & ends at 3:30pm.
Plan to arrive by 2:45 pm in order to complete the project.
We cannot accommodate formal groups such as birthday parties, scout troops, etc. For information about using the BBAC for an event with an art project, please phone 248.644.0866.
Participants are invited to tour exhibits in the BBAC’s four galleries until 3:30pm.
There should be one adult for each 2-3 children age 12 & younger.
- These drop-In workshops are designed for people with busy lives who want a taste of the authentic art-making process.
- Each month, you can complete a Sunday drop-in project in 45 minutes or so. Everything is family-friendly but the sessions are NOT JUST FOR KIDS!
- NOTE: Sometimes space is limited when attendance is high – please do not plan on extending your studio stay beyond one hour. While you’re here, enjoy the exhibit galleries.
(CLICK HERE for details on Seniors @ the Center.)
THE FINE PRINT: Sunday @ the Center workshops are $5 per person. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Sunday @ the Center sessions start @ 1pm & go until 3:30pm. You must arrive by 3:00 pm in order to complete a project.
IMAGES: Susan Owens; Gwenn Rosseau