2011 Brooklyn Botanic Garden Sakura Matsuri

 

EACH SPRING
Next: April 30 and May 1, 2011
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Sakura Matsuri, Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival
Moku Hanga printmaking demonstrations both weekend afternoons at 4:00 pm
1000 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225-1099
Brookyn Botanic Garden Website
Brookyn Botanic Garden Exhibition 2007
Brooklyn Botanic Garden demonstration 2011

Participate in New York City’s “rite of spring” at Sakura Matsuri, a phenomenal weekend celebrating Japanese culture with over 60 events and performances. Enjoy contemporary and traditional Japanese music and dance, taiko drumming, ikebana flower arranging, Japanese DJs, presentations on the art of manga, tea ceremonies, and workshops for all ages.

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Author: adminapril

April Vollmer is a New York artist who studied mokuhanga after receiving her Master of Fine Arts in printmaking at Hunter College. Her work has been shown widely and she teaches Japanese woodblock regularly at the Lower East Side Printshop. She has participated in many residencies including the Nagasawa Art Park in Japan, and was on the board of the first and second International Mokuhanga Conferences. Her book "Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop" was released in 2015 by Watson-Guptill.