Craft Market – Summer in Japan –

START: Jul 22, 2021 END: Jul 25, 2021

This market sees local Fukuoka craftspeople gather together to exhibit and sell their goods. Approximately 1,000 Japanese Summer-themed items are set to be featured. There will be a total of eight workshops taking place at the venue. Visitors can learn more about regional crafts (Hakata ningyo dolls, Kurume kasuri cloth, Koishiwara-yaki pottery, Agano-yaki pottery, Fukuoka kougei laminated glass, Okawa kumiko woodwork, Kakegawa woven textiles) that have been formally recognized as traditional crafts by Fukuoka prefecture and the national government. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how to make coasters using kakegawa soft rush and Okawa kumiko or Agano ware teacups on a potter’s wheel. Make sure to check out the schedule on the market’s official website before you visit!

• 7/22 (Thu., hol) ~ 7/25 (Sun.)
• 10:00~18:00 (7/22: 12:00~)
• Free entry *each experience is fee-based, for elementary school students and older.
• Takumi Gallery
2F ACROS Fukuoka 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

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Published: Jul 20, 2021 / Last Updated: Jul 20, 2021