Author Archives: Alice

Tea ceremony for everyone! Workshops with English interpretation, Sat. Nov. 17

Tea ceremony made approachable! Learn about the history and aesthetics of the Japanese tea ceremony, and how you can bring the tea ceremony into your own life. right now, without lessons or a teahouse or all the special utensils.  At … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NEW! Museum Tour in English: Botanical themes in Imari Ware at the Toguri Museum of Art

On Monday Sept. 10, from 10 to 11:30 am, I will give a special tour in English at the Toguri Museum of Art, which is located near Shibuya Station in Tokyo.  I’ll be guiding the group  through the current exhibition … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

(UPDATE: NOW FULL) Event notice: tea ceremony, Sat. March 24

UPDATE 3/8 11:30 am: THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! Experience an authentic tea ceremony with English explanation in a historic teahouse within a beautiful Japanese garden. Saturday March 24 at 1:00 pm. Hosted by the Mushakōji Senke School of Tea, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Museum tour in English: Yokoyama Taikan at the Yamatane Museum of Art (Feb. 9)

Update, Feb. 5: due to cancellations, we have space for just a few people.  I will give a tour at  the Yamatane Museum of Art in Tokyo on Friday Feb. 9 at 10:30 am, guiding visitors through the  exhibition Yokoyama Taikan … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Museum tour in English: paintings of beautiful women at the Yamatane Museum of Art (Sept. 22)

(UPDATE: THIS TOUR IS NOW FULL.) Please join me at the Yamatane Museum of Art in Tokyo on Friday Sept. 22 at 10:30 am, when I’ll give a guided tour in English of the exhibition, Uemura Shōen and Quintessential Binjinga, Paintings … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ticket Giveaway: Flower exhibition at the Yamatane Museum

Masks of the world in a beautiful Art Deco residence, and a guided tour in English by yours truly: what’s not to like? To help publicize my gallery talk on Friday June 5 at 3 pm, I’m giving away a pair of tickets to Masks – Beauty of the Spirits at one of my favorite […]

Continue reading

Posted in Life in Japan | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

(FULL)Museum tour in English: Kakiemon exhibit at the Toguri Museum of Art (Wed. May 10, 7-8:30 pm)

Please join me at the Shoto Museum of Art in Shibuya on Friday January 20, 2017 when I’ll give a guided tour in English of Ceramics Japan: Tracing Japanese Modern through Ceramics. The tour will begin at 6:30 pm and is free with regular museum admission (500 yen for adults, less if you’re a student or […]

Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment