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August 2020

Ceramics Lecture Series via Zoom: Hagi



Wednesday, August 5, 6:00 p.m.
RSVP: Please email contact@urasenke.org so that we may send you the Zoom link in advance of the lecture.
Suggested donation of $5/lecture for members, $15/lecture for non-members. Checks may be sent to the Urasenke Foundation at 2143 Powell Street, SF, CA 94133.

From the time of Rikyu, a valuation of koicha teabowls has been posited as first Raku, second Hagi, third Karatsu. This three-part Zoom lecture series, which began with an introduction to Raku ware on July 15, will consider the origins of Hagi ware in Korea, the process by which it is made, and view striking examples of utensils from past to present. The final lecture in the series, on Karatsu ware, will take place on August 26.

 

Ceramics Lecture Series via Zoom: Karatsu



Wednesday, August 26, 6:00 p.m.
RSVP: Please email contact@urasenke.org so that we may send you the Zoom link in advance of the lecture.
Suggested donation of $5/lecture for members, $15/lecture for non-members. Checks may be sent to the Urasenke Foundation at 2143 Powell Street, SF, CA 94133.

From the time of Rikyu, a valuation of koicha teabowls has been posited as first Raku, second Hagi, third Karatsu. This Zoom lecture series will conclude with a consideration of utensils from the Karatsu kilns in Northern Kyushu. The distinctive qualities of this ware, the process by which it is made, and its great variety of styles will all be looked at in this discussion.

 

Educational Gatherings

The Foundation welcomes school groups (kindergarten through university) and other groups for lecture-presentations at its tearoom facilities. These occasions are individually designed to the interests of each group such as language, literature, aesthetics, philosophy, or history. Please telephone 415.433.6553 to make arrangements.

 

Northern California Chayu no Kai Events

The Northern California Chayu no Kai or Friends of Tea Association provides opportunities for camaraderie and the enjoyment of the culture of tea among practitioners of the Way of Tea. You need not be a member of the Urasenke Foundation San Francisco to participate; Chayu no Kai membership is open to all. Activities are based on knowledge of tea practice. Chayu no Kai events include regular kagetsu classes in addition to various workshops, chakai and chaji throughout the year. Please call the Urasenke Foundation at 415.433.6553 for more information on joining.

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