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April 2021


Chanoyu Lecture via Zoom: Senke Jusshoku

Thursday, April 29, 6:00 p.m.
RSVP: Please email contact@urasenke.org to register; Zoom invitation will be sent to registrants in advance of the lecture.
$10/lecture for members, $15/lecture for non-members. Checks may be sent to the Urasenke Foundation at 2143 Powell Street, SF, CA 94133.

This second lecture in the series will continue to explore the Senke Jusshoku, the ten artist families who create their works in close association with the three Sen families. The artists work in materials as various as ceramic to metal to fabric to paper but each is recognized as the master of their field.



Chanoyu Presentations for California State University, Sacramento Classes
Via Zoom

April 8, 12, 19

These popular tea gatherings, typically held in the tearoom inside the University Library, have been moved online for the spring semester. Gatherings are open to University students and faculty as well as those who are interested in the Way of Tea. Reservations are necessary. Please contact Sally Hitchcock at 916.278.5954 to learn more.


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. If your organization or school group is interested in scheduling a special program, please call 415.433.6553 or email contact@urasenke.org 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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