Creation Station: Japanese Masks and New Year’s Cards

Creation Station: Japanese Masks and New Year’s Cards

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Start your holiday season with a celebration of Japanese culture!

Create masks inspired by the Noh musical drama tradition in Japan. Noh masks are made from Japanese cypress and typically worn by the main actor during a performance. There is great variance in the portrayal of these masks, ranging from female roles to divine, demonic, or animal characters.

We will also make nengajo, traditional greeting cards in Japan delivered on January 1.

 

Family programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from The Simmons Foundation and Marathon Oil. Additional support provided by the Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center.
 

Program Sponsors

The Simmons FoundationMarathon Oil

Event Details

6 December 2014
1:00pm - 3:00pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901

Free with reservations (limit 4 per person).
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