13:30 — 17:00
Usami Shokakudo Co. Ltd.
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In this workshop, under the direction of a kakeijku artisan you can make and take home your own mini-kakejiku. The event also includes a tour of the workshop where the restoration of important cultural artefacts takes place, this work space is never usually open to the public.
Please come with an image postcard size. In Japanese only (for how-to, English/French translation is available upon request). Limited space bookings essential.

About Usami Shokakudo

A Japanese mounting artisan that has a history of 230 years. Since the foundation, the business is based in front of Nishi Hongwanji. After the World War II, as the request by the Japanese government, it established a branch at Kyoto National Museum for repair and preservation of cultural asset including paintings, calligraphy, and textiles. Their works include repair of pieces such as Heike Nokyo and Toji Hyakugo Monjo.




Japanese (For how-to, English/French translation is available upon request. Please request with your application.)

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Create Your Own “Kakejiku”


Please email to usami@shokakudo.jp with event name, your name, phone number, number participant’s, date you prefer.

Culture City of East Asia 2017 KYOTO Affiliated Partner


13:30 - 17:00
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