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The Kyoto Hanga International Print Exhibition: Japan and Australia

19 September – 10 November 2019 | Caloundra Regional Gallery

The exhibition showcases the diversity and dynamism of printmaking in all its forms from Australia and Japan.

The exhibition features artists associated with two leading organisations: the Kyoto Hanga Executive of Western Japan and the Print Council of Australia.

Accompanying the exhibition is an extensive program of printmaking workshops.

To coincide with the exhibition, the University of the Sunshine Coast will host the Kyoto Hanga International Print Symposium: Japan and Australia 2019 on Saturday 21 September and Sunday 22 September.

Free | Registration appreciated

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AJS-Q Presentation of Dr Fujiko Chamberlain Education Award

12 November 2019

Australia Japan Society – Qld members and guests are invited to attend the presentation of the Dr Fujiko Chamberlain Education Award at the Society’s End of Year event.

The Award commemorates the contribution to education and Australia Japan relations by longstanding Committee member and Life Member of the AJS-Q, Dr Fujiko Chamberlain OAM, and will be presented to a student from Griffith University and a student from the University of Queensland.

6:30pm – 8:00pm

The event will be held at :

Clayton Utz  | Level 28 | Riparian Plaza | 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane

RSVP by Friday 8 November to: execsec@austjpnsoc.asn.au

Numbers are limited

Yukata (Cotton Kimono) workshop

1st Dec 2019

This workshop includes Yukata and Obi.

You can choose a Yukata and Obi you want at the store ‘From Japan Only’ and take them home. They are yours!

Firstly, Kimono stylist Sachiko (Kimonoya in Brisbane) talks about Kimono and the history.

Sachiko will then teach you how to dress and wear a summer kimono called Yukata correctly. She will instruct and lead you to wear Yukata by yourself.

Once dressed in the full kimono we will assist you in taking photographs with your camera device.

In the end of the workshop, Sachiko will demonstarte how to undress correctly, fold and care for your kimono.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm  | Empire Revival (Paddington Antique Centre) | $145

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