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2013 / Clark Center to hold national bonsai display competition, April 27

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On April 27, the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford will organize the fourth KAZARI: Bonsai Display Competition. The competition focuses on creating a harmonious display of hanging scroll, bonsai tree, and an adjacent plant or stone to display in a tokonoma alcove. KAZARI is a judged competition and the prize...
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2013 / Clark Center to open “Landscapes by Japanese Artists,” Rotation 2, Jan 6

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Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture Hanford in Central California   Near and Far: Landscapes by Japanese Artists Jan. 6 – Apr. 20, 2013 Rotation 2: Idealization of Reality   Opening Lecture, Jan. 6 at 2 pm   After traveling through the world of imaginary landscapes in the first rotation of the Clark...
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Thru July 28: Clark Center’s “last great Rinpa artist” Sekka exhibition

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture Kamisaka Sekka, 1866-1942: Tradition and Modernity May 5 – July 28, 2012 15570 Tenth Ave, Hanford, CA 93230  (three-hour drive from Los Angeles)  www.ccjac.org Opening Lecture  Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2 pm. Seats are limited.  For reservation, call (559) 582-4915. Kamisaka Sekka was born just before...
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Thru Jan 28: Decorative kimono and costume exhibition closing at Clark Center

Clark Kimono Blue Uchikake

Uchikake, or outer robe, originated in the Kamakura period (1185-1333), when women of the samurai class adopted for formal occasions. One of the garments on display at the Clark Center’s “Woven Identities of Japan” is a spectacular “Blue uchikake with courtly scene” dating from the nineteenth century. Made of plain-weave blue satin, this garment...
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Bonsai display competition at Hanford, Nov 05

Clark Center Bonsai Competition Kazari

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 10 am – 5 pm Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture, 15770 10th Avenue, Hanford, CA  93230  www.ccjac.org Supported by: The Bertha and John Garabedian Charitable Foundation On November 5, the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture in Hanford, California, will organize the third “KAZARI: Bonsai Display Competition.”...
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Clark Center to present Japan disaster lecture, Nov 6

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Resilience and Hope: Japan’s Long Road to Recovery –Voices from the Northeast Disaster Region– Sunday, November 6, 2011, 2:00 pm Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture 15770 Tenth Ave, Hanford, CA 93230 (559) 582-4915 www.ccjac.org Lecture by: Dr. Katsuyo Howard, LMFT, Counselor Emerita, California State University, Fresno Admission free. Space is limited. Reservation...
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CN iReport / Woven Identities of Japan exhibition opening

www.YouTube.com/CulturalNewsVideo The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford, California, is currently exhibiting Woven Identities of Japan: Ainu and Okinawan Textiles from Sept 4 through Oct 29. The first of two rotations, this exhibition is showcasing articles of clothing made using different weaving, dyeing, and decorative techniques. This rotation focuses on the...
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Woven Identities of Japan: Ainu and Okinawa Textiles, Sept 4 – Oct 29

Clark Woven Ikinawa Bingata

Textiles are an intrinsic part of life across all cultures throughout history. Whether used as clothing, containers, or mere decoration, textiles literally bind communities together. No other medium at once communicates social standing, cultural values, and aesthetics while also carrying out a functional purpose. This fall, the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture...
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Clark Center featuring internationally known porcelain master Fukami Sueharu, Mar 29 – Jul 30

Clark Center Fukami Distant Ocean

The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford, California will feature a comprehensive retrospective of the acknowledged Japanese master of porcelain, Fukami Sueharu (b.1947) at “Fukami: Purity of Form” exhibition in spring. The new exhibition will open on March 29 and run through July 30. Active for over 40 years, Fukami’s early...
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