Japanese Tea Ceremony

CTS ceramic students had a relaxing immersion into culture this week. The week started with an all day visit to the Gardiner Museum with teacher, Jen Leis. Ms. Leis toured the students around the permanent collection before taking them to the current exhibition “Obsession: Sir William Van Horne’s Japanese Ceramics.”

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Sorlie Maddox and Helen Kong of Secret Tea Time accompanied the students through the show to give them insight about the insight of Japanese pottery and it’s surrounding traditions.

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Maddox and Kong visited the school for the following two days came to the school to visit the students class. On the first day, they narrated a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. On the second day, they showed students how to create a traditional tea bowl.

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