The One-day Art Workshop Experience in Shiogama

投稿日:2019.10.01

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The One-day Art Workshop Experience in Shiogama

(Japanese Title: The Children’s Art Museum in Shiogama)

Date: Saturday October 20th, 2018
Hours: 10:00–15:00
Place: Shiogama Sugimura Jun Museum of Art (Shiogama City), 30 minutes east of Sendai.
Admission is free but some workshops require an advance signup and a fee to join. We advise that you use public transport to visit the museum.

Original in Japanese: http://sugimurajun.shiomo.jp/archives/5693

About:
Using art as a medium to bring people together regardless of age, experience, or language barrier, more than ten workshops will happen throughout the day at the Shiogama Sugimura Jun Museum of Art.
Meet the people who help make Shiogama a passionate community that cares for everything about art. Learn not only how to make it, but understand why it should matter to you, and most importantly, learn why art is fun! Get to interact and experience art in many ways through this one-day only event. Whether you’re 1 or 100 years old – and or whether you speak Japanese or not – there is a workshop that’s just waiting for you.
Come to Shiogama and enjoy art together. It’s for everyone!
Inspired by the Kurashiki City Ohara Museum of Art’s Children’s Art Museum program, this event came from a cultural exchange made between Kurashiki City in Okayama Prefecture and Shiogama City, after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. This event aims to foster creative and critical thinking after the disaster, as well provide fresh ideas and inspire creativity to local youth.

WORKSHOP LINEUP
Below is a lineup of events that will happen at the museum.

1-D Let’s Move Your Picture by Programming!


Hours: 1)10:00-11:00 2)11:30-12:30 3)13:30-14:30
Place: Lecture room
・Free of charge.
・An advance reservation is required here.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
・For each session, there is a maximum of 10 seats available.
By programming, let the picture you draw with a computer mouse move on the PC screen! Those who say “I can’t use a computer,” “I’m not good at drawing,” or “What is programming?” are very welcome! In this workshop, you can experience making your own animation. Please bring your USB memory stick, or we can also send you the data of your production by email.
Facilitator/Instructor: manabyCREATORS

2-C Japanese Arithmetic Meets Photo : Let’s Rearrange Landscape Pictures Like a Puzzle!


Hours: 1)10:00-11:00 2)11:30-12:30 3)13:30-14:30
Place: Lecture room
・Free of charge.
・An advance reservation is required here.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
・For each session, there is a maximum of 5 seats available.
“Wasan” is Japanese arithmetic which was popular in the Edo period. In one of mathematical solutions called “Tachiawase”, we rearrange a figure like a geometrical puzzle and create a new figure. Using landscape pictures of Matsushima Bay Area, we will put them together piece by piece and create a new landscape.
Facilitator/Instructor: Akiko Abe (Photographer)

3-A Vegetable Stamping Workshop
Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.


Let’s make your own artwork using fruits and veggies stamps! You can also try the stamp of pomegranate, the fruit Jun Sugimura loved to paint. Discover interesting shapes on the cross sections of vegetables and fruits!
Facilitator/Instructor: Aku Aruga (Printmaker)

4-C Let’s Make a Sea Life Coaster Out of Waste Pieces Fabric!

Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

Learn how to make a coaster of sea life such as sea urchin, sea squirt and eelgrass using small strips of waste pieces fabric and non-skid mesh sheet.
Facilitator/Instructor: FabLab SENDAI- FLAT

5-D Coppa!: Let’s Make a Precious Thing Out of Chipped Wood Leftovers!

Hours: ①10:30-11:30 (reception opens at 10:15) ②13:00-14:00 (reception opens at 12:50)
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
・Reception will open 10 minutes before the start of each workshop. Seats will come at a first-come, first-serve basis.
・For each session, there is a maximum of 20 seats available.

Misato Sano, a sculptor, believes that trees are living things. Just like how humans are, each piece of wood she carves out from is unique in its own way. While she carves out that uniqueness, the leftover chips get left behind. In this workshop, join her as she preserves these leftover chips and creates a “precious thing” out of virtually nothing.
Facilitator/Instructor: Misato Sano (Sculptor)

6-D Let’s Make Monsters!
Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.


Learn how to make a hat using newspaper and tape. Let adults and children have fun while crushing and tearing up newspapers.
Facilitator/Instructor: monsters

7-C Let’s Make a Hakobi Box!
Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

The idea behind “Hakobi” was born at The Great East Japan Earthquake to create colorful cardboard boxes for relief supplies by artists. Water was precious at that time, so we tried not to get our hands dirty. Artists in Maebashi-City, Gunma, and Tokyo colored the boxes to be used as storage boxes at evacuation centers and delivered them to the affected areas. This time, we are going to make Hakobi boxes together with “local people” “using watercolors”, which was impossible at that time.
Facilitator/Instructor: Yuta Nakajima (Artist)

8-C Making Your Own Medal Inspired by Alexander I of Russia
Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.


In 1794, the drifters of the ship “Wakamiyamaru” from Ishinomaki City met Alexander I of Russia. His outfit would have been impressive for the drifters at that time. Imagine how the medal he wore looked like and create your own medal!
Facilitator/Instructor: Yuka Sakurai (wool, cube, wool!)

9-D Let’s Make a GAMA Mask!
Hours: Workshop 10:00-13:00 / Screening 14:00-
Place: Auditorium
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.


Let’s paint the portrait drawn by an illustrator Amigos Koike with your favorite colors and make your own GAMA mask! The mask you made will be shown on the screen.
Facilitator/Instructor: Amigos Koike (Illustrator)

10-D Let’s Paint On the Water Surface!
Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Courtyard
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.


Let’s paint on the water surface with crayons!
Facilitator/Instructor: Junichi Sugawara (Craft artist)

11-A Kids’ Detective Bureau “The Fascination of Various Fish”
Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Permanent exhibition room and Salon on the 2nd floor
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・This program is recommended for children ages 6 to 12.
Note:
・Interested participants must bring their own pencils and erasers.
・In line with the investigator theme, please be dressed in comfortable black-coloured clothing for this workshop.
・For first-time and non-regular guests, a detective notebook is provided by workshop staff, as part of this investigative

program. Please contact us for further information regarding this.
One of the motifs Jun Sugimura loved and continued to draw was “fish”. This time, we will focus on fish to know more about the world of his creation through art appreciation and the arts & crafts workshop. Discovering the attractions of fish such as freshness and vividness, let’s close in on the secret behind as a still life motive that fascinated him.

Part of a year-round series of mystery-solving group activities from the “Kids Detective Bureau”, a project prepared by museum (JUNBI) supporters and staff to encourage children and young teens spark their curiosity and become critical thinkers.

12-A So Many Ways To See Art! Experience the paintings of Jun Sugimura

Hours: 10:00-15:00
Place: Permanent exhibition room
・Free of charge.
・You can join anytime.
・Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
Through careful observation and questioning about each work of Jun Sugimura at the permanent exhibition room, learn to explain what you feel and think about each of them with your own words! Our navigators will guide you to a deeper understanding of it and discovering more about it. Find one of your favorite painting and get a motif collection card! Also available in English.
Facilitator/Instructor: Museum staff and volunteers


【FOOD】

BOOK WITH CAFE MARY COLIN

A picture book shop with café selling selected new and used picture books, which the owner recommends. You can have a relaxing time reading picture books there.

Natural born style.

A coffee shop, located at the entrance of the Motomachi shopping street in Shiogama, will offer its special Taco Rice for this event.

SANTA

An Indian food restaurant in the Minato-machi, Shiogama will offer curry and also mild curry for children.

Translated by JUNBI Supporters