6/6 - 6/10
Kyoto - Temple, Shrine, Museum and Studio Visits
Students will travel by ferry, bus and bullet train from Naoshima to Kyoto.
In Kyoto students will be exposed to Japanese traditional art and culture. They will visit world-famous temples and shrines such as Kiyomizu-dera, Fushimi-inari, and Ryoanji, and experience Japanese tea ceremony as well as traditional Kaiseki style cuisine. Museum, gallery and studio visits are scheduled to learn about traditional craft objects. During those visits students will discover the Japanese traditional sensitivity to the texture, space, and presentation.
6/6 Leaving Naoshima to Kyoto
Kyoto National Museum
6/7 Museum and Temple visits in Kyoto (includes Kyoto style cuisine for lunch) Kiyomizu Sannennzaka Museum
Kaiseki style lunch
6/8 Visiting Studios and Galleries in Kyoto (includes lunch) Japan Traditional Textile Foundation
Raku Museum (Ceramics)
Seikado Gallery (Tin hollowware)
Yokotake, bamboo basket making workshop
6/9 Visiting Temples and Shrines in Kyoto (includes lunch)
6/10 Visiting Temples and Leaving Kyoto to Tokyo Sanjusangendo
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine