Tea Culture Study Group, Lecture 1 of 3
March 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fairmount Park Horticulture Center
North Horticultural Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Suggested Donation: $25/class
Dr. Frank Chance, Associate Director, Center for East Asian Studies at University of Pennsylvania since 2002, has been studying Japanese and Asian culture, including ceramics and tea. He was the Executive Director of the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in Philadelphia, where chado is practiced every week, and is currently writing a textbook to introduce Korean art to international audiences.
Join Dr.Chance for the first lecture in this three part series. This lecture, titled Chinese Ceramics in Japanese Tea Culture, will take place at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center, about 100 yards from Shofuso’s front gate.
The second lecture, titled Kōrai Seiji and Yi Punch’ŏng: Korean Ceramics in Japanese Tea Culture, will take place at 10am on Sunday April 19th.
The final lecture, titled Variety in Japanese Tea Ceramics, will take place at 10am on Sunday May 3rd.
Please note that this is not a ticketed event, though a $25 donation is suggested.