Kogei Dining

Event

Atami venue MOA Museum of Art, Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Alongside its activities organizing exhibitions of Japanese art, the MOA Museum of Art has been working on succession and development in Japanese culture including tea ceremony, performing arts and Japanese cuisine.
In 2017, the MOA Museum of Art was reborn as a museum of contemporary architectural design conceived by internationally acclaimed modern artist Hiroshi Sugimoto and architect Tomoyuki Sakakida.

Program

Date November 21st (Sun) to 25th (Thur) 2021, Daytime 9:30-17:00 / 25th (Thur) Evening 9:30-19:00
Venues MOA Museum of Art (26-2 Momoyama-cho, Atami-shi, Shizuoka) Opening hours: 9:30-
Program < Daytime program >
― 9:30-11:00 | Free viewing of MOA Museum of Art’s exhibits (Collection of Tea Ceremony Tools)

― 11:00-11:40 | Talks
Talks by Designated Holders of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasures)

― 12:00-13:30 | Lunch
During the daytime program, a traditional kaiseki meal by Ryuji Yoshitomi and Toshiaki Miyazaki, respectively, the chef and vice chef of "Hana no Chaya," will be served. You will also have a chance to appreciate "utensils made by Aizu lacquer craftsmen to support the reconstruction of earthquake-stricken Tohoku" and Aizuwakamatsu's famous Muishin sake.
* On the evening of the 25th, dinner will take place after the dance appreciation event.

― 14:00 -16:00 | Dance performance appreciation
Costume commentary and dance performance by Living National Treasure Bando Tamasaburo Bando (performing "Shizu no odamaki" and "Oimatsu")

― 16:00-17:00 | Exhibition and sale of Kōgei(crafts)
Exhibition and sales of Aizu lacquerware will be held to support reconstruction in the earthquake-stricken Tohoku region.

< Evening program >
― 9:30-13:00 | Free viewing of exhibits in the MOA Museum of Art

― 11:00-12:00 | Lunch at Soba no Bo

― 13:00-14:00 | Talks

― 14:00-16:00 | Dance performance appreciation

― 16:00-17:00 | Exhibition and sales

― 17:00-19:00 | Dinner
For the evening program, a French-style meal by chef Toshihiko Yoroizuka will be served.
Fee Daytime program: 78,000 yen per person (tax included)
Evening time program: 95,000 yen per person (tax included)

The price includes
(1) Talks by Living National Treasures
(2) Meal
(3) Beverages (sake and soft drinks served during meals)
(4) Dance performance appreciation
(5) Souvenir (Aizu lacquerware sake setcup designed by Living National Treasure Kazumi Murose)
(6) MOA Museum of Art Admission fee
* Participants to this event can visit the MOA Museum of Art starting from the Museum’s opening hours on the day of the event.
Information on exhibition and sale of Kōgei(crafts) - We can arrange to have purchased works shipped separately by post.

Speakers

21/11 Noboru FujinumaHolder of Important Intangible Cultural Property ( Bamboo craft)

1945 Born in Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture
1976 Studied under Keizo Yagisawa
1986 Awarded Chairman of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize at the 33rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
1992 Awarded the Governor of Tokyo Prize at the 39th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2004 Awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon
2010 Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art Award
2011 Solo Exhibition (The Art Institute of Chicago)
2012 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Bamboo Craft)
2015 Awarded the Order of the Rising Sun
Currently Director of the Japan Art Crafts Association
藤沼 昇

束編花藍「精」
22/11 Yukie ŌsumiHolder of Important Intangible Cultural Property Tankin

1945 Born in Shizuoka Prefecture
1969 Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts  After graduation, studied further under Ikkoku Kashima, Shiro Sekiya and Moriyuki Katsura
1987 Awarded the Grand Prize at the Japan Art Crafts Association 34th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
1991 Received the Award for Excellence in the Crafts category of the 4th MOA Mokichi Okada Award
2010 Awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon; Received the MOA Museum of Art Award in the Crafts category of the 17th MOA Mokichi Okada Award
2015 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property Tankin
2017 Awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette
大角 幸枝

南鐐花器「海風」
23/11 Komao HayashiHolder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (toso dolls)

1936 Born in Kyoto
1973 Awarded the Grand Prize at the 20th Japan Art Crafts Association’s Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
1995 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (toso dolls) by Kyoto Prefecture.
2001 Awarded the Kyoto Prefectural Cultural Award for Distinguished Service
2002 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (toso dolls)(Living National Treasure)
2004 Awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon
2007 Became a Person of Cultural Merit in Kyoto
2009 Awarded the Order of the Rising Sun
林 駒夫

木芯桐塑紙貼「朝露」
24/11 Kazumi MuroseHolder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for Maki-e

1950 Born in Tokyo
1973 Received Ataka Award
1976 Completed graduate school of Tokyo University of the Arts. His graduate portfolio was purchased by the University.
1985 Received Japan Art Crafts Association Incentive Award at the 32nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2000 Received Governor of Tokyo Award at the 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2002 Received Japan Art Crafts Association Incentive Award at the 49th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2007 Received the Japanese Cultural Art Development Award
2008 Designated as holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property Maki-e (Living National Treasure)
室瀬 和美

瓢果蒔絵合子
25/11 <Daytime program>
Yoshinori TsuchiyaHolder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (brocade gauze)

1954 Born in Seki, Gifu Prefecture
1978 Graduated from Kyoto International College of Art; studied under Fukumi Shimura.
1996 Studied under Takeshi Kitamura. Awarded the Grand Prize at the Japan Art Crafts Association’s Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2006 Awarded the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award at the Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition.
2009 Awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon.
2010 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (brocade gauze)
土屋 順紀

紋紗着物「胡蝶夢」
11/25 <Evening program>
Kazumi MuroseHolder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for Maki-e

Dance performance

坂東 玉三郎

Tamasaburo Bando

1950 Born in Tokyo
1957 First appearance on stage
1964 Takes the name Tamasaburo Bando V
1970 Awarded the Best New Artist Award for Fine Arts
1971 Awarded the 8th Golden Arrow Award for Theatrical Performance
1978 Awarded the 15th Golden Arrow Award for Theatrical Performance
1981 Awarded the Excellence Award at the 2nd Matsuo Art Awards
1985 Awarded the 3rd Metropolitan Cultural Honor Medal
1991 Awarded France’s Chevalier des Arts Medal; Awarded an honorary PhD in Literature from Chinese Culture University
1992 Awarded the Special Award at the Izumi Kyōka Prize for Literature
1997 Awarded the Montblanc International Culture Award, the 39th Mainichi Art Award and the Best Male Actor Awards at the 5th Yomiuri Theater Awards
2009 Awarded the 57th Kikuchi Kan Prize
2011 Awarded the 27th Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy in the Arts category
2012 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Kabuki Onnagata) (National treasure)
2013 Awarded France’s Commandeur des Arts Medal for Arts and Culture
2014 Awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon
2016 Awarded the Imperial Award at the Japanese Art Academy Awards
2018 Awarded the Grand Prize at the Matsuo Performing Arts Awards
2019 Awarded the 31st Praemium Imperiale, became Person of Cultural Merit, and Member of the Japan Art Academy
Currently Permanent Director of the Japan Actors Association, Director of the Kabuki Preservation Society

Scheduled performance "Oimatsu"

"Oimatsu" is a Noh song. It is a work by Zeami that tells the story of Tobiuma plum tree and Oimatsuan old pine tree who flew to Kyushu in respectlove with Sugawara no Michizane, who had been exiled there.

Scheduled performance "Shizu no odamaki"

The Nagauta song "Shizu no odamak" is a dance song about the time Shizuka Gozen sang the Japanese poem "Shizuyashizu" in front of Yoritomo in Kamakura while remembering Yoshitsune, which caused Yoritomo to be displeased. Tamasaburo's performance allows one to enjoy the splendid and delicate atmosphere in spite of the melancholic tone.

Tohoku reconstruction support

Exhibiting artists

小枝 真人
染付皿「梅に目白」

Makoto Saeda

1973 Born in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture
2001 Completed the Graduate School of Ceramics at Aichi University of the Arts (her works were purchased aby the University and are held there)
2010 Solo exhibition at Mitsukoshi Head Store in Nihombashi (2012, 2014, 2017, 2021)
2011 "Five by Eight:New Ceramic Art from Japan" exhibition held at THE CLAY STUDIO in Philadelphia, USA; "Dyed Jade Pots" held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
2013 Awarded the Aichi Governor's Award at the 44th Tokai Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2018 Awarded the Japan Art Crafts Association Encouragement Award at the 65th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition; Awarded Shizuoka Prefecture’s Cultural Encouragement Award
2020 Awarded Aichi Prefecture’s Arts and Culture Award for Best New Artist
Currently making ceramics in Ito, Shizuoka Prefecture, and serving as an Official Member of the Japan Art Crafts Association, and as associate professor at Aichi University of the Arts
佐藤 達夫
乾漆平文蒔絵漆箱「氷壁」

Tatsuo Sato

1958 Born in Kitakata, Fukushima Prefecture
1995 Awarded the Mitsukoshi Prize at the 35th New Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2010 Awarded the East Japan Branch Award at the 50th East Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2011 Awarded the Hayashihara Mutual Aid Association’s Lacquerwork Award at the 28th Japanese Traditional Lacquer Exhibition
2012 Exhibited works at the Temahima Exhibition of Tohoku Food and Housing at 21_21DESIGN SIGHT
2018 Exhibited works at the 2018 Contemporary Lacquerwork Exhibition at Mitsukoshi Head Store in Nihombashi Official Member of the Japan Art Crafts Association, Member of Fukushima Prefecture Artists Federation, Chairman of Aizu Crafts Shinsei Association
須藤 靖典
螺鈿流文カップ

Yasunori Suto

1979 Graduated from the Department of Performing Arts, Faculty of Art and Design, at Musashino Art University (majoring in display design)
1992 Awarded the "Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award" at the 33rd Japan Art Crafts Association’s New Works Exhibition
1997 Awarded the Encouragement Award at the 38th Japan Art Crafts Association’s New Works Exhibition
1998 Awarded the Asahi Shimbun Award at the 39th Japan Art Crafts Association’s New Works Exhibition
2003 Awarded the Japan Lacquer Association Chairman Award at the Japan Beauty of Lacquer Exhibition sponsored by the Japan Lacquer Association
2010 Awarded the Waraku Award at the 50th Eastern Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2015 Awarded the Encouragement Award at the 55th Eastern Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2016 Awarded the Museum Award at MOA’s 34th Japan Traditional Urushi Lacquerware Exhibition; Awarded the the 2016 Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Agency’s Director Award
2019 Awarded the Director's Award at Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Museum’s 36th Japan Traditional Urushi Lacquerware Exhibition; Held a solo exhibition at Shirokanedai Myoan Gallery, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Presented a chalice decorated with cherry blossoms and autumn leaves to commemorate the arrival of the Pope in Japan
2020 Awarded the Grand Prize at the Japan Art Crafts Association’s 67th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition; Awarded the Takamatsu Museum of Art’s Encouragement Award at the 38th Japan Traditional Urushi Lacquerware Exhibition
Affiliations Official Member of Japan Art Crafts Association, member of Fukushima Prefectural Artist Association, member of Aizu Kōgei Shinseikai

How to apply (lottery ticket sale)

[ How to apply ]
If you would like to participate, please apply from here.

[ Inquiries ]
Inquiry Form:East Japan Sales Center
TEL:Yomiuri Travel’s East Japan Sales Center 03-5550-0666(9:30〜17:30)
[ Deadline ]
Until 23:59 on Saturday, July 31, 2021

Important points

[ Meals ]
- If you suffer from any allergies, please let us know in advance. While we will do our best to meet your requests, please understand that we may be unable to meet your requirements in certain cases.
- The Japanese sake and meal menus may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
- Alcohol will not be served to minors and those arriving by car.
[ Prevention of Covid-19infection ]
- At the time of holding the event, all possible measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 infection will be taken. We kindly ask all visitors to read the following points in advance to ensure their understanding and cooperation. Moreover, the event may be canceled or postponed depending on the future progress of the infection.
- Thoroughly wash your hands, disinfect your fingers and observe coughing etiquette.
- Wear a mask when coming to the venue.
- Help us in maintaining social distancing. When seated, refrain from talking as much as possible.
- Before coming to the event please measure your temperature and, if you have a fever of 37.5 ° C or higher, or if you have been in close contact with a person diagnosed with the Covid-19 infection, or if you have visited a country/region where the infection continues to spread within the two preceding weeks, please refrain from coming to the event. Should you discover you have contracted the infection within 2 weeks after coming to the event, please contact our office (03-5550-0666).
- We will be measuring attendees’ temperature at the entrance of the venue. In the event of temperature above 37.5 ° C, admission will be refused.
- Should any of the attendees develop the infection, please understand that we may provide the names and emergency contact information of all the visitors on the day in question to public authorities like health centers to the extent needed. Personal information will be managed appropriately and will not be used for any other purpose.
- Please check the To all visitors to the MOA Museum of Art" notice before coming to the venue.
[ Handling of personal information ]
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