MIZUHIKI TYING & THREADING
In addition to its permanent exhibits of the thirty-six Ishikawa craft industries, the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts and Crafts features modern works by contemporary and local artists who incorporate the traditional practices into their work. The museum also hosts frequent seminars, workshops, demonstrations and other events.
Mizuhiki is the art of working paper threads into colorful shapes, animals and plants, and is a common decoration on envelopes in Japan’s gift-giving culture. Master the awaji knot on which all others are based and create a decorative envelope for a special occasion.
Reservations are required seven days in advance.
Groups of 20 or more may have to take turns or meet at an alternate location.
1-1 Kenroku-machi, Kanazawa
・Admission 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (last admittance at 4:45 pm)
3rd Thursday/mo. (Apr. – Nov.)