Kaga Yuzen kimono dye studio "Akaneya" has continued for 120 years in the traditional district of Satomicho, located 5 minute walk from 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. “The innovation is always found in the tradition.” Akaneya has strived to work with new technologies and designs while keeping the spirit of tradition. Now the hands-on gallery where the visitor can explore the art of craftsmanship and the meanings of the design is newly added to the working studio.
Kaga Yuzen produced in Kanazawa might give you somewhat different feel form luxuriant Kyo Yuzen of Kyoto.The secret lies in the use of hidden colors that give depths to its natural motifs. Workshop programs that allow the visitors to actually experience the essence of production process are available.
53−1 Satomicho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, 920-0998 Japan
Open Sun, Sat, and Holidays