In Front of Your Eyes: Fashion & Fabric in Japan

Spring Open House
Saturday, April 11, 2015 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

My apologies for this second email. I left out a bit of information so am sending it again--and I can't even blame it on Monday. I must need more matcha! -Cynthia

Don't forget to mark your calendar for the Japan House 
Spring Open House on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are honored to have renowned Japanese fashion designer Anri Sato and fiber artist Misao Tsubaki joining us for presentations at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. There will be tea ceremonies (at a reduced price of $5) at 10:00, 12:00, 1:00 and 3:00 by the Chado Urasenke Tankokai Urbana-Champaign Association. No need to make a reservation--just purchase your ticket when you arrive. Enjoy a tour of the James A. and Lorene M. Bier Gardens at 1:00 or 3:00, led by the designer of the gardens himself, Jim Bier! ....and the cherry trees? Well, no blossoms yet but who knows what they will be doing by then!

Tomonokai Celebration & Fashion Show
Thursday, April 9, 2015 5-6:30 pm

For Tomonokai members we have a VERY special event on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the President's House: Tomonokai Celebration & Fashion Show! We are thrilled that the Easters are opening the President's House to our supporters and looking forward to a delightful evening of fashion, food, and music. Please rsvp asap to If you are NOT currently a Tomonokai member, you can join for just $60 and be invited to this very special spring evening! Call (217) 244-9934 to get more information, or to join.

Textile Workshop

Sunday, April 12, 2015 1:00-6:00 pm. Hands on textile workshop with the artists! No experience necessary, all materials supplied. $45, $35 for Tomonokai/UIUC students. Call 244-9934 to make a reservation. Space is limited---don't delay!

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Urbana, IL 61802



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