October 2, 2015

Reminder: Applications due October 31


Applications for the International Students Courses in Spring 2016 should be sent in by October 31. The application form can be downloaded here. Please contact us if you have any questions!

photo: Aroonprapai Rojanachotikul (Thailand) in Applied Kasuri Course III, 2014

May 7, 2015

Second Deadline for Autumn Courses

*updated May 14
There are still some seats available in the International Students Course this autumn, so we will be accepting more applications until JUNE 30, 2015. If you are interested in joining us, please send in your application form by then. We will contact you in July after the selection process.

Beginners Course: 3 seats available
Foundation Kasuri Course: 1 seat available
Applied Kasuri Course I: full
Applied Kasuri Course II, III: 3 seats available

photo: Day 5 of the Beginners Course

March 4, 2015

Reminder: Applications for Autumn due April 5

Applications for the International Students Courses in Autumn 2015 should be sent in by April 5. The application form can be downloaded here.

Please note that we will be closed for spring vacation (March 11-31) and we will not be able to confirm the receipt of your application, or answer e-mails during that time. We will get back to you as soon as possible after April 1.

photo: kasuri cushions by 1st year students, 2014

February 5, 2015

Workshops in 2015


This year we have three workshops that are open to non-Japanese speakers:

Paper Yarn Making-spinning yarn from washi
Day Trip to Miyama-visit Hiroyuki Shindo's studio and Little Indigo Museum
Natural Dyeing "Colors of the Heian Period"-dyeing with techniques from the Heian Period (794-1185)

For more information on these workshops and how to apply, please visit our Workshop page.

photo: Paper Yarn Making

January 26, 2015

Graduate Exhibition 2014: Thank You!



Thank you so much for participating and attending our Graduate Exhibition! This year we had seven international students who showed their work along with the first and second year students and technical study course students. We plan to share more photos in February!

The second deadline for the spring courses (May-July 2015) is JANUARY 30. The application form can be downloaded here. Please contact us if you have any questions!