February 24, 2016

Graduate Exhibition

This year's Graduate Exhibition will be held from March 2 (Wed) to 6 (Sun) 2016 at the Annex of Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. We will be exhibiting pieces by our first and second year students, technical study course students, and international students.

Kawashima Textile School Graduate Exhibition
2016.3.2 (Wed.) -6 (Sun.) 9:00 - 17:00
Annex of Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (Kyoto-shi Bijutsukan BEKKAN)
Access Information
Admission Free

Reminder: Applications for Autumn due April 5

Applications for the International Students Courses in Spring 2016 should be sent in by April 5. The application form can be downloaded here. Please contact us if you have any questions!

February 9, 2016

Workshops in 2016

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: Hogushi Gasuri (A type of kasuri where the the sparsely woven warp is painted on, taken off the loom, steamed, set on the loom, and woven again)
Kasuri (ikat) courses in English are available in our biannual International Students Course.

February 1, 2016

Featured in Amirisu Magazine

We are featured in Amirisu issue 9, winter 2015/2016. Amirisu is a bilingual knitting magazine, and can be purchased (digital/print) from their website. Kawashima Textile School is introduced in the Craft City Guide for Kyoto.