An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 31, 2018
This exhibit of traditional mizusashi is presented by Shofu Kai, a group of ceramists at the Hawai’i Potters Guild who have been studying together to learn about the artistry of utensils used in the Japanese tea ceremony, a cornerstone of Japanese culture.
The mizusashi is the lidded jar that the holds the cold-water that is used to replenish the water in the kama (kettle). Mizusashi are classified by their shape, origins, and other characteristics. Four different styles of mizusashi used by the early tea masters will be presented: hoso (thin), hira (flat), kaku (square), and yabure bukuro (torn bag).
This exhibit will be on display until October 31st and may viewed in the front lobby of the Library during regular library hours.
All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.