- January 5, 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
Preschool Workshop: Peach Boy Story with Peach Sculpture Craft
- January 5, 11:00 AM-12:30 AM
Youth Workshop: Manga Japanese Pop Art
- January 5, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Adult/Child Workshop: Suminagashi Marbled Paper
- February 2, 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
Preschool Workshop: The Funny Little Woman Story with Oni Mask Craft
- February 2, 11:00 AM-12:30 AM
Youth Workshop: Japanese Stab Binding Books
- March 2, 10:00 AM-10:45 AM
Preschool Workshop: Little Daruma and Little Daikoku Story with Collage Craft
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Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is a traditional-style Japanese house and nationally-ranked garden in Philadelphia’s West Fairmount Park that reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia, from the 1876 Centennial Exposition to the installation of its contemporary paintings in 2007.
Shofuso was built in Japan in 1953 using traditional techniques and materials and exhibited in the courtyard at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It was moved to Philadelphia in 1958, to the site of several previous Japanese structures dating to the 1876 Centennial Exposition. In 2007, internationally renowned artist Hiroshi Senju, inspired by our waterfall, donated 20 murals to Shofuso. A viewing garden with koi pond and island, a tea garden, and a courtyard garden comprise the 17th century-style Japanese walled and fenced garden of this historic site and museum. NAMED BEST OF PHILLY 2012!
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Shofuso will reopen on
Saturday, March 29th, 2014.
We hope to see you then!
Thanks for a great year and see you next season!
Explore your creativity with crafts and workshops for kids and adults! See our full listing on our registration page.
All programs conducted at Shofuso’s Sakura Pavilion, two brick buildings 75 yards from Shofuso’s gate, behind the greenhouses.