Japanese Crafts & Culture


Wednesday, June 28 – Thursday, June 29
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Old Art Building


Karen Kirt


$90 OAB Member
$108 non-member

Please fill out the registration form at the time of payment. You will have several ways to pay.


Eat authentic Japanese food, play games, and feel like you are in Japan for 2 days! Learn to sing songs in Japanese, fold origami, write in calligraphy and make a woodblock print. You will drink miso soup with chopsticks, roll and eat sushi, and participate in a tea ceremony with Michelle Racich. Each day you will learn Japanese greetings and speak common phrases. Discover Japanese culture through food, play, and art.

This is a 2-day class meeting Wednesday and Thursday.
Ages: 9 – 13

If you have a child under 9 or over 13 who is interested, please call the office to inquire before registering. 231-256-2131

Meet Karen Kirt

Karen Kirt has a MA in Education, Asian History & Japanese. She was an elementary teacher at an international school in Japan for four years, and also attended graduate school at a Japanese University for two years. Karen lives in Leelanau County and teaches 3rd & 4th grade at Leland Public School.

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