Teen Workshop: Japanese Calligraphy and Origami


June 27, 2024 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Create mindful Zen art through Japanese Calligraphy and Origami.

Event Details

​​Learn about the Japanese writing system with mindfulness teaching artist Surapsari Fujimaru. Enjoy complimentary pizza and practice writing with brush and ink, followed by origami folding in this calming, Zen-inspired workshop. This program is open to all skill levels and materials are provided. The Teen Workshop series occurs alternating Thursdays throughout the summer for ages 13–18.

Tickets are $10 for Bullock Museum Member Youth and $20 for non-members. Workshop ticket includes Museum admission. Online ticket sales will close on the morning of the event. Onsite ticket sales will be available at the Museum up to the time of the class if there is still capacity.

About Family Programs

Family programs provide educational and engaging activities for young Texans and their caregivers. Events are designed to bring families together, spark conversations and provide opportunities for growth and development.

About the Artist

Learn about Asia and create original artwork mindfully! Surapsari ("Sari") Megumi Fujimaru grew up in Japan, lived in Bali, and studied holistic wellness in India. She is a certified teaching artist and has taught at K-12 schools, libraries, and other educational venues for 20 years. As the former Education Specialist at the Asian American Resource Center (City of Austin), Sari designed, directed, and taught the 8-week Creative Mindfulness Youth Camp, where one hundred 6 to 10-year-old day campers enjoyed Asia-themed mindful arts. She shares her experience and knowledge with classroom teachers in her professional learning program, Introduce Mindfulness into Your Classroom. In addition to teaching at public venues and online, Sari offers workshops at her private retreat facility in Driftwood.

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