Washi Papermaking

Visit a traditional washi paper workshop and craft your own sheets just as artisans did a millennium ago.

What will I learn in this class?
Recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, washi papermaking is as close to Japan’s past as you can get today. Step back in time at a traditional workshop two hours north of Tokyo and hand-process mulberry pulp into paper, bookmarks or postcards perfect for unique gifts or unforgettable souvenirs.

Who teaches this class?
Katsutoshi Yuasa is a mokuhanga artist whose work has appeared in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, the New York Public Library and the Cleveland Museum of Art. A graduate of Musashino Art University and the Royal College of Art and a lecturer at Tama Art University, Yuasa’s woodblock prints graced the Frederick Harris Gallery in an exhibition last year.


  • Oct 2
  • 8:30am–4:30pm
  • Meeting point: Azabu Juban Station
  • 4,000 yen (3,000 yen for Woodblock Printing class; transportation and lunch excluded)
  • Cancellation deadline: Sep 24
  • By registering, Members accept the inherent risks in activities where social distancing requirements cannot be followed, and they agree not to hold the Club liable in the case of injury, illness or contraction of COVID-19 during these activities.