Central Japan Tour - A cultural trip to the heart of Arts and Crafts Immersing in SAKE and ONSEN
HKU Museum Society is delighted to present a fundraising trip for our 30th Anniversary Endowment Fund.
“By invitation only”, our members will be given access to legendary collector Mr. Ise’s private museum that is normally closed to the public. During our stay in central Japan, we will embrace various aspects of Japanese traditional arts and crafts through special visits to see exclusive art studios in Iwase Artist Village supported by Mr. Masuda, owner of a gold medal awarded local sake brewery, as well as a patron of local artists creating lacquer ware, wood carving, metal engraving and etc. Our tour will consist of many cultural activities, including sake tasting in Toyama and Ukai (cormorants fishing) viewing in Gifu. In addition, we will also explore the national treasure Hikone Castle and stay at the traditional onsen hotels for hot spring spa and kaiseki dinning.