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Raku Demonstration with Patrick Royle

Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre

Whitehorse

Whitehorse, YT

In person Pottery & ceramics Sculpture

Raku is a fast firing method of completing art pottery. Visually exciting to the participants and viewer alike. The origin of this type of pottery dates back to the ca.1500's Japan commissioned by the tea masters of the time for potters to make ware for the tea ceremony. This firing method has evolved to an artistic and multi cultural activity producing unique results. This is a demonstration only, please physically distance yourself while observing. All recommendations have been made based on information from the Yukon Legislation, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, and the Centre for Disease Control. As recommended, people should NOT attend the event if they: Have any flu-like symptoms; or have an underlying health condition. have traveled outside the Yukon, BC, NWT or Nunavut in the last 14 days. YAC recommends participants wear a mask if they have one. No contact such as handshakes between the participants and the Workshop Instructor. All participants should always adhere to the 2-arms length rule.

Sat 26 Sep
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

This event is free.

Organized by

Yukon Arts Centre

The YAC is proud to champion and promote artists and their stories in our community. We are honoured to be located on the traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation, and the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council.

Location

Whitehorse

Whitehorse, YT

This demonstration will be located outside behind Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.

Event Contact

Yukon Arts Centre

Kasey.Anderson@yac.ca

Language

English