Private: Made in Yame, Japan
/ Schedule

June 8 – 26
credits (to be determined)
Course number IPD-3891-A
Tuition: $6,300

FACULTY: SINCLAIR SMITH

Program Itinerary
Day 0 (some people might arrive too late to partake in these events)
2pm Afternoon Shopping walk
6pm Dinner

Day 1— Fukuoka City (Saturday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
9.30am Field trip to Kyushu National Museum
1pm Lunch
2pm Trip to Temple or shrine
4pm Free time
7pm Welcome dinner

Day 2— Fukuoka City to Yame (Sunday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
10am Field trip to Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
1pm Lunch
1.30pm Drive to Yame
3pm Check into Yame Green Hotel
4.30pm Tour Kitaya Sake brewery
6pm Dinner

Day 3— Yame (Monday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
9.30am Yame Craft Museum
11.30am  Tour Washi Paper workshop
1pm Lunch
2pm Tour paper/silk lantern factory
4pm Tour Bow & Arrow workshop
5pm Walking tour of downtown and local temples
6pm Studio sketching and dinner at Old County Office

Day 4— Yame (Tuesday)
9am Meet in Hotel Lobby: A Day with Jogo-san
9.30am Tour wood shop
12pm Tour lacquer showroom
12.30pm Lunch
1.15pm See urushi & maki-e painting and metal engraving
4pm Sketching and dinner at Old County Office

Day 5— Yame (Wednesday)
9am Meet in Hotel Lobby
9.30am Tour stone workshop
11.30am Tour spinning top factory
1pm Lunch
2.30pm Tour of kasuri weaving factory
5pm  Sketching and dinner at Old County Office

Day 6— Yame (Thursday)
9am Meet in hotel lobby: A day with Konomi-san
9.30am Field Trip to green tea fields
10.30am Drive to Tsuhime shrine in the mountains
1pm Lunch
3pm Tea Ceremony at Konomien
5pm Sketching and dinner at Old County Office

Day 7— Yame to Arita (Friday)
9am Meet in Hotel Lobby, Check out
9.30am Drive to Arita, Saga Prefecture
11am Meet Takada-san
11.30am Tour Izumiyama Porcelain clay quarry
12.15pm Lunch
2pm Tour Arita Porcelain factory
4pm Tour shrine with porcelain gate
6pm Check into onsen ryokan
7pm Dinner

Day 8— Arita to Kyoto (Saturday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
10am Shop at Arita ceramics outlet
12pm Train to Fukuoka
2pm Shinkansen to Kyoto
6pm Check into Kyoto Hotel
7pm Dinner

Day 9— Kyoto (Sunday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
Meet Kyoto instructor
10am Tour Arashima Bamboo forest
11.30am Tour Kinkaku-ji
1pm Lunch
2pm Tour Fushimi Inari Taisha
4pm Tea
6pm Dinner

Day 10— Kyoto (Monday)
9am     Meet in Hotel lobby
Tour temples and shrines:
Ginkakuji (Northern Higashiyama)
Kiyomizu dera (Southern Higashiyama)
Daigoji Gojunoto
6pm Dinner

Day 11— Kyoto (Tuesday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
Visit Kawai Kanjirou Memorial Kyoto National
1pm Lunch
2pm Shopping
6pm Dinner

Day 12— Kyoto to Yame (Wednesday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
Check out
11am Shinkansen to Fukuoka
3pm Drive to Yame
5pm Check in to Green Hotel
6pm Sketching and dinner at Old County Office

Day 13— Yame (Thursday)
9am Meet in Hotel lobby
9.30am Visit to Craft Museum
12pm Walk around town
1pm Lunch
2pm Sketching and prototyping at Old County Office
Afternoon can be used to make individual trips back to craft shops

Day 14— Yame (Friday)
Day of rest. Trip to Mountain Hotspring or Fukuoka beach

Day 15— Yame (Saturday)
All day sketching and prototyping in Old County Office
Can be used to make individual trips back to craft shops

Day 16— Yame (Sunday)
All day sketching and prototyping in Old County Office
Can be used to make individual trips back to craft shops

Day 17— Yame (Monday)
Final presentation of models to team of designers, instructors, craftsmen and other stakeholders
Farewell dinner

Day 18— Yame (Tuesday)
Travel home