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Cultural Programming

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Meeting and Conferences

Throughout the year, the Foundation offers meetings echoing the exhibitions.


The Foundation offers a playful and creative program to extend the visit of the two exhibitions with family during each school vacation as well as initiation workshops throughout the year.

Corélie Bonneau – Japonese inspired Folding / Origami
Family workshop, for ages 6 and up.
Wednesday, July 17, from 2 pm to 5 pm :
Dressed in a Yukata (summer kimono), Corélie Bonneau will share her folding techniques to recreate some of the furniture pieces by artist JB Blunk.

Gaële Dubois – Creating a porcelaine cup
Family workshop, for ages 12 and up.
Wednesday, October 23, from 3 pm to 5:30 pm :
Discover the technique of porcelain casting and come make your own cup with ceramist Gaële Dubois. After choosing and casting the shape you want, you can personalize it by adding color, texture, and a handle. It will be returned to you after firing, ready to use!

Akiyo Kajiwara – Ready, Set … Weave !
For ages 11 and up.
Wednesday, October 30, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm :
Akiyo Kajiwara will introduce you to Shimekazari decoration using traditional weaving techniques with natural raffia.

Akiyo Kajiwara – The Art of Furoshiki
Family workshop, for ages 7 and up.
Wednesday, December 11, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm :
Akiyo Kajiwara will share the art of Japanese wrapping : Furoshiki. You will learn to fold and tie this Japanese square cloth to create reusable and original gift wraps and bags. Perfect for practicing Christmas gift wrapping.

Akiyo Kajiwara – Creating nuno-zôri
For ages 11 and up.
Wednesday, December 18, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm (6-hour workshop) :
A workshop designed by textile designer Akiyo Kajiwara to make Nuno-zôri, traditional Japanese fabric slippers. Each participant must bring a used or new piece of cotton fabric measuring at least 100 cm × 200 cm and another used or new piece of cotton fabric measuring 40 cm × 100 cm (with a different pattern).

Wood Workshop – Blunk Apprentices!
Family workshop, for ages 8 and up.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
One Saturday per month from 10 am to 12:30 pm
Saturday, September 21 / Saturday, October 19 / Saturday, November 23 / Saturday, December 14.
Each child, accompanied by cabinetmaker Mathias Heinisch, will create two cedar wood spatulas in the spirit of what JB Blunk created for his home.
Registration: ateliers_bois@orange.fr

The Sensory Tour
Young audience, ages 8 and up
Every Sunday, 4 pm :
A tour “beyond sight” to discover the exhibition by engaging all your senses, thanks to a mediation kit specially designed by students from DN Made Angoulême. Let’s go on a treasure hunt for artworks!