Get the Info!

Freebies, events, and updates by email

Okakura Kakuzo and The Book of Tea with Tea Expert Bruce Richardson

When

Date: 05/03/2013 to 05/04/2013



Where
Boston, Massachusetts, United States 306 Congress St.

617-338-1773

http://www.bostonteapartyship.com


Good for: Family


Price: fee


Description:
In 1906 in turn-of-the century Boston, The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo, the ... Read More >>
In 1906 in turn-of-the century Boston, The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo, the Japanese-born Curator of Asian Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts. The small, esoteric book beautifully described the role of tea as the international cup of humanity. Author and leading tea historian, Bruce Richardson served as editor of the 2011 edition of Okakura Kakuzo's classic work. More than a century later, this book is still beloved the world over. Mr. Richardson will explain how Okakura's philosophy continues to inspire today’s tea and art culture. He will share the fascinating stories of the relationships between Okakura and notable Boston Brahmins such as Isabella Stewart Gardner, John LaFarge, Ernest Fenollosa, and John Singer Sargent, as well as the philosopher's influence upon American artists Georgia O'Keeffe and Frank Lloyd Wright. The event will include tea time pastries and a tasting of Abigail's Blend, the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum’s signature blend of historic 1773 Chinese teas designed by Mr. Richardson. May 3, 4-5:30pm; May 4, 11am-12:30pm. $35. Hide

More Events Like This:
 

Get driving directions »

Recently Posted Articles
Best Whale Watching Cruises: Whale Watching season in Massachusetts is from April to October. If  >>
Play Dough Recipes and More: Get ready to mold shapes, letters, animals and more with these fun  >>
Mother's Day Events & Specials: Happy Mother’s Day! Searching for something to do this  >>
Effects of Road Rage on Children: Have you ever been in a car with your child while experiencing  >>
Updated Go-To Guides
ABC Spanish in Motion Summer Immersion Camp: ABC Spanish in Motion's summer Spanish camps  >>
WashTone Performing Arts: If you are looking for music lessons or acting classes in Dedham, Hyde  >>
CHUNGDAHM ReadWrite: Elevate your bookworm to a critical reader, exceptional writer and  >>