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Kyoto Shibori Museum, Kyoto
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* Description in English is below!!

京都絞り工芸館は2001年に開館した、二条城近くある絞り染め専門の美術館、体験施設です。

近年では海外の美術館などとの姉妹協定の調印を行うなど、絞り染めをさらに世界へと発信しています。

美術館見学(500円)では当館が制作、コレクションする絞り染めの大作を、3~4ヶ月毎の特別展示にて1年中ご覧いただけます。館内には絞り染めの歴史を紹介する資料や道具、絞り工程の映像なども公開しており、当館スタッフの分かりやすい絞り染めの説明で、いつもの美術館とは一味違う空間をお楽しみいただけます。

絞り染め体験(3000円)では、スカーフ制作と袱紗制作の2種類のコースあり、全く初めての人からデザイナー、テキスタイル好きの人まで幅広く、楽しく絞り染めを体験していただけます。当日予約も可能で、絞って染めた作品はその日にお持ち帰りしていただけます。

又、当館1階にあるミュージアムショップでは、京の絞り職人が手掛けた小物やスカーフ、ハギレ等、工芸館でしか手に入らない作品のお買物もお楽しみいただけます。

Museum for all textile lovers on this planet(地球上のすべてのテキスタイル愛好者達のミュージアム)をテーマに、京都絞り工芸館は絞り染めの解説や体験、作品展示を通じて、京都の伝統産業の一つである「絞り染め」を日々世界中の人々へ発信しています。

Kyoto Shibori Museum is located southeast of Nijo castle; 5-min.walk from subway Nijojo-mae station.

500yen; open: 9:00-17:00; shibori arts, tools and samples of shibori are displayed. You can try on shibori kimono in a quick and simple way for free.

Shibori class in English is available; silk scarf: 3,000yen, approx 60-min.

Museum shop: variety of original shibori items, scarves, bags, fabrics and souvenirs are sold at the reasonable prices. Museum For All Textile Lovers On This Planet.
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  • This is a must for anyone wanting to explore more about the culture of Japan. We did a silk scarf workshop and just loved the experience. This business has been in the family for three generations and...  more »
  • I felt honored to take a Shibori fabric dyeing class at the Shibori Museum in Kyoto Japan.Ryo was so informative and an excellent teacher, his English is perfect. I highly recommend this class to anyo...  more »
  • We visited this museum having happened to walk past it, and therefore didn't take part in any of the classes. However there was still plenty to do - we watched an instructional video on the techniques...  more »