The Art of Tea Lecture and Demonstration - The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Discover Art Through Taste, Ritual, and Culture
$10 MWPAI members; $15 general admission
Join Chanoyu Tea teachers Marybeth Welch and Greg Succop of the Urasenke Chanoyu Society of New York City. The Urasenke school of tea traces its tradition to 16th-century tea master Sen no Rikyu. This lecture and demonstration introduces the history and philosophy of the tea ceremony and its origins in Japanese culture. Register for one of three private teas to experience the transcendent ritual of this tradition, tasting Japanese green tea (matcha) and sweets (wagashi) in a private setting.