Japanese Summer Festival in Vancouver Pre-fest Workshops

Free Art Workshops in Oppenheimer Park

Pre-Festival Art Workshops with WePress Community Arts Space 

Thursdays in July, 11th, 18th, 25th, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Oppenheimer Park 

FREE, Drop-in Events

Join Powell Street Festival Society and WePress staff and community members on Thursdays in July, from 1pm to 3pm for pre-festival workshops in Oppenheimer Park! All materials will be provided. No experience necessary. All ages welcome.  

  • July 11: Button Making 
  • July 18: Block Print Making 
  • July 25: Omamori making**

** Not familiar with Omamori? Led by instructor Midori Ueno, the workshop is about making community-well-wishing charms. Join us in writing well-wishes, adding auspicious gems and medicines, stitching beautiful packets, and learning to tie kanou musubi to assemble Omamori. You can take one home (of course)!