Manuel Cargaleiro Foundation will promote a Raku Ware workshop with pottery artist Yola Vale on April 22nd. This activity results from the partnership between the Foundation and the artist, allowing a dynamic meeting between art and community. The aim is to promote the Museum’s educational vocation through the transmission of knowledge, both theoretical and practical – referred to as essential, by Master Manuel Cargaleiro. This workshop is inserted in the programs of the International Council of Monuments and Sites on April 18th dedicated to sustainable tourism and cultural assets. The workshop is
This workshop is inserted in the programs of the International Council of Monuments and Sites on April 18th dedicated to sustainable tourism and cultural assets. The workshop is a one-day activity, starting with a theoretical framework and passing onto a practical component where each participant will make a “Chawan” cup of tea, finalising with the magical moment of the “burning of Raku”. This workshop intends to involve all the participants in a true spirit of sharing and discovery of the endless possibilities of pottery art. At the end of the activity, each participant will receive a certificate of participation. Yola Vale is committed to
Yola Vale is committed to the Japanese art of Raku. One of her works is currently in exhibition at Cargaleiro Museum. The artist was born in 1975 in Espinho (Portugal) has a degree in Sculpture by the “Escola Superior de Tecnologias Artísticas” of Coimbra, and has been working as a teacher and has participated in many solo and group exhibitions of contemporary pottery. The Raku Ware workshop, designed for young adults, has the capacity for 25 participants with or without experience in the area. For more information please contact the Museum (+351) 272 337 394 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org until April 18th.