The Washington and Lee University Chanoyu Tea Society will host its second Woman and Girls’ Day Tea to celebrate International Women’s Month. It will be held on March 12 in the Japanese Tea Room, Senshin’an, located in the Watson Pavilion at W&L. Observe a traditional Tea Ceremony by W&L students and enjoy sweets and a bowl of green tea.
Toshio Ohi, an 11th-generation descendant of the illustrious Ohi family of potters in the city of Kanazawa, will be giving a talk at Washington and Lee University on Oct. 24 from 10–11 a.m. in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library.
The Washington and Lee University Chanoyu Tea Society will be hosting a Women and Girl's Day tea ceremony on Saturday, March 7, in the Japanese Tea Room, Senshin'an, located in the Watson Pavilion at W&L. Students will perform a traditional tea ceremony and serve sweets and tea to all.
Washington and Lee University's Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion will have an official "opening" on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 5-7 p.m. They will now be open to the public on a regular basis and their new hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
When the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., was preparing a new app, "Charles Lang Freer: Collecting Korea," the producers wanted to include a film of a Japanese tea ceremony. So they came to Lexington and filmed in the Senshin'an Tea Room in the Watson Pavilion at Washington and Lee.
In Case You Missed It
Where were you at exactly 11 a.m. (EST), or 15:00 (UTC), on Sunday, May 2? Janet Ikeda, associate dean of the College at Washington and Lee, was at the University's Japanese Tearoom at that moment. She had a camera, and the photograph she took became part of the New York Times' Moment in Time project. […]
Southern Living subscribers who live in the Mid-Atlantic area will be in for a treat this month when they discover Washington and Lee's Janet Ikeda gracing the cover of the special insert, Mid-Atlantic Living People & Places. The article in question-and-answer format describes both the Japanese Tearoom constructed in the Watson Pavilion as well as […]