A ‘Second Japan’ At Hartland Library

October 31, 2012

in Hartland,News

A Vermont Humanities Event will be hosted by the Hartland Public Library,Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
Writer and researcher Douglas Brooks, who has apprenticed with four boat builders in Japan, building five types of Japanese boats, will talk about his experiences in the country.
He experienced a “Second Japan,” with a rich history of traditional arts and crafts, many of which are fast disappearing as modernization has broken down the traditional apprentice system. In this slide talk Douglas will share his experiences with these traditional crafts. Call (802) 436-2473 for more information and directions.


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