Visit "Opening Japan"

Our major exhibit runs Sep 2–Nov 20, 2016. Visit A6 in the historic Box Factory in Bend, Oregon.

A6 School Program Opening Japan

“Opening Japan” School Program

September 6–November 18, 2016. Bring your students to A6’s major exhibit, “Opening Japan,” this fall! This special “Students to A6” education program includes a guided exhibit tour and hands-on printmaking activity in our print studio.
A6 Exhibit Tours

Exhibit Tours

Saturdays, 4 pm, September 2–November 20 Learn about the political and cultural forces that spawned “the floating world” and revoluti...

Special Events

Visit our "Opening Japan" exhibit and then discover more Japanese art and culture at these special events!

marjorie yap A6 Tea Ceremony Japanese Exhibit

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Friday, September 30, 11 am A culmination of several art forms, the Japanese Tea Ceremony dates back to the thirteenth century. Enjoy a rar...
Chushingura kabuki

Kabuki Theatre

TOWER THEATRE PRESENTS Loyal Samurai: An Introduction to Kabuki Theatre Professor Laurence Kominz, of Portland State University's theat...
floating world feast A6 Opening Japan

Floating World Feast

Wednesday, September 28, 6 pm Join us for an intimate dinner infused with art, poetry and music. Staged in the midst of A6's "Opening Ja...
7 aspects of women web

Lecture: Ukiyo-e as Pop Culture


Community Classes

This fall, explore Japanese art with easy origami books and printmaking!

origami accordion book A6 Opening Japan

Origami Accordion Books

Sunday, 10-12 pm Offered on these dates: Sep 18, Oct 9, Nov 13 Create cheerful, sculptural origami books using a mix of brightly patterne...
A6 origami book

Origami Envelope Books

Friday / 3 pm Offered on these dates: Sep 9, Sep 23, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11 These colorful folded books made of brightly patterned Japane...
courtesan real print crop

Courtesan & Kabuki Prints

Sundays  / 11 am Offered on these dates: Sep 11, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 23, Nov 6 No School Days–Kids Workshops: Oct 28 and Nov 11 Fun f...


Nancy Diessner A6 Workshop

Art Talk with Nancy Diessner

Tuesday, August 2, 6 pm $10/person Join us this Tuesday, August 2 at 6 pm for an Art Talk with visiting printmaker Nancy Diessner.  A ...

Print & Play Workshops

Intensive workshops, renowned visiting artists, and all the fun Bend has to offer!

A6 Workshop Elise Wagner Encaustic Collagraph

Encaustic Collagraph

A Print & Play workshop! Fri & Sat, February 4-5 2017, 10-5 pm. Taught by Portland artist Elise Wagner.
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Japanese Woodcut

A Print & Play Workshop! Intensive workshops, renowned instructors, and all the fun Bend has to offer! This Print & Play Workshop...

Four-Color Chine Collé Drypoint

A Print & Play Workshop! Intensive workshops, renowned instructors, and all the fun Bend has to offer! This Print & Play Workshop...