‘Machiya: The Delicate Townhouses of Kyoto’


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‘Machiya: The Delicate Townhouses of Kyoto’

PAULINE CHAKMAKJIAN (UK Lecturer)

An example of a traditional form of Japanese architecture, Machiya were, and sometimes still are, a combination of residence and business spaces for the merchants of Kyoto. These buildings have certain charming characteristics and features.

町屋/町家

Pauline enjoys giving lectures on quirky, unusual and esoteric subjects related to art and culture and volunteers for The Japan Society of the UK.

Pauline holds a BA in English Language and Literature (Whittier), a Diploma in Law (London) and an MA in Modern French Studies (London). She lectures on a wide variety of subjects. She enjoys giving lectures quirky, unusual and esoteric subjects related to art and culture. She has given lectures since 2004, and volunteers for The Japan Society of the UK.

ADFAS Members enjoy evenings with…
· First Class lectures on a fascinating range of subjects, with a unique opportunity to meet and chat with the Lecturer
· Camaraderie with other Fine Arts lovers, over supper with a glass of wine
· A Free Library covering both the lecture programme topics and the Decorative and Fine Arts
· Day Tours to places of artistic or architectural interest
· Guided Overseas travel opportunities with ADFAS lecturers and other members
· Sponsorship of Young Arts through the ADFAS Scholarship at the University of the Sunshine Coast and the University Art Gallery
· An opportunity to be a part of recording the National Heritage

‘Machiya: The Delicate Townhouses of Kyoto’
St Marks Anglican Church, Main Street, Buderim
Monday 11th of March
6.45pm
Guests ($20) are welcome

Please phone or email for a booking or enquiry. 07 5453 4793

Downloadable:
05 Mar 2013 - Kyoto.pdf

Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (ADFAS) :
Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5453 4793
Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (ADFAS)

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St Marks Anglican Church, Buderim




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