GALLERY@UZURA GALLERY

About UZURA GALLERY

UZURA GALLERY is in an old machiya house in the heart of  Kyoto.  The room was designed
in the modern style during the World War 2 (1940) by America-ya.  We hold exhibitions, concerts and meetings at the gallery.
  UZURA GALLERY
58 Benkeiishi-cho (Sanjo Teramachi Nishiiru) Kyoto 604-8082 Japan  GoogleMaps
  • 1 min.walk from a big crab sign at Sanjo Teramachi crossing
  • 5 min. walk from Subway Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station
  • 7 min. walk from Keihan Sanjo Station or Subway Sanjo Keihan Station
  • 9 min. walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station
We have no car parking, but there are some near by.  Please bring your bike or motor bike into the house and not to park on the street.

Phone 070-5500-1011
  email



EVENT SCHEDULE@* Click pictures to enlarge.
Fairtrade Event
Jun. 9 (Sun) 11:00 - 5:00  Admission free
  
Ritsumeikan Univ. Fartrade Group "beleaf" and Uzura Gallery will hold an event to suppert workers in developping countries.  We'll sell a bird whistle to support local people in Thailand (you can paint it if you'd like).  We'll show you posters on fairtrade and sell fairtrade products as well.
Kitramura Ken - Japanese Good Ol' Song Conccert
Jun. 15 (Sat) 7:00  2,000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   
KITAMURA Ken is one of the pioneers of folksong scene in Kyoto since 1970's.  He will sing "dohyoh", Japanese good old songs with his banjo.
Sitar + Piano = Mahara-jazz
Jun. 23 (Sun) 6:00  Adv. 2,000 yen (2 persons: 3,000 yen) / Door 2,500 yen  (2 persons: 3,500 yen)  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   Very unique combination by the Indian instrument, sitar and jazz piano.  TANAKA Minehiko and UMEDA Nozomi.
ISAURO - Andez Music Concert
Jun. 29 (Sat)
 2 - 3 and 4 - 5 p.m.@1,000 yen a stage
   ISAURO (from LOS AIRES) plays Andez music and his original songs with the quena, zampogna and charango.  You can listen to his songs at CD page in Uzura Music's website.
KO'OLUA - Hawaiian Music Concert
Jun. 30 (Sun) 2:00  2,500 yen Reservation recommended  070-5500-1011 or email us
   KO'OLUA, is a Hawaiian music duo, formed by two Japanese musicians, Marty (slack-key guitar & vocal) and Noliko (ukulele & vocal).  Feel Hawaiian breeze!
* Uzura Gallery is not air-conditioned.  We have a fan, but please come here in a cool wear.
Anne Norman Shakuhachi Concert "Duos for One"
Jul. 6 (Sat) 7:00 - 8:00  2,000 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email us
   Anne Norman plays her own compositions as well as Japanese classics. She has developed a new style of playing that incorporates vocal techniques while blowing shakuhachi.
Her music contemplative and lively... and inspired by time spent in nature.
* Uzura Gallery is not air-conditioned.  We have a fan, but please come here in a cool wear.
Slack Key Guitar Workshop
Jul.14 (Sun) 2:00  2,500 yen  Reservation: 070-5500-1011 or email
   "Slack key guitar" is the name of a kind of guitar-playing method of Hawaii. The unique and attractive sound of slack key guitar makes people's heart soothe and soften.  According to the history, its birth is older than the ones of ukulele and steel-guitar. And the legacy of that music style has been inherited by the local people, not by the professional musicians, in Hawaii.  The workshop for 60min and the live-music for 30min by the facilitator (lecturer), Slack-Key MARTY.  Bring your guitar to enjoy together if you have, please! (We have one for lending)  Open to Beginners!


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