Lead by professionals, this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will be of
interest to practitioners and academics alike. Visit the Great Wall of
China, the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, Yang Tomb
of the Han, Yu Yuan Garden, The Bund, and the Shanghai Museum’s
world-famous ceramics collection. Spend a week of hands-on exploration
at The Pottery Workshop’s Education
Centre in Jingdezhen, the historic home of porcelain. With the focus on
doing, you will experience the materials and methods of Chinese
porcelain production.

Try your hand at Qinghua blue & white
painting, Fencai overglaze enamelling, Song dynasty relief carving,
underglaze transfer and overglaze decal application. Local trips will
include the Ancient Kiln Museum, glaze shop, brush-maker’s shop, the
Ancient Reproduction Factory, and the Big Tile– and Big Pot Factories.
Attend the PWS Saturday Morning Creative Market and visit the galleries
of local artisans. Of special interest will be a day-long pilgrimage to
the scenic village of Yaoli, the 64m long Tianbao dragon kiln, the
Dongbu Kaolin Museum, and Gaoling (Kaolin) Mountain.

All in-country
transportation, meals and four-star accommodation, local guides and
entry fees are included. $5,500.00 per person, double occupancy (single
occupancy available).

For more information and to register your expression of interest for this tour please contact Paul Leathers at
+1 (403) 358-5348 or paulleathers@alluvium.ca