The Carpenters Line exhibition photography

Gallery Tour: The Carpenters’ Line

The Carpenters Line exhibition photography

Transport yourself to the forests of the Hida region of Japan’s Gifu Prefecture and take a journey through 1,300 years of master carpentry with a guided tour of Japan House London’s exhibition ‘The Carpenters’ Line’ led by exhibition curator and Japan House London Programming Director Simon Wright.

During each tour, which reveals behind-the scenes insights into the exhibition curation process, guests can take a closer look at Hida’s extraordinary craftworking legacy from the rich natural resources of Hida’s forests, the tools and techniques developed to work them, to the involvement of Hida craftsmanship in furniture design around the world today.

Booking tickets

Please choose a date below and click on the button to book your free ticket. 

Wednesday 23 November 2022, 17:30 Event closed
Sunday 4 December 2022, 16:00 Event closed
Sunday 8 January 2023, 14:30 Event closed
Wednesday 11 January 2023, 17:30 Event closed
Sunday 22 January 2023, 12:30 Event closed
Thursday 26 January 2023, 17:30 Fully booked
Sunday 29 January 2023, 12:30 Fully booked

Each tour will last 45 minutes and will begin in front of the Gallery on Japan House London's Lower Ground floor promptly at the start time.

The exhibition The Carpenters’ Line: Woodworking in Hida Takayama is on display in the Gallery at Japan House London from 29 September 2022 until 29 January 2023.