Keiji Shinohara, Artist in Residence at Wesleyan University, demonstrates printmaking techniques used by artists in Edo-era Japan. After the demonstration, join Professor Shinohara in the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan to examine techniques on display.
Gallery talks are free with museum admission and meet by the Museum Shop.
Calligraphy, painting, poetry, flower arranging, gardens, and tea ceremony all share a common aesthetic thread that is linked to the flourishing of the arts in early modern Japanese Zen monasteries. In this special event, landscape architect Stephen Morrell will explore the history of the tea ceremony and its role in the development of the Japanese aesthetic.
Free with museum admission; meet by the Museum Shop.
Read more about the special exhibition Utamaro and the Lure of Japan.