"Water in Life" Exhibition

Suntory Museum of Art

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This exhibition is held in commemoration of the opening of the Suntory Museum of Art with the theme of "water," the source of Japan's abundant natural environment. The exhibition has four sections entitled "Moisture - Water in Life," "Flow - Water in Expression," "Coolness - Water in the Senses," and "Droplet - Water in Poetry" and will feature approximately 150 works depicting the relationship between people and water. Among the works are expressions of water itself, abstract expressions of water by traditional devices, works using materials and coloring that is reminiscent of water.

["Water in life" Commemorative Lecture Series]

I. "The Meaning of Water in Japanese Gardens" - June 24th
Lecturer: Yozaburo Shirahata (International Research Center for Japan Studies Professor)
Deadline: June 11th

II. "Memories of Cities of Water" - July 1st
Lecturer: Nobuhide Jinnai (Hosei University Professor)
Deadline: June 18th

III. "Expressions of water in Literature" - July 8th
Lecturer: Yuko Tanaka (Hosei University Professor)
Deadline: June 25th

-All lectures are from 14:00 until 15:30, at the 6F Hall with an 80-person capacity.
-¥1000 fee in addition to entrance fee.

[Handing Down Japanese Culture Workshops]

"Colors of Japan" Natural Dye Workshop - August 1st, 13:00-16:00
Lecturer: Yukio Yoshioka (Textile-dyeing artist)
For Elementary and Middle School Students, up to 30 participants at the 6F Hall, ¥1000 Fee.
Deadline: July 18th

"Tying and Untying" Parent-Child Furoshiki Seven Changes Workshop - July 15th, 14:00-16:00
Lecturer: Japan Furoshiki Association
For 25 Elementary and Middle School Student - Parent Pairs, ¥1500 fee per pair + entrance fee.
Deadline: July 2nd

Please visit website to reserve spots.



From 2007-06-16 To 2007-08-19
Closed July 10th and 31st to change displays.



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