National Geographic Exhibition

Takasaki Museum of Art

poster for National Geographic Exhibition

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Presenting some 180 photographs from the enormous collection of National Geographic, organized into themes including “Records of Adventure and Exploration”, “The Wild World”, “Humans and Civilization”, and “Scientific Technology”. Among the selections are cover photos by the Japan’s Kazuyoshi Nomachi, with a focus on the work of Tim Laman, currently one of the magazine’s major photographers. There will also be films, discussion panels, and other events offering a behind-the-scenes look at National Geographic.

[Related Events]
Gallery Talks
“Talk with an Expert” (oriented toward children)
Date: Jun. 26 (Sat) 11:00–12:00
“The Inner Lives of Wild Animals”
Date: Jun. 26 (Sat) 14:00–15:00
“The Earth and Everything in It” (curator’s talk)
Dates: Aug. 9 (Sat), Aug. 23 (Sat), Sep. 13 (Sat), Sep. 20 (Sat) 14:00

Children’s Tours “You Can Be a National Geographic Master”
Dates: Aug. 9 (Sat), Aug. 23 (Sat) 11:00

Workshops
The Origin of Photography: Making a Camera Obscura
Dates: Jul. 25 (Fri), Aug. 1 (Fri), Aug. 8 (Fri) 14:00–15:00

Events are in Japanese. Please see the official website for details and information on more related events.

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from July 06, 2014 to September 30, 2014

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