Japan Style: Kimonos and Prints

King Gallery | March 25 - May 14

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About the exhibition:

View kimonos made for every occasion - summer attire to spectacular wedding ensembles - plus see how garments vary for different age groups in Japanese culture. This dazzling exhibition includes ukiyo-e prints from the early 1800s and on, depicting female beauties, kabuki actors and sumo wrestlers, scenes from history and folk tales, travel, landscapes, and flora and fauna. 

The Clarks have been collecting Japanese art for over 20 years; their works have been shown nationally and are currently on view at the Japan Society in New York City.

Special events:  

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 1-4 pm:  Opening Reception -  free admission to the public, live caricature drawings by artist Riki Takaoka, and featured collectors on hand to speak with guests.

Friday, April 7, 2017 | 5-7 pm: First Friday Art Walk -  featuring complimentary refreshments, live caricature drawings by artist Riki Takaoka, and Kayoko Morton on the Japanese Koto sponsored by Black Hills Foundation.

Monday, April 24 | 2 - 4 pm: Taking Flight: International Sculpture Day celebrate ISDAY with free kite-making activities on the Arts Center campus. 

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 5-7 pm: First Friday Art Walk -  see the show for free, hear featured speaker Henry Wyeno, and enjoy complimentary refreshments including Japanese beer and whiskey samples during Downtown Pueblo's First Friday Art Walk sponsored by Paula & Jeff Chostner.

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 11 am - 4 pm: Children’s Day at the Buell Children’s Museum - celebrating a Japanese holiday which takes place annually on the fifth day of the fifth month as part of Golden Week.  This event is included in the price of admission. 

Sponsor(s):  Japan Style is made possible with the support of

 Drs. Reiko & Mark Clark  |  Gregory Howell  |  Kerrelyn & Charles Trent

 


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