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Family Art Day: Fun with Ink- Inspiration from Zen Paintings

April 7, 2024
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Join us for an unforgettable day of family fun! Families and children are invited to experience the serene world of Zen at Japan Society’s latest exhibition, None Whatsoever: Zen Paintings from the Gitter-Yelen Collection. Guided by a knowledgeable museum educator, families will explore and discuss selected artworks spanning over four centuries of ink paintings and calligraphies by Buddhist monks. Afterwards, families will create their own Zen ink art inspired by the exhibition.

Tickets: $10/$5 Japan Society members; children ages 2 and under free. Limited free tickets available for Cool Culture members. Advance ticket purchase required. Limited to 35 participants. Recommended for children ages 5-10 and accompanying adults. This event will be photographed.

Image © Ayumi Sakamoto.

Education and Family Programs are generously supported by an anonymous donor; ORIX Corporation USA; Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; The Masako Mera and Koichi Mera, PhD Fund for Education and the Arts; The Norinchukin Foundation; and Friends of Education and Family Programs.

None Whatsoever: Zen Paintings from the Gitter-Yelen Collection is supported, in part, by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.

Exhibitions and Arts & Culture Lecture Programs are made possible, in part, by Sompo Holdings, Inc.; the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund; the Mary Griggs Burke Endowment Fund established by the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation; The Masako Mera and Koichi Mera, PhD Fund for Education and the Arts; Peggy and Dick Danziger; Thierry Porté and Yasko Tashiro; and Friends of the Gallery. Support for Arts & Culture Lecture Programs is provided, in part, by the Sandy Heck Lecture Fund. Transportation assistance is provided by Japan Airlines, the official Japanese airline sponsor for Japan Society gallery exhibitions.

Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

  • Sunday, April 7, 2024
  • 2:00 pm
  • In-Person Event
  • Reserved Tickets
  • $10 Nonmembers
  • $5 Members

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