Japanese Textiles: New Perspectives

June 7, 2020 - June 7, 2020
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Members-Only Virtual Panel Discussion

Sunday, June 7, 5 PM EDT   Calculate your local time

PLEASE NOTE: This event, originally scheduled for March 15, will now be streamed online via Zoom on June 7. We are offering this live panel discussion free of charge for members of JASA and Japan Society, in addition to those who had previously purchased a ticket – see registration details below. All ticket holders may request a refund by contacting our Box Office at [email protected] or 212-715-1258 by Monday, June 1. We ask that you also consider converting your ticket to a tax-deductible donation, which would be greatly appreciated during this time. Please visit our COVID-19 page to view our most updated policy information.

Elizabeth Wilson, co-founder and owner of Asiatica, a fashion retailer that specializes in making artisanal clothing from vintage and contemporary Japanese textiles, will be in discussion with Thomas Murray, author of the recently published Textiles of Japan (Prestel, 2018). The conversation, which will center on boro and other Japanese textiles, will be moderated by Dr. Monika Bincsik of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

l-to-r: Elizabeth Wilson, Thomas Murray, Dr. Monika Bincsik

Program Details: This is a free event for members of JASA and Japan Society, with advance registration required. To RSVP, please send your full name, email address, member affiliation, and phone number to [email protected]. The Zoom link will be sent one day before the event.

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Co-organized with the Japanese Art Society of America (JASA).

  • Jun 07, 2020 at 5:00 pm