Led by a Japan Society educator, children and their families receive an introduction to the Japan Society Gallery exhibition The Genius of Japanese Lacquer: Masterworks by Shibata Zeshin. Participants explore the galleries through a facilitated lesson including movement, sketching and discussion.
Shibata Zeshin displayed ingenious innovations and artistic virtuosity in his solutions to design challenges. Working with a professional designer and educator, children will learn about approaches to designing functional objects and make their own inro boxes.
Tickets: $15 per family (up to 5 people), $10 per family, including at least one Japan Society member. Please call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm. This event is sold out.
- August 10, 2008
- 2:00 pm