Splendor in the Grass: Hōitsu & the Garden

October 6, 2012
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Japanese art is famous for its sensitivity to the nuances of the seasons. Enjoy splendid examples of masterworks by Sakai Hōitsu with a 30-minute exhibition highlights tour focused on fall flowers and grasses. Afterwards enjoy seasonal refreshments of wagashi (Japanese sweets) and green tea before a shuttle bus ride to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s living autumnal display—the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, one of the oldest and most visited Japanese- inspired gardens outside Japan, and their Bonsai Museum.

Co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

$50/$45 Japan Society members (includes transportation, sweets & admission to both sites)

To register, please call (212)715-1224

Image: Suzuki Kiitsu (1796 – 1858), Spring and Autumn (detail), 1850s. Pair of two-panel folding screens; ink, colors, and gold on silk, each screen 65 3/4 × 59 7/8 in. (167 × 152 cm). Private Collection.
  • Saturday, October 6, 2012
  • 11:00 am