Japonisme at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art on the Campus of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Saturday, October 29, 2016
- JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876–1970
JapanAmerica looks at the role of art, design and display in Japanese-American relations through the lens of major international expositions held in the Americas and at Japan’s first world fair.
- American Sojourns and the Collecting of Japanese Art, 1868-1912
This exhibition explores how American collectors in Japan impacted the Johnson Museum’s permanent collection.
- Japonisme: the First Wave and Beyond
More than a decade before the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition, all things Japanese were being embraced in Europe. in conjunctions with JapanAmerica, this exhibition follows the enthusiasm into the present and examine its long-term impact.
Nancy Green, the Gale and Ira Drukier Curator of European Art, Prints and Drawings will conduct a guided tour of the exhibitions at 12:30pm.
At 2pm in the auditorium of the Johnson Museum listen to a concert of the music of European composers influenced by Japanese Art.
Schedule for October 29, 2016
11:00am – Plan to arrive at the museum to view the exhibits on your own
NOON – Meet the group in the lobby/cafe for the guided tour
12:30pm – Guided tour of the exhibitions
2:00pm – Concert
The afternoon is free for ACSCNY members and their guests. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information please call Dave Rudd at Dalton’s 315-463-1568 or e-mail.
Attendees are responsible for their transportation to Ithaca; please tell Dave when you register if you will need a ride or whether you can provide one.