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Events for April 19, 2014

Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

Date Saturday, October 26, 2013–Sunday, May 18, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

During the late 19th and early 20th century, fine book binding enjoyed a golden age of creativity and lavish decoration. These handmade, individual and highly personal objects were made not only to protect the texts they contained, but also to be admired and appreciated as portable decorative masterpieces in their own right.

Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date Sunday, February 23, 2014–Sunday, May 11, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has inspired the creation of extraordinary ceramic containers. This exhibition outlines the history of some of Japan’s major schools of ikebana and displays a wide variety of contemporary ceramics created in harmony with the most modern floral conventions.

Drop-In Art Activities: Flowers & Vessels

Date Saturday, April 5, 2014–Monday, April 28, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Travel to Japan with us and explore the colors and smells of Japanese flowers! Squish clay into a vase, create new species of flowers with a needle and thread, and design a garden using printmaking! Take inspiration from our special exhibition, Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, as we explore the simple beauty of Asian art!

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tour: Bloom & Prune

Date Saturday, April 19, 2014

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Greetings from Japan! Discover contemporary ceramic containers inspired by the Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana. Let nature be your muse as you arrange a floral collection of your own!

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tour: Bloom & Prune

Date Saturday, April 19, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Greetings from Japan! Discover contemporary ceramic containers inspired by the Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana. Let nature be your muse as you arrange a floral collection of your own!

American Artists Abroad

American Artists Abroad

Date Saturday, April 19, 2014–Sunday, June 22, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others.