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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Thursday, May 03, 2012

Contact:
Mona M. Rock
(410) 547-9000, ext. 277
mrock@thewalters.org

Assessing the Cultural Damage of Japan's Tsunami, 5/3

What: Lunch and Learn: Assessing the Damage-Japan’s Tsunami Ravaged Arts and Cultural Sites
Curator of Asian Art Robert Mintz examines the impact on Japanese arts and culture institutions of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. In addition to examining the initial impact of the event, Mintz will address Japan’s preparedness for natural disasters, the lessons learned from this momentous event, and the status of reconstruction efforts within the arts and culture communities.
Where:
The Walters Art Museum
When:
Thursday, May 3, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Price:
Free
Media Contact:
Amy Mannarino, 410-547-9000, ext. 277, amannarino@thewalters.org <mailto:amannarino@thewalters.org>