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2012 Thru Sept 3: Cherry blossom theme prints exhibition at Norton Simon Museum

Norton Simon Hiroshige Noto Cherry Blossom

  Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858) Noto Province, Waterfall Bay, from the Famous Views of the (Sixty-odd) Provinces series, 1856. Color woodblock print, vertical ōban (Collection of Norton Simon Museum) Norton Sion Museum Lessons of the Cherry Blossom: Japanese Woodblock Prints April 20, 2012 – September 03, 2012 In 1912, over 3,000 cherry trees were...
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Norton Simon Museum to present two Kabuki plays, May 11, 7:00 pm

Norton Simon Kabuki Nakamura Gankyo

Dreams of the Floating Life: Kabuki Dramas Date : Friday, May 11 Time : 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Host : Nakamura Gankyo of the U.S. Kabuki Ken Kyu Kai Type : Dance Performance In commemoration of the centennial of the gift of over 3,000 cherry trees from Japan to the United States, and...
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Major museums presenting major woodblock print exhibitions

Major museums presenting major woodblock print exhibitions

Cultural News, 2010 August Issue By Meher McArthur Asian Art Curator, Author and Educator For admirers of the Japanese woodblock print, this is certainly a good year to be living in Southern California. Several major art museums are focusing on this art form for a large part of 2010 and beyond and are providing...
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Exhibition – Hiroshige: Visions of Japan – Norton Simon Museum, June 4 – Jan 17, 2011

Exhibition – Hiroshige: Visions of Japan – Norton Simon Museum, June 4 – Jan 17, 2011

The Norton Simon Museum opens Hiroshige: Visions of Japan, an exhibition of nearly 200 prints by Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858)  on June 4 and the exhibition runs through January 17, 2011. Utagawa Hiroshige is one of the most celebrated and prolific artists of his time. Drawn from the Museum’s extensive collection of Japanese woodblock-prints,...
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“Music and Dance of Edo” at Norton Simon, Sept. 10

“Music and Dance of Edo” at Norton Simon, Sept. 10

Cultural News, 2010 August Issue The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena presents “Music and Dance of Edo” by the Japanese Traditional Performing Arts Organization on Friday, Sept. 10, at 7:00 pm in conjunction with the current woodblock print exhibition “Hiroshige: Vision of Japan.” Admission free with a museum admission. Seats are open as first...
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Taiko performance at Norton Simon Museum, July 16

Taiko performance at Norton Simon Museum, July 16

Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena presents “Cosmic Thunder: Taiko Drumming” on July 16, 7:00 pm in conjunction with current Japanese woodblock print exhibition, “Hiroshige: Vision of Japan.” Date : Friday, July 16, 2010 Time : 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Performer : Makoto Taiko Ensemble Type : Musical Performance Directed by the renowned taiko...
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