Sarah Thompson, assistant curator, Japanese Prints; curator, “Hokusai”
Two Wednesdays, 10:30 am–Noon, May 6 and 13
Katsushika Hokusai was the first Japanese artist to be internationally recognized and continues to inspire artists around the world. From the whimsical to the dynamic, immerse yourself in this artist’s array of works with guidance from the exhibition’s curator.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.
Above: Katsushika Hokusai, Under the Wave off Kanagawa, also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (detail), Japanese, Edo period, about 1830–31. 11.17579. Ink, color, and gold on silk. Special Chinese and Japanese Fund.