Sunday, September 8, 2019
12:00 pm–3:00 pm
John, Bertram A. and Ronald M. Druker Family Pavilion (Classroom 159)
Free with Museum Admission
Add to Calendar 2019-09-08 12:00:00 2019-09-08 15:00:00 Japanese Traditional Artistry with Akira Murayama and Gyokusen Mochizuki 09/08/2019 12:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the Boston-Kyoto sister city relationship, two extraordinary artists visit the MFA from Kyoto, Japan, to demonstrate their craft for visitors.

From Noon to 1:20 pm, Akira Murayama, a highly acclaimed woodworker, demonstrates traditional woodworking joining techniques that don’t require nails or glue. Murayama is followed by Gyokusen Mochizuki, a distinguished lacquerware artist, who demonstrates her decorative urushi techniques from 1:40 to 3 pm.

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Past Dates and Times

Sunday, September 8, 2019