Sunday, June 2, 2019
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Center (130.10)
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Add to Calendar 2019-06-02 14:00:00 2019-06-02 15:00:00 Royal Celebrations: Japanese Prints and Postcards 06/02/2019 - 14:00 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

This spring, Japan welcomes a new emperor when Crown Prince Naruhito becomes the 126th sovereign in the traditional lineage and the fifth sovereign to rule as a constitutional monarch in the modern age. “Royal Celebrations: Japanese Prints and Postcards” presents prints, postcards, and illustrated books depicting important events in the Japanese imperial family from 1868 to the present, including enthronement ceremonies—the equivalent of coronations—as well as royal weddings, anniversaries, births, and state visits. Join exhibition curator Sarah Thompson for a look at this new exhibition.

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