Lunchtime Lecture: Performance Traditions and Visual Media in Japan

Photo by Andrew Weeks Photography

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
12–1 PM
Free with Museum admission

The traditional arts of Japan include a number of visually dynamic forms, traces of which can be seen in the work of Tabaimo, the subject of the exhibition Tabaimo: Her Room. Karen Fraser, assistant professor of Asian art in the Department of Art and Art History at Santa Clara University, California, will introduce two of the best-known forms of performance art: Bunraku puppet theater and the stylized Kabuki theater.

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Lunchtime Lecture Series take place on the first Wednesday of the month at noon in the Charlotte Wendel Education Center. Visitors are welcome to bring food and beverages.