A special exhibit called “Kiyochika: Master of the Night” will be taking place at the Sackler Gallery as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrations. Kiyochika is a Japanese artist noted for his print works, which are reflections on the uneasy transformations in Tokyo of railroads, steamships, gaslights, and brick buildings in the late 19th century.
Festivities taking place at the Sackler Gallery will include:
WHAT: A performance of Western music of Kiyochika’s era by Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio
WHEN: March 27th at 7:30 p.m.
WHAT: “ImaginAsia: Illuminated Nights,” a drop-in workshop where families can create nightscapes of favorite evening activities
WHEN: March 29th & 30th, and April 5th, 6th, 12th, & 13th
WHAT: A film series based on the theme of nocturnes, featuring movies that occur solely at night, will be announced later in the spring.
All of the aforementioned events are free of charge.
The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery is located at 1050 Independence Avenue SW.
By: Sheila Wickouski