Event Calendar for Johnson Museum of Art

August 28, 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016

American Sojourns and the Collecting of Japanese Art

American Sojourns and the Collecting of... 8/28/2016 10:00am

Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

For more than 250 years the Tokugawa government allowed foreigners only very limited access to Japan—that is, until 1853, when an American expedition led by...

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JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876-1970

JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876-1970 8/28/2016 10:00am

Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

Focusing on Japan’s place in major international exhibitions held in the Americas from 1876 onward, and finishing with a look at Japan’s first world’s fair...

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Japonisme: The First Wave and Beyond

Japonisme: The First Wave and Beyond 8/28/2016 10:00am

Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

At the 1862 International Exhibition in London, Sir Rutherford Alcock, a former consul general in Japan and an early collector of Japanese material, mounted...

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Matthew Schreiber: Crossbow

Matthew Schreiber: Crossbow 8/28/2016 10:00am

Exhibit / Johnson Museum of Art

Matthew Schreiber’s immersive laser light installation Crossbow is named after a roller coaster in New Jersey. Reminiscent of optical devices found in...

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We Went to the Fair

We Went to the Fair 8/28/2016 10:00am

Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

The 1851 Crystal Palace Exposition in London is considered the first exhibition of its kind to showcase manufactured products from all over the world,...

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