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Asian Art and History

February 6 @ 3:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Asian Art and History

Event Description

Lecture Asian Art and History Kami Veneration in Japanese Art Artis—Naples Lifelong Learning Sinéad Vilbar, Ph.D., Curator of Japanese Art, Cleveland Museum of Art Much of the world’s art and architecture are directly or indirectly related to religious traditions. The art of Japan is no exception. Gain insights into the world of kami veneration through Japanese art in the Cleveland Museum of Art and other institutions across the globe. Explore the history and material culture of religious practices called Shinto and learn about some of Japan’s sacred sites. Recognize some of the key elements of art related to kami worship and understand how they have been connected to Buddhism and other spiritual practices over the centuries. This presentation is part of the Asian Art and History series. Image: Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese 1786-1865). Origin of Iwato Kagura Dance, 1856. Public Domain.


February 6
3:30 PM - 11:30 PM



Signature Event Space
United States