|The Morikami's exhibitions change throughout the year and always offer exciting new opportunities to learn about Japanese art and history. Whether displaying Japanese art or unusual objects of everyday life, either from the past or the present, the exhibition galleries become places of discovery during every visit.
On View ________________________________________________________
Wood Be Kindred Spirits: The Kokeshi Dolls of Bob Brokop
Wood Be Kindred Spirits features one of the largest and never before seen collections of kokeshi in the United States. The whimsical and kindhearted faces of kokeshi bring joy and comfort to all those who come into contact with them.
Tanabata: Japan's Star Festival - Views of Tanabata in São Paulo, Brazil by Jade Matarazzo
In honor of Tanabata, the Morikami Museum features a selection of photographs by Jade Matarazzo, who captured the faces of the Tanabata festival as it is celebrated in São Paulo, Brazil, home to the largest Japanese community outside of Japan. The exhibit was inspired by "West Encounters East,” a PBS documentary by Executive Producer Stella M. Holmes that focuses on Japanese Brazilians.
Coming Soon ___________________________________________________
Contemporary Japanese Street Fashion - Call for Submissions
We are looking for aspiring photographers to submit photographs of contemporary Japanese street fashions. Accepted photos will exemplify the trends and styles in Japan today, or other styles such as gyaru, hime- gyaru, ko-gal, yankee, EGL, Lolita, wa-loli, decora, ganguro, visual kei, Senta-gai, mori-girl, kigurumin, manba and even rockabilly. Deadline for submissions is July 15, 2013. More info here.
Online Exhibits __________________________________________________
Online Exhibits provide a way to revisit and share some of the objects from past exhibits with family and friends, or for those unable to attend the original exhibit, a sampling of the experience. Funded in part by a grant from The Freeman Foundation.
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