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Deco Japan: Shaping Art & Culture
February 24, 2017 - May 21, 2017
The Morikami Museum will unveil its latest exhibition, Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945, to the public on February 24. Deco Japan is the first exhibition held outside of Tokyo dedicated to Japanese Art Deco, and provides a dramatic look at the craftsmanship and design informed by the tensions of the Taishō and early Shōwa periods (1912-1945). The exhibition includes nearly 200 works from the Levenson Collection, the world’s premier collection of Japanese art in the Deco style. The pieces are of a variety of mediums, including metalwork, ceramics, lacquer, glass, furniture, jewelry, textiles, graphic design, painting, and printmaking.
A member preview will take place on February 23. Information on becoming a member is available here.
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.
Price: $15 for adults, $9 for children ages 6-17, free for children under 6, $13 for seniors and military with valid ID, $11 for students with valid ID.