Picturing the Ryukyus: Images of Okinawa in Japanese Artworks from the UH Sakama

February 7, 2013 - February 22, 2013
Mānoa Campus, University of Hawai'i Art Gallery

The exhibit will feature four rare scrolls, two of which are depicting the 1671 and 1710 Ryukyuan embassy processions to Edo, one rare accordion book on manners and customs of the Ryukyus, and several selected woodblock prints on the procession.

The four scrolls and one accordion book will be displayed in their entirety for the first time.

Sponsored by: UHM Outreach College, Center for Okinawan Studies, Center for Japanese Studies, Department of Art & Art History, Department of History, National Museum of Japanese History (Japan), The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Japan) and UHM Library


Ticket Information
Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri. 10:30-5:00; Sunday 12:00-5:00. Closed Saturday and Feb. 18, Presidents Day. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. Parking fees may apply.

Event Sponsor
UHM Library & Dept. of Art and Art History, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Tokiko Bazzell, 956-2315, tokiko@hawaii.edu, http://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/otherevents

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