Of Virginia Art Museum Presents Japanese Family Festival
January 28, 2004 --
WHAT: Japanese Family Festival
Saturday, Feb. 21, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
University of Virginia Art Museum
155 Rugby Road
EVENT: The festival is being held in conjunction with “‘The
Moon Has No Home’: Japanese Color
Woodblock Prints from the Collection of the University of Virginia
Art Museum,” exhibition on view through March 7.
University of Virginia Art Museum will present a Japanese Family
Saturday, Feb. 21, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
will include family activities such as origami, games, kimono
other traditional crafts, organized by the
The gallery guild and the volunteer board will present Japanese
treats and drinks, and the docents will host demonstrations
of Japanese music and dance, a tea ceremony and a bonsai exhibition.
Kita, a Washington educator who recently led certification workshops
for area teachers on curriculum uses of Japanese
woodblock prints, will demonstrate the Japanese activity
boxes. The boxes
are also available for families touring the museum.
make reservations for the free festival, call (434) 924-7458
University of Virginia Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday
from 1 to 5 p.m. For details about exhibitions
the museum at (434) 924-3592, or visit the Web site: www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.
Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629