Zip Zoom Tour: The Worcester Wedding Kimono

Art - Lecture/Discussion

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
12:30 PM-1:00 PM


In conjunction with WAM's current exhibition, "Kimono in Print: 300 Years of Japanese Design," our docent will lead a discussion about "The Worcester Wedding Kimono," a one-of-a-kind contemporary wedding kimono by Chiso, the important 465-year-old, Kyoto-based kimono house. "The Worcester Wedding Kimono" is the first ever kimono commissioned as an artwork for an art museum. Celebrating the 120th-anniversary of WAM's transformative acquisition of the Bancroft collection of Japanese prints, the contemporary wedding kimono reflects the Museum's vision for Japanese art in the 21st century.

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Cost: Free

Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School

Last Modified: March 31, 2021 at 8:35 AM


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