WAITLIST Art of Japan Virtual Tour: Hokusai, the Great Wave, and other Japanese Icons

Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 03:15 PM until 04:15 PM
Virtual, Virtual

Event Details :

This event is completely filled but we are maintaining a waitlist. If you put a ticket for this event in your cart and complete check out, you will be added to our waitlist. You must see the message "YOUR REGISTRATION IS COMPLETE" on the screen to know that you are actually on the waitlist. Staff will contact you should a space become available.

Registration is required. Membership must be valid through the event date to register. This free event is limited to 25 registrants.

The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely recognized for a single image—Great Wave Off the Coast of Kanagawa, an icon of global art—yet he produced thousands of works throughout his long life. Come view the exhibition Hokusai: Mad About Painting, which features works from the world’s largest collection of paintings, sketches, and drawings by Hokusai. Works large and small are on view, from six-panel folding screens and hanging scrolls to paintings and drawings. Together, these works reveal an artistic genius who thought he might finally achieve true mastery in painting—if he lived to the age of 110.

Waitlist: If this event fills, a "WAITLIST" version of the event will be posted online and available for registration at noon on the next day the Encore Learning office is open. Encore Learning Staff will let you know if you move from waitlist to tourist. Feel free to add your name to the waitlist, because we might be able to schedule another tour.

We will be using the online Zoom platform of the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery. This tour is interactive and features high resolution images of artworks and provides virtual visitors the opportunity to engage in conversations with the museum’s docents. Registrants will be sent via email contact information for tech support before the tour.

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