Obi-Tying Demonstration at Metropolitan Museum of Art

October 19, 2014 (Sun) 4:00pm-4:30pm at The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
At Metroplitan Museum of Art, I will give “Obi-Tying Demonstration”. This is a related event of Japanese Kimono Exhibition,Kimono: a Modern History. Also it’s a part of Sunday at the Met program. Please come & enjoy an art of Obi-Tying technique!

Schedule:
Sunday at the Met (Sunday, October 19)
Kimono:a Modern History

Welcome and Introduction
3:00–3:05 p.m.
John T. Carpenter, Curator, Department of Asian Art, MMA

Free Lecture
Kimono and Modernism: Old Is New Again
3:05–3:30 p.m.
Sharon S. Takeda, Senior Curator and Department Head, Costume and Textiles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Free Lecture
Imagination and Creation: The Kimono’s Influence on Fashion
3:30–4:00 p.m.
Akiko Fukai, Director and Chief Curator, The Kyoto Costume Institute

Free Lecture
Obi-Tying Demonstration
4:00–4:30 p.m.
Emi Kikuchi, Kimono Experience

1.Furisode (traditional) -model: Mako Ito
2.Furisode (contemporary) -model: Yuko Nagasue
3.Homongi -model: Akiko Tokuoka
4.Shiromuku (bridal) -model: Azumi Tsutsui

Staff: Michiko Sipell (kitsuke assistant), Akiyo Koyama (hair&makeup), Yumiko Sensui (hair&makeup,kitsuke), Yukari Mizuuchi (hair, kitsuke)

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