Hiroshige Exhibit at Carnegie Museum | Thu March 29, 2018
Join the Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania for this free evening at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theater
6:00-7:00 PM Lecture
Dr. Jordan will highlight one of the defining arts of this period in Japan—the industry of the colored woodblock print. Designed and produced by a collaborative process, and sold to people from all walks of life, nineteenth century Japanese prints provide a window into Edo urban culture—what people thought was important, what they liked to do, and where their interests lay.
7:00-8:00 PM Reception and Exhibition Open
After the lecture, the Hiroshige exhibit will be open to the attendees. This event will serve as a kickoff event for the Hiroshige exhibit, which will be open from March 24 to July 8, 2018.
Dr. Jordan is the Director of the University of Pittsburgh national coordinating site for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) and the Japan Studies Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Kansas specializing in 19th Century Japanese art history.
Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania (JASP)
The region's premiere organization for educational, business, and arts activities related to Japan and Japan-America relations