Sponsored by the Nathan Cummings Foundation and supported by an additional contribution from the John M. and Sally B. Thornton Foundation.
MINGEI OF JAPAN featured works of “living national treasures,”: Shiko Munakata Woodblocks; ceramics by Shôji Hamada; calligraphy of Sôetsu Yanagi; Keisuke Serizawa paintings, stencil-dyed, handmade paper and textiles; and handmade paper by Eishiro Abe. Complementing these outstanding works were objects of unsurpassed beauty by unknown craftsmen
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.