Japan is famed the world over for its doll-making mastery. This applies to centuries-old styles that form the focus of important festivals and rites. Reigning supreme over the creation of Japanese dolls is Hirata Goyo II (1903-1981) whose pioneering works transformed not only the outward look and scope of Japanese dolls but how the Japanese […]
May’s U-Nite is inspired by our newest companion exhibition, Hirata Gōyō: The Birth of the Japanese Art Doll, curated by Alan Scott Pate. The evening’s events will include cultural enrichment activities, Japanese refreshments & guided exhibition tours. FREE & open to the public!