An exclusive Minneapolis Institute of Art tour for FOUR, with Dr. Andreas Marks, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese & Korean Art and Director of the Clark Center for Japanese Art. A private tour of the special exhibition "Dressed by Nature: Textiles of Japan" which will be on view June 25 until September 11, 2022.
Included is also the book "Textiles of Japan" about the Thomas Murray collection that is featured in this exhibition. (The group will receive one book.)
Tour date during the exhibition period to be discussed later.
An exclusive Minneapolis Institute of Art tour for EIGHT, with Dr. Andreas Marks, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese & Korean Art and Director of the Clark Center for Japanese Art.
A private tour of the 16 permanent galleries for Japan, the largest such space in a Western museum. With 16 galleries, the Minneapolis Institute of Art has the largest permanent display of Japanese art outside of Japan. The galleries retell the history of Japanese from prehistoric times to contemporary, showcasing ceramics, paintings, prints, sculptures, samurai objects etc.
The space includes two architectural structures: a replica of the Sa-an, an 18th century teahouse within the Zen monastery of Daitokuji in Kyoto that is now designated as one of Japan's "Important Cultural Properties," and the replica of a 17th-century formal audience hall within the vast Zen monastery of Nanzenji in Kyoto.
Each tour participant will also receive the catalog to the special exhibition "Masterpieces of the Japanese painting collection from the Minneapolis Institute of Art" which is currently touring in Japan.
Tour date in the first half of 2022 to be discussed later.
1 Year of Minnesota Historical Society Household Membership
Membership benefits for 2 named adults + kids under age 18 in household, or grandchildren.
The Minnesota Historical Society is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. state of Minnesota. It was founded by the territorial legislature in 1849, almost a decade before statehood. The Society is named in the Minnesota Constitution.