Join ROM curators and outside experts as they reveal how ukiyo-e prints, ceramics and netsuke seduced the hearts and held an aesthetic grip over pioneer collectors and connoisseurs of Japanese art and their legacies today at the ROM. End the day with a tour of the Prince Takamado Gallery of Japan.
Morning refreshments and light lunch included.
Program offered by the Bishop White Committee.
10:00 am - 10:15 am Morning refreshments
10:15 am - 11:00 am Japanese Art and its Influence
Beth Knox, ROM Technician, East Asian Section
11:00 am - 11:45 am Japanese ceramics and Sir William Van Horne
Akiko Takesue, former Academic Advisor for the Prince Takamodo Gallery of Japan
11:45 am - 12:30 pm The Floating World of Prints and Sir Edmund Walker
Tim Kachurov, Bishop White Committee member and Japanese print collector
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Netsuke Collecting, Then and Now
Paul Denis, ROM Curator of Greek and Roman Art and netsuke aficionado
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Tours of the Prince Takamado Gallery of Japan
- Saturday, April 20, 2013
10:15 am - 3:00 pm
Royal Ontario Museum
Bloor Street (main entrance)