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Horse Race at the Kamo Shrine (detail), c. 1634–44. One of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and color on gilded paper; image: 176.5 x 337.3 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1976.95.1

Curator Talk: Into the Sacred Forest: A Journey through Shinto Art

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 6:00–7:00 p.m., and Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Location: Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

About The Event

Learn about the “way of the kami” in this series of talks led by Sinéad Vilbar in the exhibition Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art. Find out who the kami are, how they are worshiped, and the artistic creations they inspired.

Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 p.m., and Wednesday, April 10, 6:00 p.m. –  Sumo, Yabusame, and Bugaku: Sports and Dance in Shinto
Tuesdays, May 7 and May 14, 12:00 p.m. –  Combinations: Kami and Buddhas
Wednesday, June 12, 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, June 18, 12:00 p.m. –  Wisteria, Plum, and Pigeon: Shrine Motifs