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

Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

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