Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | July 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join renowned textile scholar Yoshiko Wada for a presentation on folk textiles of Japan looking at the use of plant fibers and dyes. This illustrated talk will discuss history, culture and preparation of textiles throughout Japan.
$25, $20 Garden members
Tour/Open House: Mongolia Initiative | July 15 | Mongolia
Uranchimeg Tsultem, History of Art, UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative
Mongolia is a place with rich cultural and natural heritage. Learn about prehistoric monuments known as Hirgisuur, deer stones and stone men, and what forms of art were brought in by Buddhist monks. Visit ruins of ancient cities and look for traces of cultures once inhabiting eastern Mongolia. Meet some of the modern day nomads roaming the vast steppes of eastern Mongolia whose... More >