Water-ropes and Lotus-dragons: Netsuke in the Hearst Museum Collections

Lecture | June 15 | 6-8 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Christopher Lowman, UC Berkeley, Department of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Netsuke, Japanese carvings used as fasteners for personal accessories, have enchanted artists, owners, collectors, and viewers for centuries. Beautiful and comical, surreal or mythological, they are practical objects transformed into symbols and stories, and representative of the people who have made and possessed them. Come explore some of those stories through examples from the collection now on display at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology.

 All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

 Alumni, Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

 Registration recommend. Event free with museum admission. Register online

 pahma-education@berkeley.edu, 510-643-2776