July 26, 2018

Okinawan Textile Events at HoMA

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The Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA) will have two “free with museum admission” events in August 2018.

Okinawan Textile Lectures at HoMA

Image source: https://honolulumuseum.org/events/lectures_performances/16943-weaving_demonstration

(1) Textile Sharing

Lecture: Textile Sharing
Showtimes: Friday, Aug 10, 2018, 10:00 AM
Location: Honolulu Museum of Art

About the Lecture:

Learn more about the textiles featured in Lacquer and Clay: Okinawan Art at this free talk where curator of textiles Sara Oka will share textiles from the museum vault. Visiting artists from the Okinawa Traditional Textile Association will be present to examine, discuss and share their insights.

Free with museum admission. Meet in the Education Lecture Hall—take the stairs or elevator to the basement from Palm Courtyard, next to the Coffee Bar.

(2)  Weaving Demonstration

Lecture: Weaving Demonstration
Showtimes: Saturday, August 11, 2018, 10:00 AM
Location: Honolulu Museum of Art

About the Lecture:

Go behind the scenes of Lacquer and Clay: Okinawan Art at this free demonstration. Guests can watch a visiting artist from the Okinawa Traditional Textile Association weave on a loom, then try their own hand at this traditional craft.

Free with museum admission. Demonstrations will take place in the Education Lecture Hall and in the Temporary Exhibitions gallery, next to the Visitor Lounge.

Do not forget to visit the current exhibition, “Lacquer and Clay: Okinawan Art,” while you are at HoMA.