Art Becomes You: Kimono Style

Events // Art Becomes You: Kimono Style

Mar 12 - Mar 12

Overview // Art Becomes You is an annual Sunday afternoon party in the Museum. 2017 celebrates the kimono — its fine textiles, artistry and history. Master kimono maker Tsuyo Onodera from Sendai, Japan will share her skills and stories as well as assist in an obi-tying demonstration and a traditional wedding kimono assemblage.

Attendees will enjoy fine foods, live entertainment, and visiting with the guest artist.

Related Programming
Nov 2, 2016, 7 and 8 PM: Bunraku Japanese Puppetry with Kanroku and the Mokugu-sha Company at the SLO Little Theatre. Tickets through SLOMA online or by phone.

March 3 – April 30, 2017: The Art of the Kimono, a special exhibition on view in the Nybak Wing, features historic and contemporary kimonos on loan from the History Center of San Luis Obispo County and private collections.

Mar 6–10, 2017: Yukata Kimono Workshop with master kimono maker Tsuyo Onodera and Maki Aizawa. Sign up online or by phone.

Tranquility Disrupted: Japanese Exclusion and San Luis Obispo County exhibition at the History Center of SLO County, on view through July 31, 2017.

Saturday, March 11, 12–3 PM: Free Family Art Day. Make traditional kirigami sculptures and colorful carp kites.

Mar 11, 12–3 PM: Free Family Art Day. Make colorful kirigami sculptures. All ages welcome!

Details // Sunday, March 12, 2017. 3 – 5 PM. Cabaret seating in the Gray Wing. $60 members, $80 general.

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