Nov. 2-Dec. 12, 2010
The woodblock prints in Lust and Leisure in Edo Japan depict various forms of entertainment that were popular in Edo period (1603–1868) Japan: festivals, games, teahouses, brothels, and Kabuki theater.
Reception: Tuesday, November 9, 7–8 p.m.
Performance: The November 9 exhibition reception begins at 7:00 p.m. with a program of Japanese percussion, including taiko drumming, performed in the Williams Center lobby by the Lafayette College Percussion Ensemble. There will also be an origami crane folding demonstration.
Brown Bag Lecture: “Lust and Leisure in Edo Japan.” Exhibition curator Ingrid M. Furniss, of the Department of Art, will give an illustrated talk about the exhibition at noon, Wednesday, November 17, in Williams Center 108.
The prints are loaned courtesy of the Allentown Art Museum, Lehigh University, and collection of Edward G. and Jacqueline M. Atkins.