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Event:

From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru

  

Date:

Mon, Mar 16th, 2020 to Sun, Oct 11th, 2020

Time:

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Description:

The fascinating life of Ichimaru (1906-1997), one of the most famous geishas of the 20th Century, is told through this collection of her magnificent kimono and personal effects.

The exhibition features 34 kimono, 15 obi, in addition to a number of woodblock prints and paintings. Together, they help to draw the curtains back on the complexities of geishas and the depth of the role they played within Japanese society.

Organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
Curated by Barry Till, Curator Emeritus of Asian Art.

Venue:

Kelowna Art Gallery

Address:
1315 Water Street, Kelowna

Cost:

Free Admission during June!

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