Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Japanese Art Society of America 
Japanese Art Society of America 

JASA: 3/12/17 Annual Meeting and Lecture 

SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017, 11:00AM 


Amusements in a Samurai Mansion: Male Youths as Actors, Escorts, or Outcasts in Early Edo Art

by John T. Carpenter, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Wakashu with a Shoulder Drum, Hosoda Eisui (active 1790-1823), Sir Edmund Walker Collection, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

Japan Society Auditorium, 333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017

 Annual Meeting of the Japanese Art Society of America precedes the lecture.  Tickets are required. 

Dr. John Carpenter was recently appointed the Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. From 1999 to 2009 he taught history of Japanese art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and served as Head of the London Office of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. He has also taught courses at the University of Heidelberg, and from 2009 to 2011 he was Visiting Professor in the Department of Cultural Resource Studies at the University of Tokyo. He has published widely on Japanese art, especially in the areas of calligraphy, painting, and woodblock prints. 

Tickets are required.  

For JASA members: if you would like to attend please register and get your ticket by clicking the "Register Now" button below

and fill out the registration form.

For Non-JASA members: Please contact Japan Society (212) 832-1155 for tickets.
Please contact Christy Laidlaw, membership coordinator, via email: japaneseartsoc@yahoo.com or phone: 917-658-3955 with any questions.