Basketmaker of Japan Opens AMSG

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Summary

"A Basketmaker in Rural Japan" opens at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery to celebrate the life's work of Hiroshima Kazuo, the last professional itinerant basketmaker in Hinokage, an agricultural region of southern Japan. Most of the works in the show are loaned form the Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History.

Subject

  • Kazuo, Hiroshima
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Basketmaker in Rural Japan, A (Exhibition)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1995. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, p. 13.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

November 20, 1994

Topic

  • Baskets
  • Anthropology
  • Exhibitions
  • Anthropology
  • Baskets
  • Exhibitions

Place

Japan

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