Lecture at Miho Museum
Dogū, a Cosmos
Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Research Director, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
21 October 2012 | 1.30-3.30pm
Miho Museum | 300, Tashiro Momodani, Shigaraki, Shiga 529-1814 Japan
No reservation needed. Tickets allocated at the reception desk of the museum on the day.
About the Lecture
Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, the Research Director of the Sainsbury Institute will give a lecture alongside Professor Kobayashi Tatsuo and Professor Tsuji Nobuo at the world famous Miho Museum. The lectures will be in association with the exhibition ‘Dogū, a Cosmos: Ancient Clay Figurines’, which runs from 1 September to 9 December 2012. It features many important examples of dogū from all over Japan, including National Treasure-designated Jōmon Venus and the earliest dogū found in Shiga Prefecture. The lectures will be followed by a discussion session which will provide the audience with the opportunity to converse further about the exhibition.The “Jōmon Venus,” National treasure, Tanabatake (Chino, Nagano),
Middle Jōmon, Early Part (ca 3300 BC), H:27.0 cm, Chino City.