AIAF Reception with Dr. Masako Watanabe

Detroit, MI

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Nature and Narratives in Japanese Art:

Masterworks from the Detroit Institute of Arts


February 23, 2013


Masako Watanabe

Former Senior Research Associate

The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Masako Watanabe’s lecture will discuss select works in the DIA collection, especially those reflecting sensitivity to nature, and will focus on the screen of the Tale of Genji, which illustrates Japan's favorite classical tale.


The lecture begins at 2 p.m. and will be held in the Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall at the DIA. The lecture is free with museum admission (no reservation required). Visit for more information.


A light reception will follow the lecture. A reservation is required for the reception


Questions: Contact Rachael Goodwin at 313-833-4025 or