Travels with Hiroshige

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Date & Time: Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, February 23, 2019 - May 26, 2019

Suggested Audiences: Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: Free with Museum admission
Description: "The Famous Views of the Sixty-odd Provinces" is a famous landscape print series by the Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (17971858). Created between 1853 and 1856, the series consists of a print of a famous view from each of the 68 provinces of Japan, plus a print of Edo (present-day Tokyo).

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Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6pm

Master Series Third Thursday: Blending into the Woodwork

Independent curator Kit Brooks, PhD, discusses Hiroshige's work, "Province of Mikawa: Rocks on the Hill of Horaiji." Hosted by the Worcester Art Museum's Members' Council and free with Museum admission.

Presented with support from the Bernard and Louise Palitz Fund and the Amelia and Robert H. Haley Memorial Lecture Fund.

Master Series is sponsored by: AbbVie
Media Partner: WGBH Forum Network

Image: And Hiroshige, Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei), Awa: Whirlpool at Naruto, 1855, 9th month in the year of the Hare, woodblock print; ink and color on paper
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