Go-Somewhere! Japanese Art Tour showcases the work of five prominent Japanese artists


Event Details

This event finished on 12 October 2019


The Go-Somewhere! Japanese Art Tour is a series of exhibitions and events showcasing the works of five female Japanese artists. The featured artists work in different media, have their own unique styles, and for all of them, this tour marks their North American debut.

 

WHAT:             Group Exhibit—the Almonte stop along the Go-Somewhere! art tour is open to the public. Admission is free on September 28.

September 29 – October 12 admission is $7.

 

WHERE:           Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

3 Rosamond Street East

Almonte, ON  K0A 1A0

 

WHEN:            September 28 – October 12

Tuesday – Friday

10am – 4pm

Saturday

12pm – 4pm

 

WHO:              Japanese Artists:

  • Tomoko Aso (oil painter)
  • Akiko Takeuchi (contemporary painter)
  • Kurumi Wakaki (print maker)
  • Mami Yonekura (folk artist)
  • Tsubomi Yonekura (silversmith)

 

WHY:               Go-Somewhere! offers a unique opportunity for Canadians to see a diverse collection of art from halfway around the world. This project also aims to highlight the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Japan.

 

All 5 artists, as well as Go-Somewhere! Japanese Art Tour organizer Tony Girardin, an Award-winning Canadian filmmaker, will be at the event and are available for photo and press opportunities.

For complete details, visit www.gosomewhere.ca.