Picture & Prose: The Road Through Miyama

January 21, 2021 @ 2:00PM — 3:30PM

Virtual Tour and Presentation Explores the Relationship Between Contemporary Clay Art and Japan's Ceramics Tradition Through Art and Literature

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Discover the history and culture behind the art. Begin with a virtual tour of Hands & Earth followed by a presentation by author Leila Philip, author of The Road Through Miyama. Philip’s memoir tells the story of her apprenticeship with a master potter in Miyama, a town in rural Japan with a centuries-old ceramics tradition. Philip will discuss her book, as well as her return to Miyama 30 years later, followed by a Q&A.

$10 Members; $15 Non-Members

The Road Through Miyama is currently out of print. Used copies are available through online retailers and will also be for sale at the KMA.

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This is a virtual event. Zoom link will be e-mailed to you after registration is received.

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