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Drop in and draw: September

Free artmaking activity for all ages

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi The moon glimmers like bright snow… (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Saturday 3 September 2016, 11am – 1pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

Lecture series: Japan now

Inspired by tradition

Saturdays 2pm
3-17 September 2016

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Crafty kimono cards

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Bon Festival moon (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Sundays 11am – 4pm
4, 18 September 2016

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Taiko Life talk and performance CANCELLED

With Masae Ikegawa and Graham Hilgendorf

Image: Masae Ikegawa and Graham Hilgendorf. Courtesy the artists

Saturday 24 September 2016, 2pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Japanese tattoos: ukiyo-e for the body

Kian Forreal in conversation with Yumi Stynes

Image: Kian Forreal. Photo: Logan Frost

Wednesday 12 October 2016, 6.30pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Lecture series: Yoshitoshi, ukiyo-e and the Japanese tattoo

Presented by the Japan Foundation, Sydney

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi The village of Shi clan on a moonlit night – Nine-dragon tattoo (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Wednesdays
21, 28 September & 5, 19 October 2016
See listing for times

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Kitsuke: the art of wearing the kimono

Tae Gessner in conversation with Fenella Kernebone

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Cooling off at Shijō (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Wednesday 19 October 2016, 6.30pm
Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Auslan tour: Yoshitoshi

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors with a Deaf presenter

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Moonlight patrol – Saitō Toshimitsu (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Wednesday 19 October 2016, 7.15pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Live music: Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble

Traditional meets contemporary

Image: Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble. Photo: Amanda James

Wednesdays 7.30pm
12, 19 October 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Curator's lecture: Yoshitoshi

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Moon of pure snow at Asano river – Chikako, the filial daughter (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Saturday 22 October 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Japanese bookbinding workshop BOOKED OUT

With Michelle Lackenby

Image: courtesy Michelle Lackenby

Sunday 23 October 2016, 10am

Duration 5 hours
Location: Members lounge
Charges apply

Stories from the floating world

Hear the tales that inspired the art

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Gojō Bridge moon (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Saturday 22, Sunday 23 October 2016, 1pm
(Saturday 29 October 2016 cancelled)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free

High-moon haiku

Free drop-in writing activity

Image: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi The bottom of the bucket / which Lady Chiyo filled has fallen out / the moon has no home in the water (detail) from One hundred aspects of the moon 1885-92

Saturday 22, Sunday 23 October 2016, 2-3pm
(Saturday 29 October 2016 cancelled)

Duration 1 hour
Location: Upper Asian gallery
Free