Edo Hyaku Talk Series – Part II: Boats on Rivers, Canals, and Edo Bay

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December 2nd, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

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Edo Hyaku Talk Series – Part II: Boats on Rivers, Canals, and Edo Bay

Coinciding with the exhibition Hiroshige’s “Edo Hyaku” with Originals from the Royal Ontario Museum

Friday, December 2, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (ET)
In-Person Talk Event | JFT Event Hall | Free Admission | RSVP Required (register below)
Conducted by Toshi Aoyagi, Program Officer, The Japan Foundation, Toronto

From L to R: Haneda Ferry, Teppōzu, Pine of Success, On Sumida River Viewing Azuma-bashi Bridge

Related Programming:

Hiroshige’s “Edo Hyaku”: Perspectives of Landscape Ukiyo-e Prints in Portrait Layout

“Edo Hyaku”, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo 名所江戸百景 (Meisho Edo Hyakkei) is a series of over one hundred woodblock prints designed by Hiroshige (1797–1858) , which began to be published in 1856 and was completed in 1859 after Hiroshige’s death. The current edition of the exhibition focuses on the theme of Boats and Bridges. Featuring original pieces from the Royal Ontario MuseumOpen Tuesdays, Thursdays, and select Saturdays.

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Art of the Game: Ukiyo-e Heroes

Join us on December 1st for our first in-person film screening at the JFT Event Hall in over 2 years! 
Synopsis: A journey of discovery into how a Canadian craftsman and an American designer, with a father and son generation gap, team up to revive the ancient art of Japanese woodblock prints (Ukiyo-e) by juxtaposing traditional art with pop culture icons such as Super Mario and Pokémon.

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Check Out JFT Library’s Books on Ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints) before or after Gallery Visit!

Want to dive deeper into the world of Hiroshige’s art? Learn more about Hiroshige, the history of ukiyo-e and other ukiyo-e artists by checking out JFT library’s list of physical books and ebooks before or after visiting our current Gallery exhibition, Hiroshige’s “Edo Hyaku”!

Apply for a new library card or renew your expired card here.

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December 2nd, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
December 2nd, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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Toshi Aoyagi


The Japan Foundation, Toronto
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