Opening Reception: Friday, September 2, 2016

Exhibit Dates: September 2–November 20, 2016

Don’t miss this special opportunity to view a private collection of rare antique Japanese prints spanning three centuries. These colorful images of “the floating world” were an exciting evolution of Japanese art and a source of inspiration for Western artists.

Savor the renowned artistry and impeccable craftsmanship of Japan’s great woodcut artists.

Featuring master works by Hasui, Hiroshige, Yoshitoshi and others, “Opening Japan” will open your eyes to the enduring beauty of Japanese prints and fascinating aspects of Japanese culture.

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Exhibit Hours: Mon-Fri 10-7 pm, Sat 10-6 pm, Sun 12-5 pm
Open on Labor Day: 12-5 pm


“Opening Japan” Exhibit Tours

Saturdays, 4 pm, $10

Join us each Saturday at 4 pm for a guided tour of “Opening Japan.” Gain insight into how these masterworks were created, and how social and political forces in Japan spawned this new art form. We’ll also look at Japan’s historic opening of its ports to the West in the 1850s, and the broad repercussions in Japanese and Western art.

“Opening Japan” Students to A6 Program

Central Oregon schools are invited to attend A6’s major exhibit, “Opening Japan,” this fall! Our special “Students to A6” education program includes a guided exhibit tour and hands-on printmaking activity in our print studio. Get the details.  $7/student, with discounts for Title 1 and rural schools.  Call 541.330.8759 or email A6  to register.