Aug 5, 2022

A DAY IN JAPAN Art Gallery Reception

Admission: Free

Location: The People's Building

9995 E. Colfax Avenue
Aurora, CO 80010

Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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A DAY IN JAPAN Art Gallery Reception

Please join us for a First Friday Artist and Japanese Collections Reception!

~🎎See a collection of beautifully hand-crafted Sakura dolls made by Hatsue Omoto in the 1950s. Also called “Shin Nihon Ningyo” New (style) Japanese dolls.

~👘View a collection of Ise katagami (伊勢型紙), which is the Japanese craft of making paper stencils for dyeing textiles (katagami (型紙)). It is designated one of the Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Japan.

~🎨During this afternoon's reception you will also meet some of the artists who have created the Japanese-inspired artworks adorning the gallery walls.

Get a sneak peak of the Japanese Cultural Festival 🌸 "A DAY IN JAPAN" happening on Saturday, August 6th. More info and ticket link at:

Want to make it a fun night? 🍶 Stay after and join us for the special "A DAY IN JAPAN SAKE TASTING EVENT." More info and ticket link at:

The Pacific Rim Cultural Exchange, Aurora Sister Cities International - Japan Committee, and Aurora's Office of International and Immigrant Affairs invite you for this celebration of Japanese culture at The People's Building in the Aurora Cultural Arts District.

⛩ This show will be viewable between July 21st - August 14th, during The People's Buildings normal operating hours. ⛩