Opening Reception & Gallery Talk for "Tradition of Excellence"

Opening Reception & Gallery Talk for "Tradition of Excellence"

Start date

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 3:00pm

End date

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 5:00pm

Location

Metal Museum

374 Metal Museum Drive
Memphis, TN 38106
United States

Join us for the opening reception of "Tradition of Excellence: Japanese Techniques in Contemporary Metal Arts" and a gallery talk by the curator, Hiroko Yamada.

Curated by Hiroko Yamada, Director of HYART Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin, and originating from Penland Gallery at Penland School of Craft in Penland, North Carolina, "Tradition of Excellence" explores a wide range of Japanese metalworking techniques and materials. The exhibition brings together both Japanese and American artists, honoring the profound skill and knowledge of these makers and highlighting the influence of Japanese metalworking within the contemporary metal arts field.