FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Loyola University Museum of Art Presents
The Kimono: Its Evolving Use and Meaning
In conjunction with their newest exhibition, Stories in Cloth: The Threads of Daily Life, the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) will host a lecture on Tuesday, June 14 regarding the evolution of the Kimono. The lecture will be presented by Dr. Janet Fair, who teaches Japanese at Loyola.
Dr. Fair will trace the development of the Kimono throughout Japanese history, beginning with its traditional style and significance in court culture all the way to its presence in modern day Japan. Dr. Fair will also address how the Kimono has become integrated into popular culture and the customs of the West.
Tuesday, June 14
Loyola University Museum of Art
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611