The Carle Gallery will exhibit a collection of Kimonos from long-time Whitehall resident, Keiko Nabb. Nabb, a native of Japan, has collected family Kimonos for several decades. The Kimonos will be on display from December 15th through February 29th.
In addition to the exhibition in the Carle Gallery, the library will host several events. Japan: Art, Language, and Culture will feature a series of events including origami classes, beginning Japanese, Japanese Temples, and Japanese crafts. Below is the full schedule.
Friday, January 3rd: Sumo Wrestling: Past & Future. Sumo 101, Ireland’s First Sumo, & Little Miss Sumo shown as part of First Fridays at Noon
Tuesday, January 14th: Beginning Japanese class at 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 21st: Beginning Origami at 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 28th: Sewn Japanese sketch books at 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 4th: Beginning Japanese class at 6:00pm
Friday, February 7th: Japanese Internment in Montana as part of First Fridays at noon with Kristjana Eyjolfsson (Fort Missoula)
Tuesday, February 11th: Tour Japanese Temples at 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 18th: Koi Windsocks at 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 25th: Beginning Origami at 6:00pm
Saturday, February 29th: Closing Reception at 2:00pm. Special guests: Erik & Tomoko Rose from the Japan Friendship Club as well as Games & Crafts for the whole family.