Falling Waters, Soaring Kites

Image: “Souvenirs of Travel: Yuhi Waterfall, Shiobara,” by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957). Woodblock print. Taisho period, c. 1920.

Drawn from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, this exhibition features a selection of 19th and 20thcentury prints, paintings, and lacquerware depicting celebrated waterfalls accompanied by a delightful array of bold, colorful kites.

The exhibition explores the idea of transformative experiences by highlighting waterfalls and soaring kites as two aspects of Japanese culture that have inspired devotion to ritual, profound poetry, and sublime paintings since the tenth century. These beautiful images capture the imagination and hold promise for a transcendent moment, both physical and spiritual.

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. $15, adults; $13, seniors; $11, students; $9, children; toddlers free. (561) 495-0233 or Website


May 4, 2019 through August 11, 2019
10:00 am – 5:00 pm


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