Tag: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Robert Amos: Exhibitions reveal culture of the kimono

Robert Amos: Exhibitions reveal culture of the kimono

Written by Robert Amos, originially published July 5, 2014 by Times Colonist. At the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, I met Hitomi Harama, curator of one of two shows that introduce the traditional Japanese culture of the costume. She was dressed in a neat kimono…

From geisha to diva: The kimonos of Ichimaru exhibition opens in Toronto

From geisha to diva: The kimonos of Ichimaru exhibition opens in Toronto

Originally published by Rea McNamara, Special to National Post, January 26, 2014 The enduring appeal of a kimono seemingly lies in its elegant cut and drape. The traditional Japanese garment has remained in its basic form for hundreds of years, it comes as no surprise…

Kimono: Japanese Culture in its Art Form, June 27, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Kimono: Japanese Culture in its Art Form, June 27, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Join Hitomi Harama of UmeSilk Kimono from June 27th, 2014 until October 19th, 2014 for Kimono: Japanese Culture in its Art Form, a curated Kimono exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.