FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.
Admission is free for members and $4 for non-members. For more information, please visit LUC.edu/luma. To reserve your spot, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312.915.7608.
Tuesday, June 14
Loyola University Museum of Art
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
Opened in 2005, the Loyola University Museum of Art is dedicated to exploring, promoting, and understanding art and artistic expression that illuminates the enduring spiritual questions of all cultures and societies. As a museum with an interest in education and educational programming, LUMA reflects the University’s Jesuit mission and is dedicated to helping people of all creeds explore the roots of their faith and spiritual quests. Located at Loyola University Chicago’s Water Tower Campus, the museum occupies the first three floors of the University’s historic Lewis Towers on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue. For more information, visit the museum’s website at LUC.edu/luma.
Art illuminating the spirit!