Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day at the WAH Center [Canceled]

[Canceled] Saturday, April 4, 12 to 5 pm Get free tickets Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, April […] more...

The Japanese Historical Collections

OPENING APRIL 4, 2020 In collaboration with Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day In April and May 2020, the Yuko Nii Foundation will display many items from its rich Japanese Historical Collection covering the centuries from the 16th through the early 20th centuries. Nearly 200 objects will be on display, including a complete set of Edo period armor, sword fittings, saddle and rifle, prints, furniture, lacquer, vases, bronzes, books and more. more...

MATERIAL WITNESS Curated by William Norton (read more) Closing Event Tea Ceremony Saturday October 13, 4-6 pm In its 800 year history in Japan the Tea Ceremony has been considered another branch of the higher art forms, analogous to painting, music, dance, sculpture. Through its exposure to Zen Buddhism and Christianity it has continually evolved […] more...

Material Witness

An exhibition that is clarified by the materials the artists use curated by William Norton   Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, October 13, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 14th, 4 – 8pm Opening Reception Performance by Dirty Churches, 6 – 7pm From Left to Right: Daniel John Gadd, Vieno James, William Norton, Ai Ohkawara, Etty […] more...