Monthly Ikebana Feature - February

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Midori Nakajima, Ikebana International 

Exhibition: LIGHT OF LIFE

“LIGHT OF LIFE” - Osaka and Melbourne Sister City Exchange Stained Glass Workshop Exhibition Vol.2 Lecturer: Akemi Kitayama”

In 2023, Osaka and Melbourne celebrated the 45th anniversary of their sister city relationship. In order to promote exchanges between the sister cities, stained glass workshops were held in Osaka and Melbourne, and the works are jointly exhibited. 

The title of this exhibition is “Light of Life”, in line with the main theme of the Osaka-Kansai Expo, “Designing a future society that shines with life”. All of the participants had fun creating their heartfelt work and enjoyed the sister city exchange. Please also take a look at the file of comments to both sister cities and workshop feedback from the participants.

When: Friday 16 February 2024 – Tuesday 27 February 2024
9am-1pm, 2-5pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)

Where: Consulate-General of Japan in Melbourne
Level 25, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

Exhibition: Misty Mountain, Shining Moon: Japanese landscape envisioned

Presenting works of art produced from the 16th century to the present day, this exhibition showcases the beauty of the Japanese landscape as represented by some of the world’s most celebrated artists. Exploring the evolving dialogue between artists and nature, the exhibition displays brush and ink paintings to vivid woodblock prints.

Also on display will be the artwork titled ‘Nihon no Inori’ (Prayers of Japan), donated to the Consulate-General of Japan in Melbourne by the master of Japanese painting (Nihonga) Mr HIRAMATSU Reiji!

For details, please see the Art Gallery of South Australia's website

When: Saturday 29 July 2023 – Monday 1 April 2024
9am-1pm, 2-5pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)

Where: Galleries 19, 20, 21 The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA)
North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000