The Morikami Gets Ink’d at New Tattoo Exhibit, Opening Feb. 26

Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World was organized by the Japanese American National Museum, created, designed and photographed by Kip Fulbeck, and curated by Takahiro Kitamura (Ryudaibori, formerly Horitaka). This exhibition was funded in part by the Henry and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. For information about Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World, visit http://morikami.org/perseverance (1) https://www.creditdonkey.com/tattoo-statistics.html

An Inside Look at Tattoo Day

On February 27, the art of Japanese tattooing will have its very own day at The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens – a day filled with fun family activities, a rare opportunity to watch a traditional method of tattooing and a chance to hear from tattoo artists who are globally influential. Tattoo Day is inspired by Morikami’s newest exhibit Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World, on display from February 26 through May 8, 2016. We asked Wendy Lo, The Morikami’s Curator of Education, what will make this brand new event …

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Morikami is for Lovers

Here are some sweet deals we are offering on Sunday, February 14: [typography font=”Open Sans” size=”24″ size_format=”px” color=”#f44224″]MAKE A WEEKEND OUT OF IT[/typography] Should you choose to celebrate early, join us on Saturday, February 13 for any of the three koto demonstrations held throughout the day ($5 with paid museum admission; 12:00pm, 1:30pm & 3:00pm) Cupid’s advice: Valentine’s Day is no time to be apathetic about wooing your significant other. Whether you’ve been married 30 years or it’s your very first date, Morikami is the place to impress your love while enjoying all the …

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