Not all kimonos are created equal! Learn about traditional styles of kimono, with their rich culture, seasonal subtleties, and symbolic nuances. Observe a demonstration on how to properly put on and wear a kimono. Learn about the elegance of the formal kimono with its exquisite designs and finery worn to attend weddings, parties, special celebrations, and holidays.
- Saturday, January 22, 2022
- 11:00am, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm
- Morikami Theater
- $5 with paid museum admission
Yukatas (浴衣) are a casual version of the kimono worn throughout the hot months. They are usually made from cotton or a synthetic fabric, wrapped around the body and secured with a sash (obi). Since yukatas are much lighter and cooler than a kimono and have become super popular to wear at a summer festival.