Friday, November 22, 2019
6:00 pm–8:00 pm
By Invitation
Add to Calendar 2019-11-22 18:00:00 2019-11-22 20:00:00 Seeking Nirvana: 19th-Century Collectors and Japan with Christopher Benfey 11/22/2019 06:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Join Christopher Benfey, author of The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan, as he engages in conversation with Anne Nishimura Morse, William and Helen Pounds Senior Curator of Japanese Art, about the fascinating—and unconventional—cultural figures who helped develop the MFA’s Japanese holdings. Examine exquisite Japanese works acquired by Henry Adams, John LaFarge, Okakura Kakuzō, and other founding MFA collectors.

Event details, including date and time, are subject to change. A formal invitation will be sent to members via Paperless Post.

Exclusively for members of the Gingko Society