9 May 2019

Lunchtime talks: Pleasures of the floating world

Dip into the lives of citydwellers in the tea houses, theatres and pleasure quarters of Edo Japan with one of our lunchtime talks.

Designed to fit around your lunch hour, our lunchtime talks explore a selection of treasures from our exhibitions and collections. 

Masters of Japanese Prints: Life in the City explores the sophisticated urban culture of Japan in the 18th and 19th centuries, from fashion and day trips to geisha and the kabuki theatre.

Speaker: Kate Newnham, Eastern Art curator

This talk will take place on the following days:

  • Thursday 7 February, 1.15pm – 1.45pm
  • Friday 8 March, 1.15pm – 1.45pm
  • Saturday 30 March, 1.15pm – 1.45pm
  • Thursday 9 May, 1.15pm – 1.45pm

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