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Lecture: The Art of the Inner Quarters—Textiles and Women’s Culture in Joseon Dynasty Korea

May 13, 2015
Nichols Board of Trustees Suite
Registration required

This lecture by Lee Talbot, curator of Eastern Hemisphere Collections, the Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., is part of the series Encounters with Asia: Korean Art—An Embroidery of Tradition and Innovation. Inspired by the strengths of the Art Institute’s collection in Korean ceramics and painting, this four-part series aims to highlight some of the major arts of this peninsular nation. Together, these lectures survey works whose diverse media, formats, functions, and methods of display reflect their significance in traditional Korean culture and worldwide contemporary art.

Lecture only: $20 AAC members and Sustaining Fellows, $30 all other guests
Lecture and lunch: $50 AAC members and Sustaining Fellows, $60 all other guests

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Wrapping Cloth for Wedding Gift (Hamdae) (detail), Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), late 19th century. Korea. The Chung Young Yang Embroidery Museum at Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul.