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Seasons: Arts of Japan

Seasons: Arts of Japan

February 5, 2011 – February 12, 2012

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Location: Galleries 6 & 7

To highlight its permanent collection, the museum presents Seasons, a series of rotating exhibitions that underscores the importance of the seasons in Chinese and Japanese art and culture.

This exhibition shows how seasonal associations permeate Japanese poetry, art, and customs from springtime cherry blossoms to autumnal scarlet maples.