Event date: Saturday 5 November 2016, 9am – 5pm
The Textile Museum, Washington DC, USA – 2016 Fall Symposium
Known as the Ryukyu Kingdom until 1879, Okinawa has a rich tradition of textile production and design, including the unique resist-dye method known as bingata. Inspired by the exhibition Bingata! Only in Okinawa, the 2016 fall symposium will feature five distinguished scholars from Okinawa – folklorists, curators and historians of textiles and theatre – who will provide a broader context for Okinawa’s celebrated textile art.
Online registration for the 2016 fall symposium is now open.
Rates: $40/museum members; $50/public.
For more information, visit the website of the Textile Museum, Washington DC, USA.