<em>Noh theatre robe, Karaori</em> (1860-1890) <!-- (back view) --><br />
<em>(Nōshōzoku Karaori  能装束唐織)</em><br />
woven Silk<br />
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National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Felton Bequest in honour of Allan Myers AO President of the Council of Trustees of the NGV, 2012<br />
2012.263<br />


Konnichiwa Japan

Mon–Fri, 10am, 11.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm
All levels
NGV International

Enjoy a journey to Japan at the NGV. In this NGV educator-led session students will explore and discuss traditional and contemporary artworks, from Buddhist sculptures to ceramics, fashion and textiles to gain insight into Japan and its rich cultural history and traditions. This engaging introduction to Japanese art and culture will complement student learning in language, visual arts or social studies.

Students will:

  • Identify key features of traditional Japanese art.
  • Identify and describe how ideas, beliefs and cultural practices are expressed in Japanese traditional and contemporary art.
  • Compare and contrast aspects of Japanese art, culture and history with their own.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $10.50per student

Booking Form

    We require four weeks notice for all bookings.

    Changes to your booking must be made in writing. Changes can be made up to 14 days prior to your visit. Invoices will be sent prior to the visit. Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments.

    Please note that this is a booking request only. You will receive a confirmation via email within 5 working days.

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    If less than 10 students attend a program, minimum fees may apply

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    Study Focus

    Please provide details of any relevant themes and skills your students are learning about at school. While we cannot offer individually tailored programs, our museum educators will consider this information when selecting and discussing works of art during the program.

    Date Selection

    We recommend you provide three date options for your program to avoid disappointment. We will do our best to accommodate your first preference, however due to high demand this may not always be possible.


    Terms and Conditions

    We do not take tentative bookings. Bookings are considered firm at time of booking. Any amendments, including changes to participant numbers, must be made by email at least 14 days prior to the program. Invoices will be sent prior to the visit. Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments. Payment must be paid at least one week prior to the visit.

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