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Event news: A lacquer masterclass at the V+A

An opportunity to get behind the scenes of the V+A’s lacquer collection:

Lustrous Surfaces: East Asian Lacquer Masterclass

ART STUDIO 10:15 – 16:45
Sackler Centre for the Arts, Victoria and Albert Museum
8 November 2017

Lustrous Surfaces

Join expert curators and conservators from the V&A on a unique exploration of the traditions and techniques of East Asian lacquer with celebrated specialists from Japan and Korea.

Spaces are strictly limited | Tickets cost £175.00 – £195.00 | Book here

With thanks to the (OKCHF) the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation (OKCHF) and Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO)

10.15 Coffee and Welcome
Matilda Pye, Learning Academy Programme Manager
Rupert Faulkner, Senior Curator, Asian Department
Rosalie Kim, Samsung Curator of Korean Art, Asian Department
Yu-Ping Luk, Curator, Department of Asia, British Museum
10.30 Introduction to the V & A’s Lacquer Collections
Julia Hutt, Curator, Asian Department
11.15 Object study session and demonstrations
Yu-Ping Luk, Curator, Department of Asia, British Museum
Tomoya Murose, Japanese lacquer artist and conservator
Wang Taek Oh, Korean lacquer artist and conservator
13.15 Lunch (Provided)
14.30 Gallery Tours
Dana Melchar, Senior Furniture Conservator, V & A
Kazumi Murose, lacquer artist, conservator Living National Treasure
16.00 Refreshments and Discussion
With Kazumi Murose, Tomoya MuroseWang Taek Oh and Yumi Oh
16.45 Close

This programme is subject to change

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