What’s happening in Asian art

Cherry Blossom Festival with the National Museum
of Asian Art

April 1, 2022

National Cherry Blossom Festival, National Museum of Asian Art

Explore Art and Music Online: Treasures from Our Japanese Art Collections
Discover Japanese art from our collections and enjoy talks and performances. Our experts love these exceptional objects, and we think you will fall in love with them too.
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Online Interactive Docent Tours: Special Cherry Blossom Sessions
The revered sakura, or cherry blossom, has been celebrated in landscapes, figure paintings, and prints by artists from medieval Japan to Katsushika Hokusai and beyond. You are invited to embrace hanami, the traditional Japanese custom of “flower viewing,” by going cherry blossom viewing in the museum’s Japanese art collections!  All online tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance. Cherry Blossom programs are available from March 14-April 29 and reservations must be made by April 1st.
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Art & Me Virtual Preservation Family Workshop: Cherry Blossoms in Bloom
Celebrate spring and DC’s beloved cherry blossoms with a festive virtual family workshop. This hands-on preservation workshop is designed for children ages three to eight and their caretakers.
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