Kimbell Education Blog

19Aug

Thanks to our special exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, our education department has been absorbed in all things Japanese! Thousands of origami cranes, hundreds of paper ...

25Jul

In early September, Japan will celebrate hassaku, a centuries-old festival that encourages a bountiful harvest. It also commemorates the famous shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, who in 1590 on hassaku entered Edo Castle for the first time. As the Tokugawa clan gained power and peace settled over Japan, the festival grew in importance.

Today,...

30May

Japan’s samurai culture is on our minds these days, so we decided to take a closer look at some intriguing details in this beautiful painting of the ancient capital of Kyoto from around the turn of the 17th century. At...

16May

Join us here on the Kimbell’s new education blog for “Gallery Connections,” where we will regularly highlight artworks in the Museum’s permanent collection.

How often do you pull out your camera or phone to document some aspect of your life? Today, it’s often...