Friends Event

Friends Lecture Series Edo in Colour

In this series of four linked lectures, join Dr Mary Redfern, Curator of Edo in Colour: Prints from Japan’s Metropolis, to explore the detail of these exquisite artworks and the vibrant world they conjure. Edo in Colour will explore how prints helped shape and present the identity, vitality and place of Edo. This series of talks provides an exceptional opportunity to learn from Dr Redfern’s expertise in this field.

The exhibition of Japanese prints and printed books from the Chester Beatty’s permanent collection will run from 19 June 2020 to 10 January 2021.

Wednesday 12 August: Selling the City: Japanese Prints, Publishers and Audiences

Wednesday 19 August: Dangerous Places: Sex and Theatre in the Floating World

Wednesday 2 September: Peace and Prosperity: Depicting the Shogun’s Capital

Wednesday 9 September: Buying In: Chester Beatty and Japanese Prints

The talks will be followed by a wine reception

(Please note there is a break in the middle of the course on the 26 August).

Location: Lecture Theatre Chester Beatty

Time: 18:30

Cost: €12 per class or €40 for full course

Open today 9:45am - 5:30pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

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Admission is Free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92