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The Beauty of Kimono

Event Dates and Times

7 pm
Anderson Japanese Gardens Visitor Center 318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford IL 61107
Anderson Japanese Gardens welcomes David Mungenast for a lecture, "The Beauty of Kimono," on Thursday, August 21. Mungenast is a student of Kimiko Gunji, Associate Professor Emeritus and the former director of Japan House at the University of Illinois and is presenting on her behalf. David will present about traditional kimono, its history and will demonstrate kimono dressing. Formal and casual kimono will be discussed including furisode, obi, kurotomesode and yukata styles. The discussion starts at 7 pm in the Anderson Japanese Gardens Visitor Center.

All lectures are free to Anderson Japanese Garden members and are only $5 for non-members. Reservations are requested and can be made by contacting
Sara: (P) 815.316.3307 or (E) shenderson@andersongardens.org.

Anderson Japanese Gardens will host its lectures on the third Thursday of each month through October, and the second Tuesday of November starting at
7:00 PM.