Noh Theater Robe Detail

Highlights of the Collection: Noh Theater Robe

The robe is decorated with wisteria flowers and fans with maple leaves, motifs dating back to the Heian period (c. 794–1185 CE) and associated with feminine refinement, elegance, and sensitivity.

Paul Soldner, Wall Piece, 1982, 4 1/4 x 18 x 31 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

The Williamson’s Year at a Glance, 2018 – 2019

2018-2019 offers an exciting roster of exhibitions focusing on celebrated ceramic artists and the very beginnings of photography.

John Mason, Untitled (Firebrick Installation), 1973, Photo by the artist, John Mason Archives

John Mason: Meditation on Material, Aug. 25 – Oct. 21

John Mason, one of the greatest ceramic artists of the mid-20th century, was a visionary in his work with clay and space. These aspects of his work are the focus of this exhibition.