May Events at the Pearl

Opening Day Family Day – May 14
The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts summer exhibitions, Views of Mt. Fuji: Selections from the Morikami Museum and Japense Gardens and Mari Omori, open to the public with Family Day this Saturday, May 14.  The art project offered from 10am-5pm is making Japanese carp called koi noburi. The Woodlands High School Japanese Club will perform a Japanese fishing dance at 12:00pm and 1:00pm in the Smith Foyer. A Look-and-Listen story time will immediately follow the second performance. From 1:00-3:00pm, we will celebrate the opening of Klein ISD’s Roth Elementary Fused Glass Lizards.  250 lizards made by Roth 4th and 5th graders are installed in the Smith Foyer and Community Gallery.

Kabuki Mask Workshop for Teens – May 21
Learn about Japanese theatre and make a mask that imitates the traditional make up used on the kabuki stage. You can also bring a picture of your favorite anime character, if you choose to make a contemporary mask. The workshop will take place in the Northgate Forest Conference Room at the Pearl and is offered in partnership with the Barbara Bush Library. No registration necessary. Don’t miss this fun and FREE workshop.

Silk Painting Workshop for Adults – May 25 & 26
Experience the fun and excitement of creating your own colorful painting with the vibrant silk dyes. Each student will be provided with a 9 1/2″ metal hoop stretched with Chinese silk. The workshop is offered on May 25, 9am-12pm and on May 26, 5:30-8:30pm. The fee for museum members is $10 or $20 with supplies. For non-members, the fee for the workshop is $15 or $25 with supplies. Special Teacher’s Price is $15. Call 281-376-6322 to register.

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