Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints Exhibition Reception

An exhibtion reception will be held for Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints with remarks by Patricia Welch, Professor of Japanese and Comparative Literature, Hofstra University. Japanese woodblock prints have served as the inspiration for numerous artists from the 19th century to today. The core of the exhibition is drawn from the Museum’s collection of more than 60 historical woodblock prints, primarily from the 19th century (Edo period), that focus on themes of landscape, nature, courtesans, and Kabuki actors. The exhibition also includes examples of contemporary woodblock printmaking and Manga (Japanese comics).

Funding has been provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints
Thursday, April 11, 2019 ∙ 4-6 p.m.

David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Advance registration is required. To register, contact the Musuem at (516) 463-5672 or

Exhibtion Dates: March 26 - July 26, 2019

Gallery Location and Hours:

David Filderman Gallery, Joan And Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Saturday - Sunday, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Summer Hours: (May 12-September 1, 2019): Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Closed Weekends


Galleries are closed on major holidays, during Hofstra University recesses, and during exhibition installations. Emily Lowe Gallery will be closed for installation: December 15, 2018 - January 28, 2019; August 17-September 2, 2019. David Filderman Gallery will be closed for installation: March 11- March 25, 2019; July 27-August 12, 2019


Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849), Under Mannen Bridge at Fukagawa, from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, Edo period, c. 1830-1831, woodblock print, ink and color on paper, 10 5/16 x 14 13/16 in., Hofstra University Museum of Art, gift of Helen Goldberg, HU2000.8.2

Thursday, April 11, 2019



Filderman Gallery
9th Floor, Axinn Library
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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