[Special Event] June 9, 9 PM—Midnight
Excuse our beauty! Usher in New York City's official 2017 LGBT Pride events and month with this celebration on the closing weekend of A Third Gender. Japan Society's iconic Modernist building will be transformed into a site of gender-bending spectacle and shade. Special guest performances studded throughout the evening will make this party legendary.
21+ only; includes 2 drink tickets.
[Workshop] May 13 & 14, 11 am
Fulfill your own artistic vision inspired by the exhibition A Third Gender with this weekend workshop. Geared for the young and young-at-heart, this two-day session led by artist Keiji Shinohara teaches traditional Japanese techniques for conceiving a woodblock design, carving the blocks, and printing, all of which have been adapted by artists working today.
[Panel Discussion] June 3, 6 PM
Delve into the complexities of representing LGBTQ+ issues in exhibitions with A Third Gender curatorial consultant Dr. Joshua Mostow (University of British Columbia), NY-based curator Dan Cameron and others. This discussion draws attention to case studies spanning Edo Japan to the East Village.
Gallery hours extended to 9 pm this evening; free admission to the exhibition with ticket purchase.