Vistas Autumn 2018

2 | VOLUNTEER VISTAS Autumn 2018 F eaturing a diverse range of fashions, this exhibition showcases more than 40 extraordinary garments created by more than 30 Japanese, European and American designers from the world-renowned collections of the Kyoto Costume Institute and the Newark Museum. Follow the fascinating storyline of Japanese inspiration, influence and active engagement with global fashion from the 1870s to present day. The exhibition will highlight not only spectacular couture gowns, innovative men’s wear, shoes with a sense of humor and ready-to-wear that tells a story, but also significant paintings, prints and textiles that reflect and resonate with these style trends. (Thanks to Katherine Anne Paul, Curator, Arts of Asia). NMVO MISSION The primary purpose of the Newark Museum Volunteer Organization is to serve, to support and to interpret the Newark Museum and its goals through volunteer participation. In the words of founding director John Cotton Dana, “A good mu- seum attracts, entertains, arouses curiosity, leads to questioning— and thus promotes learning.” 1870'S-NOW! KIMONO REFASHIONED Friday, October 13 - Sunday, January 6, 2019 NEWARK MUSEUM STAFF Ulysses Grant Dietz Interim Co-Director Deborah Kasindorf Interim Co-Director Shunzyu Haigler Director of Membership Services Leland Byrd Membership Associate VOLUNTEER OFFICERS Mary Courtien President Gwynne McConkey Secretary Arlene Gerencser Treasurer Prudence Bradley Past President Hugh Michael Brown Volunteer Vistas Editor DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE SPRING 2019 VOLUNTEER VISTAS IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019. SEND SUBMISSIONS TO: Hugh Michael Brown Volunteer Vistas Editor Premiering at the Newark Museum—the exclusive East Coast venue Yohji Yamamoto/Dress/Spring/Summer 1995/Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute/Photo by Takashi Hatakeyama