Monday, November 7, 2022

Nakashima: A Bridge between East and West, November 12 at Pitt.



The Japanese Nationality Room Committee at the University of Pittsburgh will host Mira Nakashima and "Nakashima: A Bridge between East and West" on November 12.
Mira Nakashima is the daughter of the acclaimed architect, furniture designer, and craftsman George Nakashima. She will speak about her father's legacy and how his cultural ties to Japan affected his method of design in both furniture and architecture.

Mira Nakashima President and Creative Director of George Nakashima Woodworkers, who produce one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, made to order furniture in their workshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The event runs from 1:30 to 3:00 pm in 324 Cathedral of Learning. It is free and open to the public, though advance registration is required.