Art museum announces two new programs with artist Etsuko Ichikawa on Sept. 30

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PULLMAN, Wash. – The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at Washington State University is pleased to invite visitors to enjoy two new programs for September with Tokyo-born, Seattle-based artist Etsuko Ichikawa. Both programs will be held on Sept. 30, 2020.

The first program Open Gallery with Artist Etsuko Ichikawa is a live event welcoming visitors Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 1:00–4:00 p.m. in the museum galleries.

Etsuko Ichikawa will be present in the gallery to informally welcome visitors to her exhibition, Etsuko Ichikawa: Broken Poems of Fireflies. The artist will respond to questions and provide impromptu tours during this time.

Up to 10 visitors will be hosted in the museum at one time, including museum staff. Attestation, distancing, and masks are required. If the museum is at capacity upon arrival, please wait outside on Terrell Mall. Museum staff will be available to advise waiting visitors.

Closeup of Etsuko Ichikawa
Tokyo-born, Seattle-based artist, Etsuko Ichikawa

The second program is a live-streamed artist’s talk via Zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 5:00–6:00 p.m. Ichikawa will discuss the creative motivations and process that brought about Etsuko Ichikawa: Broken Poems of Fireflies, a new immersive installation commissioned by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU. A moderated Q&A will follow the talk.

  • The webinar is available to join via Zoom:
  • When prompted for a Passcode:  691628
  • To join via telephone: US: +1 253 215 8782 (prompt for meeting ID) 98068549427#

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