Saturday Spotlight Talks

Saturday Spotlight Talks

Third Saturday of the month 14.30

Programme of events focusing on the displays and their relevance today; find out more about the collections, meet curators, hear specialist speakers, or join in workshops. Suitable for adults and older children.

17 September 14:30 – 15:30 (Clore Balcony)

Paul Griffith, co-author of A Guide to the Japanese Stage, will speak about the history and traditions of kabuki theatre.

15 October 14:30 – 15:30 (Clore Balcony)

Documentary photographer Stephanie Berger has photographed some of the world’s leading performers in the fields of theatre and dance for over twenty-five years. This talk will provide an insight into her work. Some of her photographs are currently on display in the Museum’s Long Gallery exhibition Kabuki ‑ Behind the Scenes.