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JapanCraft21 Director Steve Beimel will take a hard look at the current situation around Japan’s Master Crafts tradition — why the system is faltering, what can be done to turn it around, and the actions that JapanCraft21 is taking.
A senior specialist at Kyoto National Museum, Melissa Rinne, will give us an insider’s introduction to the museum and shed light on how Japanese national museums are managed and how they differ from museums abroad.