A Yatai by Any Other Name is a Dashi

with Kitty Comstock

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00pm1:00pm
North Building - Lower Level
Ticketed with member discount. Purchase tickets online or call 720-913-0130.

Kitty Comstock, Denver Sister Cities International former Committee Chair for the restoration of Denver’s Yatai, will provide an informative talk about the history of Yatai/Dashi, and how one came to live in Sakura Square.  Most commonly known in Japan as street food carts where the first sushi was sold in the 1700s, Yatai have evolved into festival floats, more usually now called Dashi, embodying great civic pride and expensive upkeep.

Doors open at 11:30 am

Tickets are free for Asian Art Association members, $7 DAM members, $5 teachers, students and docents, $10 public.  Museum admission not required for LECTURE ONLY but is required for gallery access. AAA and DAM members, please check in at welcome desk.

For details, call 720-913-0040 or e-mail blittle@denveratmuseum.org 

Sponsored by the Asian Art Association, a DAM support group.

 

Image credit: Denver’s Yatai   Courtesy of Kitty Comstock.