Chigusa and the Art of Tea is organized by the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with major funding from:

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Toshiba International Foundation—25 years of supporting the arts

In celebration of its twenty-fifth anniversary, the Toshiba International Foundation is honored to be the lead sponsor for Chigusa and the Art of Tea and the publication of the same name. The foundation’s generous support allows the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, to present a range of exciting programs focused on Japanese arts and culture.

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Dr. Sachiko Kuno and Dr. Ryuji Ueno

Jay and Toshiko Tompkins


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Additional support for the exhibition publication is provided by the Barr Ferree Foundation Fund for Publications, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University.

We gratefully acknowledge Omotesenke Fushin’an, Kyoto, Japan, and Omotesenke Domonkai Eastern Region USA, Inc. for their guidance.

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