Deaf group enjoy art workshop with interpreting at art museum

April 22, 2016

An art appreciation workshop was opened at Sakima Art Museum in Ginowan-shi, Okinawa in southern Japan on April 16. 

After Mashita Yayoi called in order to appreciate Yamashiro Kenshin exhibition held at the museum until May 9, total of 19 people who were sight-impaired or Deaf, gathered. They enjoyed Yamashiro's works in the 1940's (photo).

Mashita, a hearing lecturer of fine arts at a university in Tokyo, has held various workshops so that a person with disabilities can appreciate art mainly in the Metropolitan area, too.

A workshop was divided into two parts: the morning and the afternoon. Eleven Deaf persons participated in the morning workshop with interpretation. 

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