10 January 2018 — (Hagåtña, Guam) The Guam Museum’s current exhibition on the life and work of the French ukiyo-e woodblock artist, entitled, “Paul Jacoulet: Vision of Micronesia and Asia,” will end its run on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The Guam Museum welcomes the community to visit the exhibition before it closes.
The exhibition features original woodblock prints, sketches and watercolors of people and scenes of Asia and the islands in Micronesia, including the Marianas during the 1930s and 1940s. Jacoulet’s popular “Women of the South Seas, or “Rainbow Series,” which shows seven CHamoru women from Saipan donning mestisa in the various colors of the rainbow is featured in the exhibition. Also on display are historic objects and artifacts reflected in the artist’s work.
The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Docent-led tours of the exhibition are available upon request.
The museum’s next exhibition, “Treasures of FestPac,” opens January 26, 2018 and will feature the gifts presented to the Governor of Guam by the various participating island delegations, as well as the art and experiences of the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts.
For more information on Guam Museum exhibitions, tours, admission fees or public programs, contact the museum at 989-4455 or visit www.guammuseum.org.