POSTED: 10:44 a.m. HST, Dec 5, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 10:46 a.m. HST, Dec 5, 2013
Princess Akiko, a recognized art historian as well as a member of Japan's royal family, will speak on Japanese art next week at Hawaii Pacific University.
The princess' lecture on "Constructing the History of Japanese Art in the British Museum" will begin at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at Aloha Tower Marketplace in the Hale O Kai meeting room on the ground floor.
The talk is free and open to the public, but attendees should expect to be screened by security prior to entry.
Princess Akiko is part of the oldest continuous hereditary monarchy in the world. She is the daughter of Princess Tomohito of Mikasa and the late Prince Tomohito of Mikasa, who was a first cousin of Emperor Akihito, Japan's reigning emperor.