March 20, 2007 Press Preview March 26 for Contemporary Japanese Prints Exhibition

Press Contact: Donna Urschel (202) 707-1639
Website: Visit the exhibition online.

WHAT: A press preview for “On the Cutting Edge: Contemporary Japanese Prints,” an exhibition featuring 212 fine prints from the College Women’s Association of Japan (CWAJ) Print Show.

The exhibition, which marks the 50th anniversary of the annual CWAJ Print Show and celebrates the donation of the show’s prints to the collections of the Library of Congress, opens Thursday, March 29.

The exhibition and related programs and publications are made possible by the support of Anthony and Beatrice Welters and AmeriChoice, a UnitedHealth Group company, and the United States-Japan Foundation. Additional support was provided by George and Patricia Wellde, the College Women’s Association of Japan, the Tokyo Club and Toyota Motor North America. The Library is grateful to the artists and the dealers who donated prints from the 50th anniversary exhibition.

WHEN: From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, March 26, 2007.

WHERE: The Northwest Gallery on the second floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street S.E., Washington, D.C. For maps and directions, visit

Images are available. Contact Donna Urschel (202) 707-1639.


PR 07-058
ISSN 0731-3527