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The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will host an evening of Japanese printmaking with John Amoss on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. Amoss’ presentation will include a brief history of the development of "moku hanga," concentrating on the artist’s and craftsman’s role during the Hiroshige’s Edo period. This includes an outline of the traditional division of labor: the design, carving and printing techniques, along with materials used for each stage of production. He will include a brief demonstration of carving on a traditional bench and creating a multi-color block print. Time permitting, interested participants will have a chance to create their own print in the traditional method. The Museum Café will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for tapas, with jazz at 6 p.m. Space is limited, and reservations for the demo are encouraged online.