Model of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan
This week's artifact is an architectural model of the Golden Pavilion (other wise known as Kinkaku-ji) in Kyoto, Japan. (1966.25.1) This was a gift from His Excellency Eisaku Sato, Prime Minister of Japan.
Did You Know…
"Your people--and ours--are inventive and creative. I hope that we may mutually profit from these traits as we work closely together to make the world a better place through technology, a more beautiful place through the arts, and a more rational place through the quest for truth by unfettered minds." The President's Toast at a Dinner in Honor of Prime Minister Sato. - January 12, 1965