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2017 / Descanso Gardens / “Sharing Culture: Creating Community” at Stuart Haage Gallery, Oct. 15, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017

Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge Sharing Culture: Creating Community Oct. 15, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017 Stuart Haage Gallery Descanso Gardens will present “Sharing Culture | Sharing Culture” at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Japanese Garden. Running from Oct. 15, 2016, through Jan. 29, 2017, the...
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2016 / Descanso Gardens to host panel discussion about Japanese garden with Naomi Hirahara and Kendall Brown, Nov. 2

Forwarded for Descanso Gardens “Sharing Culture | Creating Community” Panel Discussion When: November 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 Cost: $10 for nonmembers Contact: Descanso Gardens, (818) 949-4200, Event website This panel discussion features Sharing Culture | Creating Community exhibition curators Naomi...
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2016 / Descanso Gardens celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Japanese Garden with this family-friendly festival, Oct. 15-16

September 22, 2016, La Canada Flintridge, CA – The Japanese Garden at Descanso Gardens will celebrate its milestone 50th anniversary at the annual Japanese Garden Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 – 16, 2016. To coincide with this special anniversary, Descanso Gardens’ Sturt Haaga Gallery will display art and artifacts celebrating the history...
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2016 / Nisei Week, Second Weekend: Bonsai and Sword exhibitions at Little Tokyo, Aug 20-21

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Weekend 2: August 20-21 August 20 (Saturday) Bonsai exhibition by Nampu-kai (JACCC Doizaki Gallery) Furoshiki exhibition (JACCC Tea House, 10 am – 5 pm) Japanese Calligraphy exhibition by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyu-Kai (JACCC Garden Room A, 10 am – 4 pm) Kimekomi Dolls exhibition by Yukari-kai (JACCC Garden Room B, 11 am – 5 pm)...
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2016 / Fullerton Arboretum in Orange County “Bonsai Exhibition” April 16 – June 19

The Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, CA 92831, will present the Bonsai Exhibition on Green Scene Weekend on April 16-17, and run the exhibition until Sunday, June 19. Exhibitions open on Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am – 4 pm. Open to the public and donations are appreciated. The exhibition will be in...
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2016 / Japan’s garden designer to speak in New York April 21

Renowned traditional Japanese landscape designer Shiro Nakane will speak in New York City on April 21 at 6:30 pm at the Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street. Tickets are $13 for non-members. www.japansociety.org Nakane, president of Nakane Garden Research and Landscape Consultant Co. in Kyoto, is keeping the art of the traditional Japanese garden...
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2016 / 59th Bonsai Exhibition by the California Bonsai Society at Huntington Library, Mar. 19-20

Exhibition dates: March 19, 20, 2016, 10 am – 4:30 pm daily Reception: 6-9 pm, Saturday, March 19, 2016 Botanical Center, Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA
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2016 / Japanese garden’s North American conference set for March 7-8, 2016 in Florida

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The North American Japanese Garden Association has set the 2016 Biennial Conference on March 7-8, 2016 at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida. The theme of the 2016 conference is  “Towards A Healthier World: Japanese Gardens As Places For Wellness and Transformation.” The Japanese garden conference is designed for: Anyone interested...
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2016 / Huntington Library to host “Bonsai-A-Thon” Feb. 27-28

Southern California bonsai masters will share their passion for the art form in this annual event that includes exhibits, demonstrations, prize drawings, a “bonsai bazaar,” and a live auction at 3 p.m. each day. + The Golden State Bonsai Federation will hold its Bonsai-A-Thon XX on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27 and 28, from 10:30...
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