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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 / 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 / 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 / Tribute to Dr. Takeo Uesugi (1940 – 2016)

Renowned landscape architect – Japanese garden designer Dr. Takeo Uesugi passed away at 75 Renowned landscape architect – Japanese garden designer Dr. Takeo Uesugi passed away at the age of 75 on Jan. 26. Dr. Uesugi, professor emeritus of California State Polytechnic University Pomona and Japan’s government medal recipient, had designed and overseen major...
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2016 / Huntington Library/ Annual Viewing Stone Exhibition by California Aiseki Kai, Dec 26 – Jan. 3

YouTube Video Forwarded for California Aiseki Kai “Viewing stones” are small, natural rocks that may evoke an emotion depending on the viewer’s mood and life experience. The contour of the stone may suggest an endless scene of nature such as a mountain, island or a plateau or may suggest a human or animal figure...
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2015 / Fresno / Clark Bonsai Collection to be opened at Japanese garden in Fresno, Oct. 17

Woodward Park Shinzen Japansese Garden 114 West Audubon Drive, Fresno, CA 93720 www.shinzenjapanesegarden.org Clark Bonsai Collection at Shinzen Garden Grand Opening October 17, 18, 10 am – 5 pm Rebon Cutting on Saturday, October 17, at 5 pm The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture in Hanford has transferred their extensive legacy bonsai...
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2015 / Nibei lecture to focus on historical Japanese garden in Pasadena, Oct. 6

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Nibei Foundation presents lecture “The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden: A Landmark of California History, A Treasure for Future Generations” by Ms. Deanie Nyman on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:00 pm at Terasaki Foundation Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064. A survivor of numerous threats to its existence since it ground-breaking in 1935,...
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