Event & Program

Japanese cultural and themed events in Los Angeles

Japan Foundation Lecture Series “Shin Hanga and America” by Kendall Brown, Oct. 9, 7:00PM

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Lecture Series 53 Shin Hanga and America: Yoshida Hiroshi’s Journey from Painter to Print-Maker Lecturer: Dr. Kendall Brown Tuesday, October 9, 7:00PM Free Admission, RSVP required
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Descanso Gardens: Japanese Garden Festival, Oct. 13-14

Descanso Gardens 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 Japanese Garden Festival Ikebana  by Group Yokou at Minka Oct. 13 – 14 (Sat, Sun) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Ikebana display & free children workshop www.descansogardens.org
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Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Exhibition at Portland Museum of Art, Maine, Opening Oct. 5

Portland Museum of Art, Maine Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture Oct. 5, 2018 – Jan. 06, 2019
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Van Nuys’ Japanese Garden to present Harvest Moon Festival, Sept. 23

<Forwarded for the Japanese Garden> Harvest Moon Festival SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Last Gate Admission at 3:15 PM) Join us for the Japanese Garden’s Harvest Moon festival. Guests will spend the day enjoying traditional Japanese stories, the artwork for gyotaku/fish printing of artist, Dwight Hwang, the celebratory beats of...
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Himalayan Monks to Create a Sand Mandala at the Storrier Stearns Garden in Pasadena, Sept. 26-29

<Forwarded for the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden> Himalayan monks will create a Buddhist sand mandala, as a prayer for peace and compassion, over a three-day period at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden. Visitors are invited to watch them at work during the garden’s open hours of 10am to 4pm, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday,...
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Gamble House in Pasadena to present special exhibition “Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery” Sept. 27 – Nov. 4

The Gamble House, Pasadena Special Exhibition Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery September 27, 2018-November 4, 2018 http://gamblehouse.org/shiguchi/ Curator’s Tour: Sunday, October 14 and November 4, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, $20 per person Woodworker’s Tours:: Sunday, October 7 and October 21, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, $80 per person Panel Discussion and Self-Paced Tour: Saturday, September 29, 4:00 pm-6:00...
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USC Lecture: “Hidden Meanings of Cloth” by Yuko Tanaka, President of Hosei University, Sept. 28, 4:15 PM – 6:00PM

USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture lecture series The Power of the Weave: The Hidden Meanings of Cloth Yuko Tanaka, President of Hosei University (Professor of Social Sciences) Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Doheny Memorial Library, East Asian Seminar Room (110C) RSVP  https://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/cjrc/event.cfm  
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Japan Foundation presenting photography exhibition “TOKYO Before/After” now – Sept. 29

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Photography Exhibition TOKYO Before/After August 30, Thur. – Sept. 29, Sat, 2018 Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm, Sat: Noon-5pm Closed on Sundays & Labor Day The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Admission: FREE “TOKYO Before/After” features a selection of approximately 80 works, in which works by photographers who had captured images of Tokyo in the...
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Los Angeles Angels Baseball to host Japan Day, Sept. 29, 2 – 5PM

ANGELS TO HOST JAPAN DAY PRESENTED BY JAPAN AIRLINES The pre-game cultural celebration will take place on September 29 ANAHEIM – The Angels will host Japan Day Presented by Japan Airlines at Angel Stadium from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, prior to their game against the Oakland Athletics. Pre-game cultural celebrations...
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