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Japanese cultural and themed events in Los Angeles

The Getty Center presenting “A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer,” ongoing

The Getty Center A Queen’s Treasure from Versaille: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer January 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019 Tuesday – Thursday, 10 am-5:30 pm Friday, Saturday, 10 am-9 pm Closed Mondays The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Parking is $15; $10 after 3pm. Admission is free This exhibition showcases...
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Gamble House in Pasadena exhibition “Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery,” through Dec. 2

Forwarded for the Gamble House The exhibition is now extended through Dec. 2. The Gamble House, Pasadena Special Exhibition 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, CA 91103 Shiguchi: The Hidden Art of Japanese Joinery September 27, 2018-November 4, 2018, extended until Dec. 2, 2018 http://gamblehouse.org/shiguchi/ Curator’s Tours of the Shiguchi Exhibition Sunday, November 18, 10:00 am-12:00 pm...
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Smithsonian’s Arthur Sackler Gallery exhibiting “Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection” ongoing

Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection September 29, 2018–January 24, 2019 Gallery 24 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1050 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC Celebrating the Freer-Sackler’s recent acquisition of a major Japanese photography collection, this exhibition features a selection of works by groundbreaking twentieth-century photographers. Whether capturing evocative landscapes...
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Portland Japanese Garden to host Japan Foundation’s traveling exhibition “Manga Hokusai Manga” Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019

Portland Japanese Garden Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019 The Pavilion and Tanabe Gallery Portland Japanese Garden 611 SW Kingston Ave, Portland, OR 97205 https://japanesegarden.org Exhibition admission is included with garden ticket, $16, 95. By introducing some of the similarities...
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Smithsonian’s Arthur Sackler Gallery exhibiting “Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography” ongoing

Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography September 29, 2018 – January 24, 2019 Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 1050 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC When photography arrived in Japan in the mid-nineteenth century, traditional woodblock printmakers were forced to adapt their craft to keep pace with the new medium. In the decades that...
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Little Tokyo: Aratani Theatre to host 100th Birthday Celebration program of Japanese classical dancer, Fujima Kansuma, Nov. 18 at 3:00PM

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center presents Fujima Kansuma 100th Birthday Celebration A special classical selection highlighting the career and legacy of a master artist November 18, 2018, 3PM Aratani Theatre, Los Angeles The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, together with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, presents the 100th Birthday...
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Terasaki Nibei Lecture: By Staff of Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Nov. 20, 6:00PM

The Terasaki NIbei Foundation 11570 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 www.nibei.org (310) 479-6101 ext 134   Lectures are free December 11, 2018 (Tuesday) Gyotaku (漁拓) Dwight Hwang November 20, 2018 (Tuesday) Japanese American Cultural & Community Center Daren Mooko, Interim President Allison De la Cruz November 6, 2018 (Tuesday) Art of Japanese...
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Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute: A Concert featuring koto player Hiromi Hashibe & shakuhachi player Kaoru Kakizakai, Nov. 24 at 2:00PM

Sounds of Fall Koto & Shakuhachi Concert Koto Performance by Hiroko Masuda & Hiromi Hashibe Feature Performance by International Shakuhachi Artist, Kaoru Kakizakai Saturday, November 24, 2018 2-4 p.m. Pasadena Japanese Cultural Institute 595 Lincoln Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103 Admission: $20/person Refreshment will be served after the concert For inquiry, call Hiroko Masuda at...
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Huntington Library: Japanese Teahouse Tour, Dec. 10, 11:30AM – 3:30PM

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Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Public Programs and Event Japanese Teahouse Tours Dec. 10 (Monday) 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn about the history of the Japanese Garden’s ceremonial teahouse and the traditions behind its use. Informal tours are offered at 20-minute intervals on the second Monday of every month. No reservations required. General...
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