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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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Pasadena Ceramic Exhibition: Shumei Hall Gallery hosting Shigaraki collection, ongoing

Crafted from the Earth: The Rugged Beauty of Shigaraki Ceramics Exhibition at the Shumei Hall Gallery, Pasadena November 3, 2018 to January 13, 2019 Curated by Meher McArthur Shumei Hall: 2430 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107 http://www.shumei.us Galley Hours: 9:30 am – 6 pm, Monday – Saturday Opening Reception: Nov. 3, 2 pm...
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2018 / Japanese American Cultural & Community Center’s Doizaki Gallery hosting “Kami to Kami II: SCI-ARC x Washi” exhibition, Oct. 7 – Oct. 28

LOS ANGELES — Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Hiromi Paper Inc. and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) are pleased to announce a special exhibition exploring the infinite possibilities of washi, traditional Japanese paper, in the context of the world of architecture. 神と紙 KAMI TO KAMI II: SCI-ARC x Washi will open...
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2018 / Craft and Folk Art Museum hosting “Bamboo” exhibition, May 27 – Sept. 9

Craft and Folk Art Museum 5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230   www.cafam.org Exhibition: Bamboo May 27 – September 9, 2018 The Bamboo exhibition explores the evolution of Japanese bamboo basketry from a purely functional art form into complicated, distinctly Japanese sculptural forms of variable scale. A major selection of historical and...
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2018 / Japanese American Cultural and Community Center hosting Fukui Echizen Paper Exhibition, June 24 – July 29

Paper (Kami) and Paper (Kami):  Fukui Echizen Paper Exhibition June 24 – July 29 Gorge J. Doizaki Gallery Japanese American Cultural & Community Center 244 San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 www.jaccc.org Opening Reception: Sunday, June 24, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Echizen in Fukui Prefecture is known for its 1,500 year history...
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2018 / Japan Foundation Los Angeles to present “World of Washi” lecture, July 26

Japan Foundation Los Angeles Lecture Series 52 World of Washi: Unfolding Tradition and Innovation Thursday, July 26, 2018, 7:00 pm The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Street parking is available near JFLA. Click here for parking info. Admission: FREE (RSVP required) Click here to RSVP The...
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2018 / Japan Foundation art exhibition: Gyotaku Fish Prints, June 21 – July 13

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Street parking Click here for parking info. Art Exhibition Impressions of the Seas: Gyotaku Fish Prints June 21 – July 13, 2018 Japanese gyotaku (literary ‘fish rubbing’) is the unlikely marriage of fish, sumi ink, and washi paper. Once used...
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