Sogetsu Ikebana Annual Exhibition at Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Nov. 3 – 4, 10AM – 5PM

Sogetsu Ikebana Los Angeles Branch Annual Exhibition Mystique 神秘 Saturday and Sunday November 3 and 4, 2018 10AM – 5PM Doizaki Gallery Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 S San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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2018 / Japan Foundation Lecture Series “Shin Hanga and America” by Kendall Brown, Oct. 9

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, 2018, 7:00PM 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  Click here to RSVP In this lecture, Dr. Kendall Brown, Professor of Asian Art at California State University, Long Beach, traces how oil painter Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950) revived his career and helped launch the “new print” movement by utilizing his skills as an artist, maven...
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Phoenix Japanese Garden to host Bonsai & Pottery exhibit, Nov. 17, 10AM – 4PM

<Forwarded for the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix> The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix celebrates Bonsai & Pottery Exhibit PHOENIX – The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix invites residents to its 4th Annual Bonsai Exhibit sponsored by Scottsdale Bonsai Society, Phoenix Bonsai Society and Nakama Bonsai Kai. The word “Bonsai” is a Japanese term, which translates as “planted in a container. “This art form is derived from an ancient Chinese horticultural practice, part of which was then redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism. It has been around for well over a thousand years. This year we will...
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Union Church of Los Angeles to present Harvest Concert, Oct. 28, 2PM

Union Church of Los Angeles Harvest Concert Jazz, Classic, Mariachi, Rock, Taiko & More October 28, 2018 2:00 pm, Doors Open at 12:30 pm $15 suggested donation Union Church of Los Angeles 401 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 629-3876
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Cultural News 2018 Fall Issue just published

Cultural News 2018 Fall Issue just published
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Asia America Symphony Association to present David Benoit fundraiser concert at the Palos Verdes Golf Club, Nov. 11 at 5:00PM

The Asia America Symphony Association and Palos Verdes Golf Club present a David Benoit Dinner Concert & All-Star Jam Session on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 5:00 pm. Palos Verdes Golf Club 3301 Via Campesina Palos Verdes Estates, CA Limited Seating Tickets: $130 Tickets may be purchased online at the following link: http://aasymphony.org/november-11th-pvgc-dinner-concert-with-david-benoit/ (310) 377-8977
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Educational center on valor of Japanese American veterans presenting “Defining Courage” exhibition

Go For Broke Defining Courage

Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Defining Courage Exhibition www.goforbroke.org In May 2016, the Go For Broke National Education Center opened the interpretive exhibition to the public. The interpretive Defining Courage Exhibition is a hands-on and participatory learning center in the heart of Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo historic district. The exhibition explores the concept of courage through the lives of the young Japanese Americans of World War II, and asks modern visitors to act with similar courage in their own lives. The exhibition is one-of-a-kind in its dynamic, hands-on, and experience-based...
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WDC / Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries: “Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection” opening Sept. 29,

Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries acquires Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection of Japanese photographs The Smithsonian’s the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington DC announce that Freer and Sackler Galleries have acquired the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection of Japanese photographs. To celebrate the acquisition, the Freer and Sackler Galleries will open the exhibition “Japan Modern: Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection” on Sept. 29, 2018. The exhibition will run through Jan. 21, 2019. To read about exhibitions of Japanese art, subscribe monthly Cultural News. http://www.culturalnews.com/subscription
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Sacrament 2019: Crocker Art Museum to present “Chiura Obata: An American Modern” June 23 – Sept. 29, 2019

Crocker Art Museum 216 O Street Sacrament, CA 95814
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LA Art Show (Modern + Contemporary) Jan. 23-27, 2019

LA Convention Center, West Hall LAARTSHOW.COM
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Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Exhibition at Portland Museum of Art, Maine, ongoing

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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2018 / Japanese American National Museum: Annual Kokoro Craft Boutique, Oct 7

Japanese American National Museum
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