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2104 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena / Tea Ceremony / Oct 19 at 3 pm

On Sunday, October 19, 2014, celebrate autumn with a special evening at the stunning Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena. Learn about the “Way of Tea,” the sacred Japanese tea ceremony that embodies harmony, respect and tranquility. The skilled host will demonstrate the ceremonial preparation and presentation, and explain the meaning behind these time-honored rituals....
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2014 / Japanese stories to be staged at Huntington Library’s family day program, Oct. 11

Momotaro by Grateful Crane

Japanese American musical troupe The Grateful Crane Ensemble will be featured at “A Celebration of Stories” one-day family program celebrating all things literary in the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino on Saturday, Oct. 11. Books will be brought to life through performances in the gardens along with reading, children’s craft activities,...
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2014 / Huntington Library names a scholar from Australia as new curator of the Chinese garden

Forwarded for The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens September 11, 2014 Duncan Campbell joins Huntington staff as Curator and Director of the new Center for East Asian Garden Studies SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has named Duncan M. Campbell, former professor of Chinese studies at the Australian...
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2014 / Japanese garden masters to demonstrate skills of trimming Black Pines in “ueki” style, June 8

Ueki style trimming at Japanese garden

  The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach Sunday, June 8, from 9:00 am – noon,  “Ueki” style pruning of the Black Pines Set www.csulb.edu/jgarden Ueki masters will demonstrate how to trim Japanese Black Pine trees in ueki style on Sunday, June 8 at the Earl Burns Miller Japanese...
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2014 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena to open to the public, Jan. 26

Privately owned historic, peaceful the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena will hold the Open Day on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, from 10:00 am through 4:00 pm. Admissions are $10 at the gate, $7.50 at the online reservation: http://japanesegardenpasadena.com The open day will be held on the last Sunday of every month. The Storrier...
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2014 / Huntington Library to host exhibition of natural rocks that evoking emotion, Dec 26 -31, & Jan 2

Viewing stone exibition at Huntington

The members of California Aiseki Kai will present their 24th Annual exhibition of viewing stones at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in San Marino near Pasadena. In this year, the exhibition will take place in a new location, the Botanical Center, which is just a few feet from the main entrance.    There will...
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2013 / Huntington Library to host East Asian garden symposium, Sept 28

Huntington Library East Asian Gardens Symposium

The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens will host  one-day symposium “East Asian Gardens as Social Spaces” on Saturday, Sept 28, from 8:30 am through 5:00 pm. Registration deadline is Sept. 16. Registration fee is $15, and optional buffet lunch is $16. For registration form, click here or mbailey@huntington.org or (626) 405-3503. This...
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2013 / Cancelled / Huntington Library’s Garden Lecture Series “Ikebana and Contemporary Art” on Feb 19

20130215 Ikebana Contemporary Art

The Huntington Library Chinese and Japanese Garden Lecture Series “Ikebana and Contemporary Art” on Feb 19 is cancelled. + Karin Higa, former senior curator of art at the Japanese American National Museum, will lecture about “Ikebana and Contemporary Art” on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 pm at the Huntington Library, Friends’ Hall. Free and...
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2013 / Huntington Library awarded with Japan’s Foreign Minister Commendation for promoting U.S.-Japan friendship

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  On Feb. 1, 2013, the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles conferred on the Huntington Library, Art Collection and Botanical Gardens, the Foreign Minister’s Commendation in recognition of their contribution to the promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and the U.S. through years of active involvement with Japan’s national symbol sakura (cherry...
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