2021 / Hollywood: Japan House to host “Nature/ Supernature” exhibition on Level 2 Gallery, May 05 – May 31

JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles, a Japanese cultural destination in the heart of Hollywood,is pleased to welcome back in-person visitors to the Level 2 Gallery for the Nature/ Supernature exhibit starting Monday, April 5.

Complimentary exhibition tickets for small groups can now be reserved through JAPAN HOUSE’s new online reservation system.

Additionally, walk-ins are invited as space safely allows. JAPAN HOUSE Gallery is located at Level 2 of Hollywood & Highland Center. The gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., with the last reservation block at 5:30 p.m.

Nature/Supernature Exhibition through May 31

This powerful exhibition of over sixty Japanese prints from the Scripps College collection features works by some of Japan’s finest artists such as Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) portraying not only gorgeous vistas of the Japanese landscape, but also the fascinating deities and supernatural creatures believed to inhabit and influence nature – from ghosts, to shape-shifting animals, to trickster spirits. In-Person Ticket Reservations are required at : https://japanhousela.swoogo.com/Reservations

Virtual Tour is available at: https://www.japanhousela.com/exhibitions/nature-supernature/

Webinar | Scenic Views and Supernatural
Beings: New Themes in 19th-century Ukiyo-e Prints, April 19, 6:00PM

Why were there so many views of nature and images of supernatural beings in Japanese prints of the 19th century?
Professor Ryo Akama from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto

Hollis Goodall from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

This webinar will be held on Monday, April 19, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, PDT. Registration required at: https://www.japanhousela.com/events/scenic-views-and-supernatural-beings/