Special Event

<i>OBAKE!</i><br />An Evening of Ghosts, Spirits, & Fun

An Evening of Ghosts, Spirits, & Fun

Friday, October 29, 2010 — 10 PM

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861), The Ghost of Asakura Tōgo Attacks Orikoshi Masatomo (detail). Color woodblock. American Friends of the British Museum (The Arthur R. Miller Collection), 19612.

Kick off your Halloween weekend—Japanese style—and join us as we thank our members for their support and welcome our new friends. Put on your Japan-inspired attire and enjoy a special evening at Japan Society. Watch a ghostly film, take night gallery tours, indulge in Japanese treats and libations, and meet fellow lovers of Japan.

Special thanks to the Tottori Prefectural Government and the Japan Local Government Center for their in-kind support.

Special gift courtesy of Kidrobot for the best costume!     

7:00-10:00 PM - Food, drinks and music by DJ Aki
7:30-9:00 PM - Screening of House (Hausu) by acclaimed director Nobuhiko Obayashi
8:00-8:30 PM - Gallery tour with docent extraordinaire David Morss
9:00-9:30 PM - Second gallery tour
9:30 PM - Best costume prize announcement

FREE for Japan Society members / $15 non-members.

Members: Please call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258 to reserve your complimentary tickets to this event.

Non-members: Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. - Fri. 11 am - 6 pm, Weekends 11 am - 5 pm.

For more information, please call (212) 715-1270 or e-email membership@japansociety.org.

Become a member here!

House is Not Rated. Please be advised that there are images of violence in the film. Alcoholic beverages will be available only to those over 21 years of age. ID required.

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