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    • Points of Departure: Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum
      EXHIBITION

      Points of Departure: Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum

      Friday, March 7 — Sunday, June 8

      This spring, Japan Society Gallery presents Points of Departure: Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum. Over two thousand years of Japan's art-making history are detailed in over 70 paintings, prints, sculptures, and decorative objects drawn from Brooklyn's renowned collection of Japanese art.
    • Dances of Vice presents: Journey through Japan in Deco Style
      GALLERY EVENT

      Dances of Vice presents: Journey through Japan in Deco Style

      Saturday, April 19, 8 PM

      Dances of Vice presents Journey through Japan in Deco Style, a one-night-only party spectacular celebrating the Society's current exhibition Points of Departure: Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum.
    • Coach’s Next Chapter: Transforming into a Global Luxury Lifestyle Brand
      CORPORATE PROGRAM

      Coach’s Next Chapter: Transforming into a Global Luxury Lifestyle Brand

      Wednesday, April 23, 12 PM

      Victor Luis, recently named CEO of Coach, Inc., discusses his plans for Coach’s transformation into a global luxury lifestyle brand anchored in accessories in this Corporate Luncheon.

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    • Atomic Bomb Survivors Meet Harry Truman’s Grandson: Sharing Personal Stories
      STUDENT PROGRAM

      Atomic Bomb Survivors Meet Harry Truman’s Grandson: Sharing Personal Stories

      Tuesday, April 29, 9:30 AM

      More than 69 years have passed since President Harry S. Truman authorized the use of the atomic bomb against Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Two survivors, Ms. Reiko Yamada, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and Mr. Michio Hakariya, survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, share their reflections, remembrances and personal testimonies with Truman’s grandson, Mr. Clifton Truman Daniel.
    • Hitting the Mark? The Third Arrow in Sharper Focus
      CORPORATE PROGRAM

      Hitting the Mark? The Third Arrow in Sharper Focus

      Wednesday, April 30, 8 AM

      The Honorable Yasutoshi Nishimura, Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office and responsible for the three arrows of Abenomics, gives remarks on the progress and time frame of Prime Minister Abe’s growth strategy. Professor Heizo Takenaka of Keio University, a leading scholar on structural reforms, will also share his views. The speakers will also be joined by a panel of experts to discuss Japan’s present and future place within the global economy.

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    • Laudable Landscapes: Famous Places and the Japanese Tradition of Cultural Geography
      LECTURE

      Laudable Landscapes: Famous Places and the Japanese Tradition of Cultural Geography

      Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 PM

      In this lecture, Professor Robert Goree, Instructor of Japanese Literature at Boston University, explores famous places in landscapes featured in works in the exhibition Points of Departure.

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    • Revolutionizing Japan’s Information & Communications Security Environment
      CORPORATE PROGRAM

      Revolutionizing Japan’s Information & Communications Security Environment

      Friday, May 2, 6 PM

      With high-profile cases of cyber-attacks on governments and corporations occurring with ever greater frequency, there is intense pressure on institutions worldwide to secure their information and communication networks. In this lecture, His Excellency Ichita Yamamoto, Minister in Charge of Information Technology Policy, discusses how the Japanese government intends to achieve these goals and turn Japan into a world leader in IT security innovation.
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    • Veggetti, Kato and Nakamura  <br /><em>Project IX – Pleiades</em>
      MUSIC

      Veggetti, Kato and Nakamura
      Project IX – Pleiades

      Friday, May 2, 7:30 PM
      Saturday, May 3, 7:30 PM

      Italian choreographer Luca Veggetti premieres his latest piece at Japan Society. A collaborative work with distinguished Japanese artists Kuniko Kato and Megumi Nakamura, the show stems from the choreographic possibilities offered by Pleiades, a mesmerizing score by Greek composer Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) for a sextet of mixed percussion.
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    • Kodomo no hi: Children's Day
      FAMILY PROGRAM

      Kodomo no hi: Children's Day

      Sunday, May 11, 2 PM

      Led by Theatre Banana / Theatre Arts Japan-KIDS, enjoy Children’s Day with a fun theater performance introducing a classic Japanese children’s story featuring Peach Boy (Momotaro) and festival-related song and dance. Children will create their own samurai helmets (kabuto) and carp streamers (koinobori), traditional Children’s Day decorations.
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    • Into the Fog with Fujiko Nakaya
      LECTURE

      Into the Fog with Fujiko Nakaya

      Tuesday, May 13, 6:30 PM

      Renowned artist Fujiko Nakaya, known for her pioneering use of fog as a sculptural medium and for being the first artist to create a sculptural fog environment, is joined by Henry Urbach, Director of The Glass House, as they explore her approach to this ephemeral and interactive medium.
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