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    • Tools for Working Wood

      Tools for Working Wood

      Friday, April 16, 11 AM
      Thursday, May 13, 6 PM

      Connect with us in this two-part video series on Instagram and dive deeper into how Japanese tools are used.
    • Get to Know Japan: Kanagawa

      Get to Know Japan: Kanagawa

      Monday, November 2 — Wednesday, June 30

      Discover the charms of Kanagawa! Located just south of Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture is a unique mixture of Japanese and foreign roots. Famed for such sites as the cosmopolitan port city of Yokohama, the grand Buddhist temples of Kamakura, and the quaint hot spring town of Hakone, Kanagawa is the perfect balance of traditional and modern Japan. 
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    • To the Ends of the Earth

      To the Ends of the Earth

      Now Streaming

      In this international co-production by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, a young television host is sent to Uzbekistan with a small crew to shoot an episode for a travel show.
    • Manga Workshop: Basics for Aspiring Artists

      Manga Workshop: Basics for Aspiring Artists

      Wednesday, February 3 — Wednesday, April 21

      With this series, manga enthusiasts can transform their imaginations into their very own manga. This ten-session course for beginner artists will establish the basic drawing skills, character design and story development needed for manga design.
    • True Mothers

      True Mothers

      Now Streaming

      Weaving multiple timelines and genres with a contemplative pacing and keen sense of place, hallmarks of Kawase’s work, True Mothers is “a deeply touching celebration of women who assume duties of love, support and compassion” (Awards Watch).
    • Japanese for Kids

      Japanese for Kids

      Sunday, February 7 — Sunday, April 25

      Learn Japanese through a series of fun, interactive course designed just for kids! This fall, we are offering new exploratory sessions for children ages 3-5 and 6-10.
    • When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan

      When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan

      Thursday, March 11 — Sunday, July 11

      This spring, Japan Society is pleased to reopen to the public with the upcoming exhibition When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan. Opening on the tenth anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the exhibition celebrates the resilient spirit of Japanese architecture and craftsmanship through woodworking tools, architectural patterns, and models.
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    • Sake Cocktails: Sakura Celebration

      Sake Cocktails: Sakura Celebration

      Thursday, April 22, 6:30 PM

      At this virtual workshop, Sake Samurai Chris Johnson along with good friend and cocktail wizard Warren Hode, guide participants through mixing original sake cocktail creations inspired by the spring blooms.
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    • Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners

      Friday, April 23, 12 PM
      Monday, April 26, 6:30 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Japanese Trial Lesson for Beginners, taught by Japanese instructors at the Language Center. These lessons are meant for persons with no previous knowledge of Japanese. 
    • Fundamentals of Kanji: Part 1 & 2

      Fundamentals of Kanji: Part 1 & 2

      Friday, April 23, 6:30 PM
      Friday, April 30, 6:30 PM

      In these workshops, you will be guided through the fundamental concepts of Kanji structure, bushu (radicals), on & kun readings, and more.

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