Press Center

Welcome to Japan Society's online Press Office. Members of the media may view and download information about our current and upcoming exhibitions and programs, access the press release archive, and request links to download high-resolution images and video. For all interview requests and specific inquiries, please contact our press team directly.

Allison Rodman
Director, Communications
arodman@japansociety.org

日本語でのプレスに関するお問い合わせはマリカ絵美(Emarica@japansociety.org)までご連絡ください。

Recent Press Releases

Merit E. Janow Named Japan Society Board Chair (ENG), June 22, 2022
Merit E. Janow Named Japan Society Board Chair (日本語), June 22, 2022

Business & Policy: The Okinawa & U.S.-Japan Security Alliance in Critical Times (ENG), May 18, 2022
Business & Policy: The Okinawa & U.S.-Japan Security Alliance in Critical Times (日本語), May 24, 2022

Series: Okinawa in Focus: Revisiting the Archipelago 50 Years After Its Reversion to Japan (ENG), May 12, 2022
Series: Okinawa in Focus: Revisiting the Archipelago 50 Years After Its Reversion to Japan (日本語), May 12, 2022

Globus Film Series: Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections (ENG), April 13, 2022
Globus Film Series: Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections (日本語), April 28, 2022

Exhibition: Kazuko Miyamoto: To perform a line (ENG), April 7, 2022
Exhibition: Kazuko Miyamoto: To perform a line 「宮本和子: 挑む線」 (日本語), April 11, 2022

Business & Policy: Asia's Geopolitical Landscape (ENG), April 18, 2022
Business & Policy: Asia's Geopolitical Landscape (日本語), April 20, 2022

Film: Monthly Anime (日本語), April 5, 2022

Film: Ainu Monsir (日本語), April 19, 2022

Performing Arts: OKI: Music of the Ainu (ENG), March 15, 2022
Performing Arts: OKI: Music of the Ainu (日本語), April 19, 2022

Talks: Concrete Paradise: Okinawan Brutalist Architecture (ENG), March 6, 2022
Talks: Concrete Paradise: Okinawan Brutalist Architecture (日本語), March 10, 2022

Performing Arts: Waves Across Time: Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa (ENG), February 11, 2022
Performing Arts: Waves Across Time: Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa (日本語), March 7, 2022

Performing Arts: Shomyo: Buddhist Ritual Chant—Spiral Mandala Ceremony (ENG), January 27, 2022
Performing Arts: Shomyo: Buddhist Ritual Chant—Spiral Mandala Ceremony (日本語), January 27, 2022

Business & Policy: Climate Change & the Blue Economy: Diving into Okinawa’s Waters (ENG), January 21, 2022

Talks: Japanese Pop Culture: Connecting the World through Manga and Anime on (ENG), January 12, 2022
Talks: Japanese Pop Culture: Connecting the World through Manga and Anime on (日本語), January 20, 2022

Film: Monthly Classics Series Monthly Classics Series Returns with Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha, Kobayashi’s Harakiri and more! (ENG), January 12, 2022
Film: Monthly Classics Series Monthly Classics Series Returns with Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha, Kobayashi’s Harakiri and more! (日本語), January 13, 2022

Talks: Get To Know Japan Series: Kanagawa - Maguro 101: Gourmet Tuna from Misaki Port (ENG), December 17, 2021
Talks: Get To Know Japan Series: Kanagawa - Maguro 101: Gourmet Tuna from Misaki Port (日本語), December 20, 2021

Performing Arts: Contemporary Dance Festival: Japan + East Asia (ENG), December 2, 2021
Performing Arts: Contemporary Dance Festival: Japan + East Asia (日本語), December 8, 2021

Architecture as Environment: A Conversation with Kengo Kuma and Toshiko Mori (ENG), November 22, 2021
Architecture as Environment: A Conversation with Kengo Kuma and Toshiko Mori (日本語), December 1, 2021

Performing Arts: Cooking Up (ENG), (November 8, 2021)
Performing Arts: Cooking Up (日本語), (November 8, 2021)

Films: Flash Forward: Debut Works and Recent Films by Notable Japanese Directors (ENG), (November 4, 2021)
Films: Flash Forward: Debut Works and Recent Films by Notable Japanese Directors (日本語) (November 10, 2021)

Exhibition: Shikō Munakata: A Way of Seeing (ENG), (November 3, 2021)
Exhibition: Shikō Munakata: A Way of Seeing (日本語) (November 3, 2021)

Business & Policy: Eiichi Shibusawa: The Spirit of Japanese Ethical Capitalism & Sustainability (ENG) (November 1, 2021)
Business & Policy: Eiichi Shibusawa: The Spirit of Japanese Ethical Capitalism & Sustainability (日本語) (November 1, 2021)

Performing Arts: SHEEP #1 (ENG), (November 14, 2021)
Performing Arts: SHEEP #1 (日本語), (October 10, 2021)

Business & Policy: Adjusting to the New Normal: COVID-19 & Mental Health (ENG), (October 8, 2021)

Business & Policy: Fumio Kishida: What's Next for Japan's New Leader? (ENG) (October 1, 2021)
Business & Policy: Fumio Kishida: What's Next for Japan's New Leader? (日本語) (October 1, 2021)

Zen and Japanese Spiritual Practices (ENG) (September 30, 2021)
Zen and Japanese Spiritual Practices (日本語) (September 30, 2021)

The Japanese Garden: Living Classroom of Nature, Architecture & Culture (ENG) (September 14, 2021)
The Japanese Garden: Living Classroom of Nature, Architecture & Culture (日本語) (September 14, 2021)

Business & Policy: Toward a Sustainable Future: Climate & Environmental Policy in Japan & the U.S. (September 13, 2021)

Performing Arts: Japan Society & Chocolate Factory Theater Present The Nosebleed (August 24, 2021)

Film: JAPAN CUTS Adds the International Premiere of Hiruko the Goblin to Its Slate (August 8, 2021)

Film: 15th Annual JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 20, 2021)

Institution: Mera Foundation Endowment (June 30, 2021)

PA: Performing Arts 21-22 Program (June 29, 2021)

Film: Tragedies of Youth (June 25, 2021)

Institution: Passing the Torch Program Series (June 10, 2021)

Institution: Japan Society’s Annual Dinner (June 6, 2021)

Film: Cinema As Struggle (June 3, 2021)

Film: Spring/Summer 21 Programming (May 25, 2021)

Performing Arts: The Dark Master (May 12, 2021)

Exhibition: When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan (ENG) (February 11, 2021)
Exhibition: When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan (日本語) (February 11, 2021)

Film: 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001 - 2020 (January 7, 2021)

Exhibition: From Here to There (September 10, 2020)

Performing Arts: Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Performing Arts Season (July 29, 2020)

Film: 14th Annual JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (June 24, 2020)

Exhibition: Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics (February 10, 2020)

Institution: Dr. Joshua W. Walker Named Japan Society President and CEO (October 1, 2019)

Exhibition: Made in Tokyo: Architecture and Living, 1964/2020 (September 9, 2019)

Institution: Retirement of President Motoatsu Sakurai (May 15, 2019)