Business & Policy

Japan Society’s Business & Policy Program hosts public and invitation-only programs for the international business and policy community covering the people and issues that define the U.S.-Japan relationship in a regional and global context.

Education Programs

Through exciting online and on-site programing, Japan Society's Education Programs bring Japan to American schools and communities and bring together Japanese and American students.

Family Programs

Japan Society's Family Programs bring together diverse communities to experience Japanese culture through storytelling, art making workshops and festivals.


Japan Society Film screens a diverse selection of classic and contemporary Japanese cinema throughout the year—including retrospectives, thematic series and special screenings—and organizes JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film, the largest festival of its kind in North America.


Japan Society's Gallery is among the premier institutions in the U.S. for the exhibition, research and publication of Japanese art.

Innovators Network

The Innovators Network makes real world impact through thoughtful examination of key issues, new ideas and emerging social trends in the U.S., Japan and around the world. It facilitates unique opportunities for leaders to share knowledge and insights, and to catalyze positive social change.

Language Center

The Language Center offers 13 comprehensive levels of Japanese language from beginning to advanced, including special topic based courses, JLPT prep/kanji, intensive weekend, workshops and language exchange events. Shodō (Japanese calligraphy), English Conversation (ESL), and Japanese-Language Teacher Training courses are also offered.

Performing Arts

Since 1953, Japan Society Performing Arts has been committed to presenting both traditional arts from Japan as well as the most recent innovations in contemporary music, dance and theater.


The Talks+ Program brings together leading thinkers and practitioners to provide provocative discussions on diverse topics including social issues, aesthetics, consumer culture and technology.
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