Gallery


Gallery

Japan Society Gallery is among the premier institutions in the U.S. for the exhibition of Japanese art. Extending in scope from prehistory to the present, the Gallery’s exhibitions since 1971 have covered topics as diverse as classical Buddhist sculpture and calligraphy, contemporary photography and ceramics, samurai swords, export porcelain, and masterpieces of painting from the thirteenth to the twenty-first century. Each exhibition, with its related catalogue and public programs, is a unique cultural event that illuminates familiar and unfamiliar fields of art.


Upcoming Exhibition



Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise
Opening October 20, 2017


Catalogues

Catalogues of past exhibitions are available for purchase online or at the Welcome Desk at Japan Society.


Upcoming Events

Become a Docent

Gallery Docents: Volunteer docents attend four training programs per year on Japanese art topics related to our gallery exhibitions, and commit to leading a minimum of two tours per month. If you are interested in volunteering at the Gallery, please email mchagnon@japansociety.org.

Visitor Information

Gallery Hours:
The Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for the installation of Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise, opening October 20, 2017.
 


Exhibitions and Arts & Culture Lecture Programs at Japan Society are made possible in part by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund, the Mary Griggs Burke Endowment Fund established by the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation, Chris A. Wachenheim and Friends of the Gallery.  Additional support for Japan Society’s Gallery is provided by Mrs. Jane B. DeBevoise, Laurel Gonsalves and Miyeko Murase.  Support for Arts & Culture Lecture Programs is provided, in part, by the Sandy Heck Lecture Fund.

Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948), Staircase at Villa Farnese II, Caprarola, 2016, Gelatin Silver Print, 58.7 x 47 in (149.2 x 119.4 cm) © Hiroshi Sugimoto

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