Japan Society's Talks+ Program examines vital issues and themes in modern Japanese art, culture and design. Programming is designed to inform and to provide a gateway through which Americans can appreciate the powerful global influence of Japan’s culture and its many trend-defining artisans. Our programs bring together experts and practitioners for provocative discussions on diverse topics including aesthetics, consumer culture and cuisine.

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Get to Know Japan: Kanagawa

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Get to Know Japan: Kanagawa
Monday, November 2 — Wednesday, June 30
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An Art Progression from Buddhist Carving to Urushi ware, Kamakura-bori
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Crafting the Perfect Sake in Kanagawa
Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 PM
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Video Highlights

Konmari Your Life: Tidying Tips from Marie Kondo

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The Japanese Garden: Secrets of Natural Landscape Design

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Okinawa, the Birthplace of Karate

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Annual Sake Lecture and Tasting: Sake Etiquette

Talks+ Programs at Japan Society are generously sponsored by MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group).

Additional support is provided by an anonymous donor and the Sandy Heck Lecture Fund.

The Food Talk series is sponsored by Kikkoman Corporation.

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