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Teacher & K-12

Education Program sparks interest in Japan through a suite of family, school and educators programs.

School Gallery Tours invite students to observe, discuss, and explore various Japanese art forms and their rich historical backgrounds through seasonal exhibitions led by experienced museum educators and teaching artists.

Japan Society Arts and Culture Workshops introduce and connect students to the dynamic historic and contemporary culture of Japan through engaging workshops led by experienced teaching artists.

Japan Society School Partnerships (JSSPs) are long-term, multi-year partnerships with a select group of New York City public schools from underserved communities.

Online and in-person opportunities for educators to learn and develop new lesson plans.

A collection of recorded video resources for educators to use as resources for their classrooms.

This 3-week culturally immersive program brings 10 selected U.S. high school students to Japan to meet with industry leaders, experience daily life with a host family and travel to historical sites.

Provides a variety of resources about Japan to educators for use in the K-12 classroom. Through these classroom ready resources, educators are able to expand and deepen their teaching on Japan.

The Japan Society School Partnerships program is made possible by a generous grant from MetLife Foundation and supported by United States-Japan Foundation and MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group).

The Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership program is supported by generous grants from an anonymous family foundation, ITO EN (North America) INC., Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), and The Norinchukin Foundation. Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

Education and Family Programs are generously supported by an anonymous donor; Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); ORIX Corporation USA; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; The Masako Mera and Koichi Mera, PhD Fund for Education and the Arts; The Norinchukin Foundation; Hiroko Onoyama; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; and Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II.