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Japan Information Center Gallery

August 13 -


 


Permanent Exhibition
常設展
 
          
 
Japan Information Center Gallery, Consulate General of Japan in New York
299 Park Avenue, 18th Floor, NYC
9:30AM - 4:00PM (closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays)
Admission:Free * Photo ID required / 無料 *入館にはphoto IDをお持ちください
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   Performing Arts & Films

October 18 - 21


 
Chelsea Film Festival
AMC Loews 34th Street
312 W 34th St, New York
OFUKU-MOTHER by Yuto Obara OFUKU-LOSE WAY by Yuto Obara MAKI by Naghmeh Shirkhan
image:
Admission: $13
How to buy tickets:
WEB:www.chelseafilm.org

October 21
3-4PM


 
Expressions in Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Dance
古典と創作:日本 舞踊とバレー
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street NYC
The Salon Series No.63 will explore the great possibilities of contemporary expressions and creations based on centuries-old Japanese traditions. Shoko Tamai, Artistic Director of Ninja Ballet is invited as a guest artist. Sharing the theme of Sky and Water, the program will present classical a work by Dancejapan ensemble, titled Seiten no Tsuru (Cranes in the Blue Sky), and original work by Sachiyo Ito Umie (To the Sea), and Tamai will present her classical dance and her own creation. The program will conclude with an improvisation on the theme accompanied by vocalist Beth Griffith and Percussionist Yukio Tsuji.
Admission: $20 (General), $15 (Student and Senior)
How to buy tickets:sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com or Tel: 212-627-0265
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Exhibitions

Aug 9 -Dec 14 (M-F 9 am to 4 pm)


 
Exhibition of Paintings by Japanese artist Tokujiro Nishi
Paul Peck Alumni Center Gallery, Drexel University
32nd and Market Streets, Philadelphia PA
The exhibition highlights historical relationship between Phiadelphia and Japan throught art.
Admission:Free
WEB:drexel.edu/

Sep. 7 - Dec. 15
Opens only Thursday, Friday, Sturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


 
Elements of the Nature
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
4881 Broadway, New York
Uptown Manhattan, Inwood local Japanese Painting Artist Takashi Harada showcases his NIHONGA artworks. He uses “NIHONGA” Japanese traditional painting technique to express atmospheric images from natural habitat. Mid and small size artworks will be shown.
image:"Yanagi" Takashi Harada

Sep. 11 - Oct. 27
Mon-Fri7:00am-10:30pm, Sat 7:00am-11:00pm, Sun 8:00am-10:00pm


 
Colors in th Woods
Indian Road Cafe
600 West 218th Street, New York
Jason Minter, Curator Jeff Hoppa and Indian Roadshows presents “Colors in the Woods: Paintings by Takashi Harada.” Exhibition of most recent Mixed Media artwork by Japanese painter and Inwood resident Takashi Harada.
image:"Garden" by Takashi Harada

September 27 - December 12


 
Earth Manual Project - This Could Save Your Life
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons School of Design
2 West 13th Street, New York
Exhibition showcasing some of the best practices for dealing with disasters at different stages—from preparedness education to response and relief efforts—with a particular focus on creative design ideas. Originating in Japan, the exhibition features work from countries where natural disasters are frequent, such as Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Projects introduced in the exhibition utilize distinctly creative and innovative approaches to disaster issues.
 
image:“Lost Homes” Model, Osamu Tsukihashi Photo courtesy: KIITO
Admission:Free
WEB:www.newschool.edu/

Oct. 6- 16
Reception: Oct. 5 6:00-
Mon-Thu 12:00-6:00 Sat 12:00-3:00
Sun Closed


 
Reiko Yashiro FIBER WORKS, Nobuko Hiroi TRAVELING TEXTILES
Tenri Cultural Institute New York
43A West 13th Street, New York
ファイバーアーティスト八代利江子はテレビ(紅白歌合戦など)や舞台の中で、アートとデザインの融合した美術を作り上げるクリエーターである。素材には紙、布、糸を使い輪廻転生を表現している。ひろいのぶこは人類に”最も身近な糸や布”を用いて創作する京都のアーティスト。技法や素材から誘発されるイメージを大切に平面や立体を問わず自由に造形を試みる。「旅する布」というタイトルは制作工程に流れる時間や、移動した空間を含んでおり、人もまた1枚の布であると、ひろいは考える。
Admission:Free
WEB:www.tenri.org
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   Music

November 17 at 8pm
November 18 at 7pm


 
Goshu Ondo Suite by Eri Yamamoto
Studios of the Paul Taylor Dance Company
551 Grand Street, New York
From the mind of composer and celebrated jazz pianist Eri Yamamoto, traditional Japan meets NYC in a joyful meeting of musical cultures, brought to life by award-winning choir Choral Chameleon and Eri Yamomoto Trio. Goshu Ondo Suite is inspired by Yamamoto’s childhood visiting her grandparents in Shiga prefecture. The choir will be doing the obon dance and Yamamoto’s trio will play driving jazz accompaniment underneath the traditional song.
Admission:$30 Advance, $20 Student/Senior, $30 Door
How to buy tickets:www.artful.ly/
WEB:www.choralchameleon.com

October 28, 2018
4:00 PM


 
Crimson Leaves
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13 Street, NY
Neave Piano Trio James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi Special guest: Brian Tairaku Ritchie, shakuhachi An intimate performance of chamber music that blurs the lines of world culture. The fiery rhythms of Iran, the sensuous passion of Argentina, the sudden drama of Hong Kong, the austere calm of Japan. Violin, cello, piano and shakuhachi come together in music by Amir Eslami, Astor Piazzolla, and Adrian Hon Chung Lam.
Admission:$25 general, $15 student and senior, under 12 free
How to buy tickets:www.brownpapertickets.com/
WEB:www.kyoshinan.org/
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   Lectures


 
Columbia Business School Lectures
October 15, 2018, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Rise of Japanese Cross-Border M&A...

Room 207, Warren Hall, Columbia Business School
1125 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

Satoshi Kitada, Managing Director, SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., will discuss key factors driving Japan's foreign acquisitions; why new shareholder rights create new demands on Japanese managers; and Japan's unique challenges in managing foreign operations.
Admission: Free
WEB:cjeb2018-kitada.eventbrite.com
 
November 8, 2018, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Private Equity Coming of Age in Japan

Room 303, Uris Hall, Columbia Business School
3022 Broadway, New York

Richard Folsom, Representative Partner at Advantage Partners, will discuss consistent PE transaction volume over the last 10 years; outlook for further market growth driven by founder/owner succession and corporate carveouts; attractive entry multiples; clear opportunities for post-investment operational improvement and value enhancement; and barriers to entry favoring long-term committed players with strong local teams
Admission: Free
WEB:cjeb2018-folsom.eventbrite.com

Oct. 17 6-8:30 PM


 
Going Global: The Future of Auto Tech Opportunities for U.S.-Japan-Israel Cooperation
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
We have already begun to see incredible changes in the automotive industry that will shape the future of transportation, business, and more. As artificial intelligence continues to unlock new possibilities for efficiency and safety, what impacts can we expect on society? With increasing access to self-driving technology, what problems may arise and what solutions must we begin to develop? Join us for a panel discussion on pioneer nations in auto tech: the United States, Japan, and Israel.
Admission:Free, but must register in advance.
WEB:www.japansociety.org/
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   Others

Oct. 13


 
Nihonga Workshop
Sato Sakura Gallery
501 W. 20th St. NYC
This hands-on event will familiarize you with the materials used within Nihonga paintings, such as mineral pigments, paper, gelatin, and more. You will discover how to combine these materials and create your very own Nihonga piece to bring home. New York-based Nihonga artists, Takashi harada and Kae Sato will be leading this workshop.
Admission:$60
WEB:www.eventbrite.com/

Oct. 20
11:30 am / 1:30 pm / 3:00 pm


 
Momiji Tea Ceremony
The Nippon Club 4th floor, Matsutake-no-ma
145 West 57th Street, New York
The Urasenke Tea ceremony classes of the Nippon Club Culture Courses would like to invite you to experience a Japanese traditional tea ceremony. The students in the three classes will give a special demonstration, and then serve you green tea. You can also enjoy Kakejiku (Japanese hanging scroll calligraphy) by Ms. Sunkin Takahashi, the Japanese Calligraphy instructor.
Admission:11:30AM & 1:30PM(Lunch/Green Tea & Sweets)$45,3:00PM(Green Tea & Sweets)$20. How to buy tickets:RSVP to the Nippon Club Culture Desk(Please reserve your spot by 10/18)
Phone 212-581-2223 or culture@nipponclub.org
WEB:www.nipponclub.org/


 
Talk+
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
October 24 at 6:30 PM
Crafting Beer: Traditional Techniques, Modern Brews

At this talk, Joshua M. Bernstein, beer journalist and author of Homebrew World: Discover the Secrets of the World's Leading Homebrewers, traces how Japanese sake techniques and producers are influencing today's beer trends. Followed by a tasting of Japanese craft beers and beers influenced by Japan. Must be 21 years of age, or older.
Tickets: $35/$30 Japan Society members, seniors & students
 
October 18 at 7:00 PM
The Tale of Genji in Word & Image

In this talk, Melissa McCormick, Professor of Japanese Art and Culture at Harvard University, provides an introduction to the Tale of Genji and its captivating visual world, focusing on the paintings and calligraphy of the 16th-century Genji Album in the Harvard Art Museums, the subject of her new publication, The Tale of Genji: A Visual Companion. Followed by a book signing reception.
Tickets: $15/$12 Japan Society members, seniors & students
 
November 3, 2018 at 2pm
Convenience Store Woman: Meet Author Sayaka Murata

Join us for an intimate talk with author Sayaka Murata, winner of the prestigious Akutagawa Prize and one of Japan's most highly acclaimed contemporary writers. Her English-language debut, Convenience Store Woman, provides a glimpse into Japanese society through the eyes of an observant misfit. At this program, Murata will discuss her recent work in conversation with translator Ginny Tapley Takemori. Followed by a book signing and Japanese convenience store themed reception.
Tickets: $15/$12 members, seniors & students
 
November 15, 2018 at 11:30am
Anibiz: Anime Business Conference

Get the scoop on the latest trends in the world of anime, manga, streaming and more at this professional panel. The Anime Business Conference is for professionals working in marketing, licensing, publishing, and entertainment as well as anyone seeking to understand upcoming trends in Japanese pop culture. Speaker list coming soon. Followed by a reception.
Tickets: $45/$40 members, seniors & students (Anime NYC tickets are not required)
 
December 7, 2018 at 6:30pm
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbling

Create beautiful patterned stationery using the ancient Japanese marbling technique of suminagashi. In this soothing art form, ink is floated on the surface of water and gently blown to produce intricately swirled patterns, each as unique as a fingerprint. At this workshop, Linh Truong, interdisciplinary artist and educator, teaches traditional suminagashi techniques and offers ideas for artistic experimentation. All materials included.
Tickets: $47/$42 members, seniors & students
WEB:www.japansociety.org/
image: Suminagashi pattern


 
Japan Society Family Program
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York
October 14 1-2 PM
Obake Friends

Enjoy an interactive reading of the popular Japanese children’s story Gracie Meets a Ghost by Keiko Sena and learn about the girl who decorated a whole village of friendly ghosts with her crayons! Decorate your own ghost costume with fabric markers just in time for Halloween! Designed for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. Space is limited to 30 people per class: advance registration required.
$15/$8 members; children ages 2 or under free. Advance registration required
 
October 28 11 AM-4PM
Obake Family Day

EXPLORE JAPAN’S GHOST WORLD THIS HALLOWEEN! Party with kooky yokai and shapeshifting obake creatures in this family-friendly spook-fest! Kids of all ages can come in costume and enjoy the thrills and chills of Halloween and the delights of fall festival—Japan-style!—with a kid-friendly haunted house, spooky animated short films and a live scary sound effects performance, ghost stories, mask-making, creepy candy sculptures, fall festival games and more!
Advance Tickets: Adults $15/$13 members; kids (ages 3-12) $10/$8 members Free for Cool Culture Members. Free for kids 2 and under.
Day-Of Tickets: Adults $18/$15 members; kids (ages 3-12) $13/$10 members Free for Cool Culture Members. Free for kids 2 and under.


 
Ikebana International Events
October 17, 2018 at 11:30 am
Ikebana Demonstration by Sogetsu - Soho Sakai

Nippon Club
145 W 57th St. NY

Ikebana demonstration by Sogetsu school
 
November 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Tour of Kimono Refashioned 1870’s – Now!

Newark Museum
49 Washington St. Newark, NJ

An exhibition of the Kyoto Costume Institute with Ikebana
 
December 5, 2018 at 11:30 am
Ikebana Demonstration by Ikenobo - Yuri Ishizuka

JAA
49 W. 45th St., 11th FL NY

Ikebana demonstration by Ikenobo school
 
February 6, 2019 at 11:30 am
An Exercise in Japanese Calligraphy& Mini Flower Show

JAA
49 W. 45th St., 11th FL NY

Japanese Art event with Ikebana
 
April 3, 2019
Joint Demonstration by Three Ikebana Schools

JAA
49 W. 45th St., 11th FL NY

Mini demonstration by three ikebana schools
 
May 17–Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Ikebana Display at Metropolitan Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue NYC

Ikebana display by IINY members

November 3
13:00-17:00


 
The University Of Tokyo NY Conference 2018
The Nippon Club
145 West 57th Street, NYC
The UTokyo NY Conference is an annual meeting to report on progress in studies supported by The University of Tokyo New York Office, Inc. We will also introduce research projects of The University of Tokyo in which further developments are expected. In particular, we will present on the prevention of infectious diseases by the rice-based "oral vaccine", and the development of new therapies for cancer and neuromuscular diseases.
Admission:Free
WEB:utny.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

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