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Japan Trip

"Mountains are not esteemed because they are high, but because they have trees." (Japanese Proverb)

FULL ITINERARY

This is a FOUR DAY Virtual Trip! Scroll down for each day’s itinerary.

Please Note:
Most Zoom programs for the Virtual trip to Japan will have:

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To Dial in: +1-929-205-6099 US (New York) or  +1-646-518-9805  US (New York)

Monday, October 19

1:00 PM
The Beauty and History of Japanese Gardens, with Kathy Crosby and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Japan House Flower Arranging

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Online Tour: The Stories and Materials behind Kyoto Embroidery

Kyo-nui is traditional embroidery produced in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. This exquisite and graceful embroidery, reflecting the genteel culture of Kyoto, requires the highest level and most meticulous skills.
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Online Tour: Forest Therapy: Sharpening Our Five Senses In The Vast Nature

With approximately 70% of the land covered in forests, Japan is one of the most heavily-forested countries in the world. Let’s explore it together.
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Japanese Recipes

Experience the taste of Japan! Click here to get amazing Japanese recipes.

Tuesday, October 20

1:00 PM
ORIGAMI, The Japanese art of paper folding with Kathleen Sheridan of ‘Origami and You’

You will need some sort of PAPER (printer paper, magazines, sheet music, or wrapping paper), cut into squares measuring 6×6, 7×7, 8×8, and/or 9×9, prior to class.
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Online Tour: Crafts Made By Nature

Explore the connection between Japan’s natural environment and its crafts.
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Japanese Recipes

Experience the taste of Japan! Click here to get amazing Japanese recipes.

 

7:00 PM
Karate for Senior Adults, with Sensei Isaac Tawil

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Online Tour: Japan, Kabuki, and Bunraku, A Crash Course in Japanese Theater

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Wednesday, October 21

1:00 PM
JAPANESE AESTHETICS: Exploring Japan’s Artistic Sensibilities, with the San Francisco Asian Art Museum

For the Japanese the functionality of an object was not enough; it also had to be aesthetically pleasing and display the skill of the artisan, the taste of the patron, and the values of the culture. Luxuriate in this fascinating program highlighting some of the exquisite objects in the Japanese collection of the Asian Art Museum.
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Online Lecture: “Collecting Japanese Prints in America: A Taste for Democracy?” with Christine Guth

Presented by The Frick Collection.
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Japanese Recipes

Experience the taste of Japan! Click here to get amazing Japanese recipes.

 

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Evening Entertainment: EAST MEETS WEST – KOTO CONCERT: GENJI

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Tuesday, October 27

2:30 PM
Culinary Arts for Senior Adults: Japanese Style with Chef Seth

Learn how to make delicious Japanese food with Chef Seth! The menu for this event is Beef Negimaki and Gyoza (Japanese dumplings).
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The Art of Soba Noodle Making in Japan

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Online Tour: Painting Edo, Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection

Painting Edo provides a window into the supremely rich visual culture of Japan’s early modern Edo period (1615–1868).
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6:30 PM
JAPAN SOCIETY LIVE WEBINAR: Painting Edo: Early Modern Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT WITH REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Japan’s Edo period (1615–1868) was an immensely innovative time, during which painters belonging to lineages old and new produced a wide spectrum of visually alluring works. Their paintings both reflected and constructed the pivotal early modern era, and the vibrant city for which it was named. The Harvard Art Museums has a long history of focusing on Japanese art, going back to the 1920s. This vision continues with the extraordinary promised gift of the collection of Robert and Betsy Feinberg, recently displayed in the largest special exhibition ever mounted at the museums. In this talk, Dr. Rachel Saunders, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Curator of Asian Art at the Harvard Art Museums, takes an in-depth look at some of the remarkable highlights of this exhibition of paintings from the Edo period. Presented by Japan Society NY.
This is a free event, with advance registration required. The program will be live-streamed through YouTube. Registrants will receive the viewing link by email on the event day.
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