Tasty Creations: Vegan Sushi
[Workshop] June 2, 6:30 PM
Love sushi and looking to enjoy more fresh, delicious vegetables? At this workshop, plant-based food creator Keiko Tanaka introduces sushi-making techniques that you can bring back to your home kitchen using flavorful, seasonal veggies.
Next event6/2/2020 6:30 PM
Japanese Textiles: New Perspectives
[Gallery Event] June 7, 11 AM
Elizabeth Wilson, co-founder and owner of Asiatica, a fashion retailer that specializes in making artisanal clothing from vintage and contemporary Japanese textiles, will be in discussion with Thomas Murray, author of the recently published Textiles of Japan (Prestel, 2018). The conversation, which will center on boro and other Japanese textiles, will be moderated by Dr. Monika Bincsik of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Next event6/7/2020 11:00 AM
Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Sake Etiquette
[Lecture] June 11, 6:30 PM
Have you ever wondered about the best way to warm sake, the proper etiquette for pouring for a group of friends, or how to drink an "overflow" pour without feeling foolish? Now is your chance to learn the intricacies of Japanese sake customs and take your connoisseurship to the next level. At Japan Society’s 23rd Annual Sake Lecture and Tasting, sake expert Timothy Sullivan reveals the must-know etiquette and manners for an authentic sake experience.
Next event6/11/2020 6:30 PM
I am in a body
[Contemporary Dance] June 24, 7:30 PM
June 25, 7:30 PM
June 26, 7:30 PM
With an uncanny and innate ability to express the inexpressible, dancer and film star Min Tanaka returns to New York City with a world premiere performance featuring himself and a cast of five American performers. This landmark piece, which seeks to dissect the relationship between words and the body, will be the first time since 1997 that Min has collaborated with American dancers. In conjunction with the creation of this piece, Min will also perform his legendary site-specific solo performances called ba-odori (or, “dance in a place”) at various outdoor spaces across Manhattan and Brooklyn. Be on the lookout for more details about Min’s ba-odori performances later this spring.
Next event6/24/2020 7:30 PM
Painting Edo: Early Modern Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection
[Lecture] October 27, 6:30 PM
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.
Next event10/27/2020 6:30 PM