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Young Professionals Midsummer Matsuri & Karaoke Party

[Japan Society Young Professionals] Wednesday, July 26, 7:00 pm

New York's Young Professionals are invited to join us for a night of networking, singing, eating and drinking!

With MC Brian Walters, host of BATSU!

PLEASE NOTE: Corporate Member company employees should select “Corporate Member employee” tickets on the next page. Please do not input the Corporate Member coupon for this event on the “Review Your Order” screen that follows. If you have any questions, please contact our box office at (212) 715-1258 between 11 am and 7 pm Monday-Friday and 11 am and 5 pm on weekends.

Check the Society's Corporate member list (PDF) below to take advantage of the membership discount.

Japan Society List of Corporate Members

7/26/2017 7:00 PM
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Wed, Jul 26
7:00 PM
Young Professional
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Connoisseurship: 1980s Japanese Photography

[Workshop] Thursday, July 27, 6:30 PM

Master the art of discernment in this groundbreaking, hands-on discussion and viewing focusing on photo prints and photobooks of the 1980s, a little understood and rarely discussed period in the history of Japanese photography. Complimentary snacks and sake will be provided.

7/27/2017 6:30 PM
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Thu, Jul 27
6:30 PM
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The Art of Origami in Your Mathematics and ELA Classroom
[2-Day Workshop for Educators] August 1 & 15, 9 AM-4 PM

Looking for creative ways to teach math concepts?  Join this NYC Department of Education accredited one (1) unit interactive workshop designed to equip educator and adult participants with tools to bring the “real world” into the math classroom.  Participants will also hone lesson design and infuse lessons with deep cultural connections to Japan, its people, and worldview. Through the art of ORIGAMI (paper-folding), participants will learn to fold animals, boxes, and geometric figures that are used to explore and explain a wide variety of mathematical ideas, foster conversations about deep mathematical and literary concepts, and provide motivation for developing common mathematical and socials studies language. 

Open to general public and educators: 1P credit available from the NYC Department of Education
Generous support for this course is provided by the US-Japan Foundation.
8/1/2017 9:00 AM
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Tue, Aug 1
9:00 AM
Murase Room
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The Art of Origami: Tuesday, August 1

[1-Day a la carte Workshop for Educators] August 1, 9 AM-4 PM
8/1/2017 9:00 AM
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Tue, Aug 1
9:00 AM
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The Art of Ink: Summer Immersion Workshop for High School Students

[Student Program] August 7—11, 2017 (5 Days), 1—5 PM
Student Exhibition: August 11, 6 PM

Explore the world Japanese ink art in a one-week workshop that exposes you to the fundamentals of the traditional and modern art forms of sumi-e, calligraphy, fish printing and more. Learn from professional working artists, including master calligrapher Masako Inkyo, sumi-e artist Ayakoh Furukawa and printmaker Joe Mullins, as you practice traditional techniques and methods and make your own unique work. Exhibit your favorite pieces in a student exhibition open to family and friends.

Tuition: $300/$250 Japan Society members
Needs-based scholarship available. Apply today!

8/7/2017 1:00 PM
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Mon, Aug 7
1:00 PM
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The Art of Origami: Tuesday, August 15

[1-Day a la carte Workshop for Educators] August 15, 9 AM-4 PM
8/15/2017 9:00 AM
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Tue, Aug 15
9:00 AM
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Four Nights of Dream
A frustrated samurai. An unwieldy herd of pigs. A
mysterious murder. A woman's dying wish. Four surreal
stories from Japanese author Natsume Soseki's (1867-
1916) Ten Nights of Dream come to life in Four Nights
of Dream
(2008), a contemporary chamber opera that
traverses the subconscious through colorful melodies and
piercing emotions. For this new production, New York
vocalists and Tokyo instrumentalists come together to
perform within a spellbinding and ever-morphing set.
9/13/2017 To 9/16/2017
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Wed, Sep 13
7:30 PM
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