Reiko Yamada’s Virtual Concert to Kick Off Japan Society’s Performing Arts Season

Reiko Yamada: Sound Installation for Silent Films Premieres October 21 at 8:00 p.m. Streaming on JapanSociety.org Admission: $15/$12 Japan Society members In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Japan Society has moved its programming for the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Performing Arts Season into the online arena with a robust selection of North American premieres in the fields of both theater and music. With New York … Continue reading Reiko Yamada’s Virtual Concert to Kick Off Japan Society’s Performing Arts Season

Japan Society to Host a Live Webinar on Next-Generation Prosthetics

Artificial Elegance: Japanese Prosthetics for World-Class Athletes Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Live Webinar Admission: Free Award-winning product designer Shunji Yamanaka joins Japan Society live from Tokyo to discuss his next-generation prosthetic creations, which have garnered the attention of world-class athletes. Rather than imitating the human form, Yamanaka designs artificial limbs that are sleek and streamlined, optimized for both peak functionality and aesthetic appeal. … Continue reading Japan Society to Host a Live Webinar on Next-Generation Prosthetics

Leaders of Nonprofits to Discuss Roles, Experiences During COVID-19 Era

Promoting Our Mission in the Age of COVID-19 Tuesday, April 21 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Live Webinar Admission: Free In the age of COVID-19 and restricted international travel and exchanges, U.S. non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting and strengthening U.S. relations with the rest of the world have an ever more important role to play. These organizations must overcome current challenges as well. Join … Continue reading Leaders of Nonprofits to Discuss Roles, Experiences During COVID-19 Era

Live Webinar on Geopolitics of Coronavirus: Japan and Korea

Friday, April 10 at noon Live Webinar Admission: Free Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Dr. Sheila Smith and Korea Society Senior Director Dr. Stephen Noerper examine the political impact of the coronavirus outbreak in Japan and Korea. They will be in conversation with moderator Dr. Joshua W. Walker, President and CEO of Japan Society. In this live webinar, co-hosted by Japan … Continue reading Live Webinar on Geopolitics of Coronavirus: Japan and Korea

All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society

Japan’s Alcohol Traditions: Sake, Shochu, Whisky & More Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students The scope of alcoholic beverages in Japan encompasses traditional drinks like sake as well as Japanese interpretations of historically Western beverages. Japanese whisky, whose early fans included such luminaries as Jean-Paul Sartre and … Continue reading All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society