The Nippon Club Presents Wood Sculptures by Takaoki Tajima

Wood Sculptures by Takaoki Tajima: An Amusing World of Little Wooden Creatures Thursday, January 23rd through Wednesday, February 5 Opening Reception: Thursday, January 23 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), 7th Floor Admission: Free The Nippon Club will present the first overseas exhibition of Takaoki Tajima. The exhibition … Continue reading The Nippon Club Presents Wood Sculptures by Takaoki Tajima

“Japan in Black and White”—Calligraphy and Photography at The Nippon Gallery

Japan in Black and White by Japanese Calligrapher Eritate Gyokuei and American Photographer Bryan Moore Thursday, December 5 through Saturday, December 7 The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), 7th Floor Admission: Free A joint exhibition of Japanese calligrapher Eritate Gyokuei and U.S. photographer Bryan Moore, entitled Japan in Black and White, will be held … Continue reading “Japan in Black and White”—Calligraphy and Photography at The Nippon Gallery

The Nippon Club to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn’s Arrival in the U.S.

Lafcadio Hearn in the Present Day Wednesday, October 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $15/$10 members The Nippon Club and The Hearn Society present a celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn’s arrival in the United States. The event features a lecture by the writer’s great-grandson and a live … Continue reading The Nippon Club to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Lafcadio Hearn’s Arrival in the U.S.
Kasama, Ibaraki, Japan, NYC, The Nippon Club, Kasama ware, pottery, Kosei Matsui

Kasama Pottery with Free Style at The Nippon Club

Kasama Pottery with Free Style: Living National Treasure Kosei Matsui and modern ceramic artists (Hiroyuki Onuki, Koji Toda and Akio Nukaga) Thursday, January 31 through Wednesday, February 27 The Nippon Gallery at The Nippon Club – 145 West 57th Street, 7th Floor Admission: Free What is Kasama Ware? Kasama ware is the characteristic pottery of the Kasama City area of Ibaraki Prefecture. Along with the nearby … Continue reading Kasama Pottery with Free Style at The Nippon Club
Distant Islands, Daniel Inouye, Dr. Daniel H. Inouye, history, Japanese diaspora, Japanese Americans in New York, NYC, Japan, JAA, JACL, JAJA, immigration, The Nippon Club

Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s

Book Discussion – Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s Saturday, January 26 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor Admission: Free As Japan transitioned from the Edo Era to the Meiji Era, Japanese immigrants began settling in Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, including New York. … Continue reading Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in NY 1876-1930s