Date: 01/28/2017 - 04/30/2017
Location: The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
This exhibition is the first to provide a thorough history of the Provoke movement and to draw out the many connections between photography, political protest, and performance in postwar Japan. Suites of photographs and books by Nakahira, Takanashi, and Moriyama, the three main photographers of Provoke, anchor the show. Other important photographers with works on view include Shômei Tômatsu, a ...
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Date: 01/07/2017 - 03/26/2017
Location: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103
Utamaro and the Lure of Japan is the long-awaited celebration of Japanese art at the Wadsworth Atheneum. With more than 50 paintings, prints, textiles, porcelain, and armaments taken from the Atheneum’s 1,000-object collection of Japanese art, the exhibition fully explores for the first time the depths of the museum’s holdings in this area.
Date: 01/26/2017 - 03/25/2017
Location: Various venues across the U.S.
Kodo, one of Japan's premier taiko performing groups will be touring the U.S. January - March 2017. Check out their website for a performance venue near you!
Click here for more information.
For the DC/MD/VA area there will be two performances:
Mar. 15 (Wed), 2017 Music Center at Strathmore, Bethesda, Maryland, 8 p.m. Click here for the Strathmore site.
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Date: 03/25/2017 - 03/25/2017
Location: Warner Theatre, 513 13th Street, NW
Kick-off the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival and watch world-renowned performers as we welcome springtime to Washington, DC and celebrate the anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan to the United States. Enjoy spirited traditional and contemporary performances in the historic Warner Theatre. The Festival heralds a natural treasure that unites our city, region, nation, and the world. The ...
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Date: 03/16/2017 - 03/16/2017
Location: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Known as the springtime affair in Washington, the Pink Tie Party stylishly marks the end of winter and the official beginning of blossom season. Attendees will be delighted and entertained by delicious food and beverage stations, unique entertainment, and the friendly competition of the silent auction. The Pink Tie Party is an event not to be missed as influencers and ...
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