Japan Society of Fairfield County
2015 ANNUAL MEETING
Daughters of the Samurai
Janice P. Nimura
Japan Society of Fairfield County (JSFC) invites you to the book talk by Janice P. Nimura on her book at the JSFC’s annual meeting. Her book tells the story of five young girls who were sent in 1871 by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a new generation of enlightened men to lead Japan. Ms.Nimura will speak at 2pm and copied of her book will be for sale.
DATE/TIME: Sunday, November 1, Noon to 3pm
JSFC encourages you to join us by purchasing 2016 membership which includes this event ($40 family, $25 individual, and $15 for student). Non-members may attend this event for only $10 per person.
RSVP and questions to Nancy Beck, Secretary and Membership Chair, JSFC at firstname.lastname@example.org. Before the lecture, there will be a potluck lunch, annual reports, and election of officers and directors.
Lecture and Performance
Professor Kyoko Ohnishi
Wednesday November 11, 2015
Wednesday, October 14, 12:30 pm
Yale Peabody Museum
New Haven, CT
In this talk, Sadako Ohki, the Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art, focuses on three ukiyo-e triptychs in the Gallery’s collection: Kitagawa Utamaro’s Needlework (18th century), Utagawa Toyokuni’s Fourth Month Fishmonger (ca. 1798), and Ito Jakuchu’s White Cockatoo (ca. 1755). The fall installation of Japanese art is displayed in dialogue with the temporary exhibitionSamurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Space is limited. Please meet in the Gallery lobby.
The Connecticut Sogetsu Ikebana Study Group
Celebrates its 40th Year!
Join in the celebration of the Art of Japanese Flowet Arrangement at Silvermine School of Art with exhibits, workshops and demonstration. Over 20 floral arrangements and some large group works will be on view free to the public. More info...
Saturday October 17th and Sunday October 18th, 2015
Silvermine School of Art
1037 Silvermine Road New Canaan, Connecticut 06824
A very warm thank you to Yale-Peabody Museum curator Dr. Robert Wheeler for sharing his abundant curiosity and insight during our tour of the "Samurai and the Culture of Japan's Great Peace" exhibit. The exhibit is on view through January 3, 2016. For more info visit Yale Peabody Museum and Dr. Wheeler's book.