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Featured Programs

JAPAN HOUSE presents a vibrant, curated program of events throughout the year to spark cross-cultural conversation and inspiration. Programs include lectures, performances, gastronomy contents, premieres, and panel discussions bringing some of Japan’s most dynamic voices to Los Angeles.

Recorded Programs

Ramen bowl by Tadanori Yokoo

04.05.2022

The Ceramics of Mino: 500 Years of Beauty and Innovation 

Ramen bowl by Taku Satoh

03.22.2022

Delicious Design: Conversation with The Art of the Ramen Bowl Exhibition Curators

hydrogen storage tank

02.24.2022

Connecting Hydrogen Supply and Demand

Kumihimo braided on takadai

02.22.2022

The Secret of Sustainability in Business | Domyo

Drive My Car, Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toko Miura

02.01.2022

MA in Japanese Film

Kumihimo shoes

01.26.2022

Striking Cords: Kumihimo Silk Braids as Fashion Statements in Japan Past and Present

replica of heian-period hirao sash

12.15.2021

The History and Significance of Kumihimo in Japanese Culture 

Myoko Togakushi renzan National Park, Koyaike Marsh

11.18.2021

Japan National Parks | Hidden Views & Untold Stories

hydrogen storage tank

11.16.2021

Building Blocks for a Hydrogen Economy

The Echigoya in Surugacho by Utagawa Kunisada, 1830, woodblock print triptych, Collection of Ad Museum Tokyo

11.04.2021

The Relationship between Art and Advertising in Edo-period Japan

chawanmushi with seasonal garnish

10.27.2021

MA in Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Life is Good by Jenny Kaori

09.17.2021

WAVE Exhibition Opening Webinar

Products by Yamamotoyama

09.15.2021

The Secret of Sustainability in Business | Yamamotoyama

the earth & moon

08.31.2021

U.S.-Japan Partnership | Present and Future Bilateral Cooperation on Space 

A nurse relaxing in a beech forest

08.18.2021

FOREST THERAPY: Reconnecting with Nature via Shinrinyoku

Kokugakuin University 125th Memorial Education Center

07.29.2021

MA in Contemporary Japanese Architecture

Director Michael Mann, Consul General Akira Muto and Yuko Kaifu

07.06.2021

Transportive Hollywood Power: Conversations with Film Director Michael Mann on the Appeal of Filming in Japan

Image of circle

07.14.2021

Line, Circle and Space in Art Now and Zen

giada and rice salad

07.08.2021

Japanese Food Lab | Giada De Laurentiis's Rice Salad

The Cultural Village at Portland Japanese

06.23.2021

The World of Kengo Kuma – New Form of Encounter between Tradition and Modernity in Architecture

Kengo Kito

06.15.2021

RECONNECTING Exhibition Opening Event

Image of Centuries-Old Businesses in Japan

06.02.2021

The Secret of Sustainability in Business | Kikkoman U.S.A.

Hodogaya on the Tōkaidō Road from the series Thirty-Six ​Views of Mt. Fuji by Katsushika Hokusai, c. 1829

05.18.2021

Webinar | Woodblock-printed and Real Journeys Through Japan

Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together, Miami

04.27.2021

MA in Contemporary Art

Shin-Ohashi Bridge by Hiroshige

04.19.2021

Webinar | Scenic Views and Supernatural Beings: New Themes in 19th-century Ukiyo-e Prints

01.04.2021

Japanese Food Lab | Dress Up Your Dinner Series Part 1: Classic Dressings

mason jars filled with gomadare and gomasu

03.15.2021

Japanese Food Lab | Dress Up Your Dinner Series Part 2: Sesame Based Dressings & Sauces

04.02.2021

Japanese Food Lab | Dress Up Your Dinner Series Part 3: Savory Dressings

Ghost of Okiku by Kunisada

03.25.2021

Webinar Conversation | Yōkai Past and Present

Special Presentation by Dr. Hiroko Akiyama, Ph.D., University of Tokyo

03.17.2021

Redesigning Communities for an Aging Society

Be Prepared! What we learned from the 3-11-2011 Great East Japan Earthquakes and Tsunami

03.10.2021

Be Prepared! Lessons Learned on Readiness and Resilience

image of green leaves

03.09.2021

Hydrogen Solution Webinar 2 | Los Angeles' Green Energy Goals and Collaboration from Japan

image of blue sky and green grass

03.03.2021

Hydrogen Solution Webinar 1 | Japan’s Leadership in Building a Hydrogen Society

Naomi Kawase and Claudia Puig headshots

03.02.2021

Mothers and Film Making

Nature/Supernature Exhibition at JHLA

02.22.2021

Curator's Talk | NATURE/SUPERNATURE

Elder Care image

02.17.2021

The New Age of Elder Care

pedestrian crossing in Tokyo, Japan

11.20.2020

Hollywood's New Anime Gold Rush

Chiune Sugihara at his desk

11.17.2020

"Visas for Life" 80th Anniversary: The Legacy of Chiune Sugihara

Rethinking of Ma thumbnail with speaker headshots

10.20.2020

Rethinking of MA: Space - Time 2020

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