Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center

Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center
June 29th, 2020 - July 29th, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 am

Shofuso was built in Japan in 1953 by using traditional techniques and materials. It was shipped to New York and exhibited in the courtyard of the Museum of Modern Art in New York before moving to West Fairmount Park in 1958. In 2007, international artist Hiroshi Senju, inspired by the garden’s waterfall, donated 20 contemporary murals to Shofuso, which are permanently displayed inside the house. This historic site and museum includes a hill and pond garden with a tiered waterfall, island, and koi fish, a tea garden featuring a traditional tea house, and a courtyard garden leading to a bathhouse.

2020-06-29 09:00:00 2020-07-29 00:00:00 America/New_York Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center on June 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am --- Shofuso was built in Japan in 1953 by using traditional techniques and materials. It was shipped to New York and exhibited in the courtyard of the Museum of Modern Art in New York before moving to West Fairmount Park in 1958. In 2007, international artist Hiroshi Senju, inspired by the garden’s waterfall, donated 20 contemporary murals to Shofuso, which are permanently displayed inside the house. This historic site and museum includes a hill and pond garden with a tiered waterfall, island, and koi fish, a tea garden featuring a traditional tea house, and a courtyard garden leading to a bathhouse. --- https://welcomeamerica.com Virtual

Virtual Tanbata Celebration

Join Shofuso on July 7 for a virtual Tanabata celebration. Based on the legend of star-crossed lovers who are only allowed to reunite one night each year, the festival showcases onlines videos, origami, live streams, crafts, and wish-tying, where you can virtually share your wish to be hung on the bamboo next to origami and ornaments. 

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