The Japan Society

Past Events

The Japan Society runs more than 80 events per year providing opportunities for members and others interested in Japan to meet, learn and exchange ideas and experiences. Our archive of Past Events below shows events we have offered in previous months starting from 2020.

A list of events from previous years can be downloaded in pdf:
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

03/06/2024ARCHIVED Woodblock Printing Workshop with Hiroko Imada (3 June)

03/06/2024

The Japan Society is pleased to present a Japanese woodblock printing workshop led by London-based artist, Hiroko Imada.

01/06/2024ARCHIVED Woodblock Printing Workshop with Hiroko Imada (1 June)

01/06/2024

The Japan Society is pleased to present a Japanese woodblock printing workshop led by London-based artist, Hiroko Imada.

08/05/2024ARCHIVED ONLINE LECTURE - Craft in Crisis: Wajima Lacquerware and the Impact of the Noto Peninsula Earthquake

08/05/2024

The Japan Society is delighted to partner with Circle of Japanese Art London to host a zoom lecture by Masami Yamada, Curator in the Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

08/04/2024ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: Honeybees and Distant Thunder by Riku Onda

08/04/2024

In a small coastal town close to Tokyo, a prestigious piano competition is underway. Over the course of two weeks, three friends will experience some of the most joyous - and painful - moments of their lives.

25/03/2024ARCHIVED Katazome Dyeing Artists and the Mingei Movement in Post-war Japan

25/03/2024

This lecture reviews the work of textile artists Samiro Yunoki (1922~2024) and Keisuke Serizawa (1895~1984) and their involvement with the Mingei movement.

17/02/2024ARCHIVED Woodblock Printing Workshop with Hiroko Imada

17/02/2024

The Japan Society is pleased to present a Japanese woodblock printing workshop led by London-based artist, Hiroko Imada

06/01/2024ARCHIVED New Year’s Calligraphy Workshop

06/01/2024

Suitable even for complete beginners, in this workshop you will learn how Japanese characters were developed, discover different styles of writing, and be guided in the techniques for writing Japanese with a brush.