Japan 2019

Come explore the world of Japanese arts and culture at Japan 2019 festival events! left-image;Tosa Mitsuoki. Portrait-Icon of Murasaki Shikibu (detail).17th century. Ishiyamadera Temple. Courtesy of Ishiyamadera Temple, photo by Kanai Morio. right-image:Satoshi Miyagi’s Antigone©Christophe Raynaud de Lage


January 9, 2020
The Life of Animals in Japanese Art was honored in “the Best Art of 2019” by the Wall Street Journal.
January 9, 2020
Antigone was ranked in “the 10 Best Theater Performances of 2019” by TIME.
March 26, 2019
“The Life of Animals in Japanese Art” and “Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art” have been rescheduled. (Please check the list of Official program


Japan 2019, following on the successful Japonismes 2018 in France, aims to broaden understanding of and interest in Japanese culture in the United States through two programs: the Japan 2019 Official Program featuring a series of events co-organized or supported by the Japan Foundation, mainly in New York and Washington, D.C., and the Japan 2019 Associated Program, featuring affiliated events organized by public and private entities to introduce Japanese culture and promote exchange between Japan and the U.S.


From March to December 2019

Useful links

[Contact Us]

Secretariat for JAPONISMES The Japan Foundation
Tel: +81-(0)3-5369-6022 Fax: +81-(0)3-5369-6023
(When sending an e-mail, please replace the full-width "@" character with a half-width "@" character.)

What We Do