*Light Refreshments will be served.
Before the formal opening of the exhibition on May 2, we invite everyone to preview and celebrate it together. We will have two short lectures, "Old Man Mad About Painting: An Introduction to the Art of Katsushika Hokusai" with Japanese art historian, Meher McArthur (Academic Curator, Scripps College, Claremont and Creative Director of the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden, Pasadena) to help us understand the world of Hokusai art. You will be one of the first people to watch and enjoy this wonderful exhibition.
JFLA organizes many Japan related events at our center on the Miracle Mile and at other venues in Southern California. Sometimes we even support events in the 13 states west of the Rocky Mountains that are in our territory. For a list of upcoming events, please visit the the main page of our website or click on the link below.details
We offer a cinema program called “JAPANEMA” at our auditorium. JAPANEMA comes from mixing “Japanese” and “cinema” into one word. It is a free screening series, filled with all kinds of films. Screenings are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 7:00pm. For more information on this month's films, please visit the link below.details
The Japan Foundation Los Angeles provides funding and exchange opportunties for individuals and organizations, residing in the thirteen states west of the Rocky Mountains, in all aspects of Japanese Arts and Culture. Our prupose is to enhance mutual understanding among countries from all over the world. Please click on the links below to find out how we can bring Japanese culture to you.details
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, is proud to offer various arts and culture related materials to cultural and educational institutions thorughout the United States to promote a better understand of Japan. These materials include the following:
All items are free to rent for up to three months; however, you must cover the cost of shipping both ways including insurance.details
Every month, we invite guest speakers, who specialize in a field of Japanese arts, culture, language, research, or anything related to Japan to present to our friends and neighbors in the Miracle Mile area. Below is a list of lectures that we have organized in the past.details
From time to time, we organize exhibitions of various artwork, crafts, photographs, etc., in our auditorium. Below is a list of exhibitions we have hosted here at JFLA.details
We also organize events such as concerts, movie screenings, shows, and lectures/demonstrations that are not part of our lecture series. These tend to take place outside of JFLA including other cities. Below is a list of other events organized by JFLA and friends.details
The site below includes all the past movies that we have screened at JFPA since our re-opening.details