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Videos

Everyone Needs a Japanese Garden

A garden is a place that can open our hearts, unfold our emotions, clear our minds, and bring a sense of peace. Portland Japanese Garden awaits you.

Tea for Peace: A Cup of Humanity

Portland Mayor, Ted Wheeler, joined virtually with the Mayor of Hiroshima and the Mayor of Nagasaki for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony as a way to symbolize how the culture and art of Japanese tea can unify people and bridge different cultures.

 

Captivating Videos of Japanese Culture

From our Curator, “I’ve selected videos of Japanese gardens, Zen Meditation, and more. Many thanks to our partners for allowing us to share these exclusive videos!” Read more, here.

 

A Stroll Through Portland Japanese Garden with Garden Curator Sada Uchiyama

Take a walk through the Garden on a glorious spring day.

 

Come to Understand: Welcome to Portland Japanese Garden

“The Garden speaks to all the senses, not just to the mind alone.” – Professor Takuma Tono, Portland Japanese Garden designer

 

Tour the Portland Japanese Garden

Stroll.
Slow down.
Linger.
Let your senses guide you into another world.

 

Oregon Moment Of Zen: Portland

A tranquil view of Heavenly Falls in the rain at Portland Japanese Garden. Filmed by Travel Oregon in the winter of 2018.

 

Origami Demo of Water Lily & Lotus Flower by Yuki Martin

Origami has made a resurgence in popularity while many of us are staying at home. Its focus on careful, repetitive motions can be a meditative experience.

 

Visit our YouTube channel to see even more videos.

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Behind the Scenes

Go behind the scenes and see the Garden from a new perspective, here. 

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Explore Recent Art Exhibitions

“連” (ren) Forging a Sense of Solidarity

 

The Brush of Shoko Kanazawa


Although neither the artist nor her works were able to travel from Japan  to Portland, we have put together a display of her works and videos of Ms. Kanazawa creating her art here for you.