The Summer 2017 issue of the Bilingual Newsletter features an inside look into the Garden’s completion of the Kengo Kuma designed Cultural Crossing expansion. This edition features letters from CEO, Steve Bloom, Garden Curator, Sadafumi Uchiyama, and Arlene Schnitzer Curator of Culture, Art, and Education, Diane Durston.
The Spring 2017 issue of the Bilingual Newsletter includes an overview of the 2017 Art in the Garden exhibitions, a preview of the exciting unveiling of the Cultural Crossing expansion, and features the January 2017 International Advisory Board meeting that took place at the Nezu Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan.
In December 2015, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that it was awarding special Foreign Minister’s Commendations in Honor of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The award was given to individuals and groups with outstanding achievements in the promotion of friendship between Japan and the United States. Stephen Bloom, …
The Summer 2015 issue of the Bilingual Newsletter features an interview, reprinted from the International House of Japan’s quarterly magazine, with Garden Curator Sadafumi Uchiyama who discusses the universality of Japanese garden philosophy and gives an update on an exciting effort to return two very special items displaced by 2011’s tsunami.