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Letter from the CEO: Beginning my Japan Residency

Kon’nichiwa! This October, it is with gratitude and excitement that I am embarking on a Japan residency for six months to advance the work of the Garden. This work abroad will focus on expanding the Garden’s network throughout Japan as well as with Japanese garden and cultural centers internationally. Longtime members may remember when I

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Japanese Garden Conference has lessons for life

PORTLAND, Ore. – Harmony, respect, tranquility. The elements that inform a Japanese garden are as sought after today as they were 1,500 years ago when Japanese gardens were first introduced. It is these themes and more that will be explored by scholars, practitioners, and artists from around the world at the 2018 International Japanese Garden

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