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    • Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya & teamLab

      Garden of Unearthly Delights: Works by Ikeda, Tenmyouya & teamLab

      Friday, October 10 — Sunday, January 11

      A monster tsunami uproots a city. Modern tough guys lock samurai-style in battle. Candy-colored streams of animals and flowers hyperpixilate. These dramatic visual moments are among many to be encountered this fall in our new exhibition Garden of Unearthly Delights.
    • Looking Ahead and Beyond: Building the First 100-Year Startup

      Looking Ahead and Beyond: Building the First 100-Year Startup

      Monday, December 1, 6 PM

      In this talk, Evernote’s CEO, Phil Libin, discusses the company’s global strategies, his ideas on how to continuously evolve in this ever-changing world of technology, and his view on business opportunities and challenges for startups and entrepreneurs in Japan.

    • Making Real a Growth Strategy for Japan – and Lessons for the U.S. and Europe

      Making Real a Growth Strategy for Japan – and Lessons for the U.S. and Europe

      Tuesday, December 2, 12 PM

      In this program, Adam S. Posen, the President of the Peterson Institute of Economics, assesses the direct impact and global economic implications of Abenomics.
    • Midnight in the <em>Garden of Unearthly Delights</em> Party

      Midnight in the Garden of Unearthly Delights Party

      Wednesday, December 3, 9 PM

      Escape into the Gallery’s wildly imaginative virtual gardens for an after-hours party featuring festive libations, dessert bar, music and exhibition tours. Join us in your most dazzling midnight garden party attire!
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    • PoNJA Seminar Series: Session Two

      PoNJA Seminar Series: Session Two

      Monday, December 8, 6:30 PM

      The second of the three PoNJA seminar series will invite Dr. Ming Tiampo, Associate Professor of Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and co-curator of the highly acclaimed 2013 exhibition Gutai: Splendid Playground at the Guggenheim Museum. Dr. Tiampo will address Japan’s artistic internationalism beginning in the 1950s.
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    • Top Stripper

      Top Stripper

      Thursday, December 11, 7 PM

      In this irreverent take on a coming-of-age story, young man Yoichi (Kensuke Miyawaki) falls head-over-heels in love with Gloria (Kaori Okamoto), who works at the local strip joint. Innocent Yoichi attends Gloria’s shows every day as his mind is filled with images of her. Still early in his career, Yoshimitsu Morita was one of the handful of young, radical directors who were given the opportunity to explore the visual medium via the constraints of the pink genre.
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    • The Shamisen Sessions, Vol. 4<br> SAKISHIMA meeting<br>duo from Okinawa

      The Shamisen Sessions, Vol. 4
      SAKISHIMA meeting
      duo from Okinawa

      Friday, December 12, 8:30 PM

      Come in from the cold, bustling streets of New York City to find warmth and refuge in the soothing soundscapes of this Okinawan duo. With Yukito Ara on sanshin (Okinawan shamisen) and Isamu Shimoji on guitar and vocals, SAKISHIMA meeting serenades the crowd with tunes that blend the sounds and traditions of Okinawa, Japan's southernmost islands, with popular Western riffs and beats.
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    • Recitation of Short Stories by RODOKU Class

      Recitation of Short Stories by RODOKU Class

      Saturday, December 13, 2 PM

      A recitation of short stories by the Japan Society Fall 2014 Rodoku class. This program will be conducted in the Japanese language only.
    • Art Cart: Playing with Pixels

      Art Cart: Playing with Pixels

      Sunday, December 14, 2 PM

      Art that plays and art as play are part of teamLab's spirit. Interact with their digital artwork United, Fragmented, Repeated and Impermanent World in Garden of Unearthly Delights and see how color pixels make up different animal images that react to the viewer's movement. In this hands-on workshop, artist-educator Luned Palmer shows participants how to make their own pixelated animals.
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    • Nihongo Chat

      Nihongo Chat

      Monday, December 15, 6 PM

      Join Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice Japanese and English! Anyone at any language level is welcome to attend.

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