Teacher & K-12
Teacher & K-12
Japan Society’s Education Program sparks interest in Japan through a suite of family, school and educators programs.
Explore Teacher & K-12 Programs
K-12 School Gallery Tours
School Gallery Tours invite students to observe, discuss, and explore various Japanese art forms and their rich historical backgrounds through seasonal exhibitions led by experienced museum educators and teaching artists.Learn More
K-12 Arts & Culture Workshops
Japan Society Arts and Culture Workshops introduce and connect students to the dynamic historic and contemporary culture of Japan through engaging workshops led by experienced teaching artists.Learn More
New Video Resources for Educators
A collection of recorded video resources for educators to use as resources for their classrooms.Learn More
Japan Society School Partnerships (JSSPs) are long-term, multi-year partnerships with a select group of New York City public schools from underserved communities.Learn More
Teacher Professional Development
Online and in-person opportunities for educators to learn and develop new lesson plans.
Junior Fellows Program
This 3-week culturally immersive program brings 10 selected U.S. high school students to Japan to meet with industry leaders, experience daily life with a host family and travel to historical sites.
About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource
Provides a variety of resources about Japan to educators for use in the K-12 classroom. Through these classroom ready resources, educators are able to expand and deepen their teaching on Japan.Learn More
Top Image: © Ayumi Sakamoto
Japan Society School Partnerships are made possible by a generous grant from the MetLife Foundation and supported by the United States-Japan Foundation and MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Japan Society’s Professional Development Programs are made possible by a generous grant from an anonymous funder.
The Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership program is supported by generous grants from an anonymous family foundation, ITO EN (North America) INC. and The Norinchukin Foundation. Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and Shiseido Americas. Education Programs are generously supported by an anonymous donor; Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); ORIX Corporation USA; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; The Masako Mera and Koichi Mera, PhD Fund for Education and the Arts; The Norinchukin Foundation; Hiroko Onoyama; and Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II.