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Webinar Recording: The Japanese Garden – Living Classroom of Nature, Architecture & Culture

Portland Japanese Garden and the Japan Society have partnered to co-present a five-part webinar series, called Living Traditions. “The Japanese Garden: Living Classroom of Nature, Architecture & Culture” is the first of the series and occurred on September 28, 2021. The recording can be viewed through the link below. Learn more about the Living Traditions webinar series

Culture, Art, & Education

The Moon at My Window

Musings from Diane Durston, Curator Emerita As the last of the cherry blossoms cling to the trees, and the sunshine this spring reminds us that the beauty of nature transcends hard times. This year, we missed the celebration of Hana Matsuri, the Flower Festival, at the Garden. Observed with an exhibition of Ikebana by the