Upcoming Events

The Japanese Culture Center hosts a wide variety of classes, events, and demonstrations to explore the rich cultural heritage of artists and creators worldwide. Come join us for an immersive experience right in the heart of Chicago!

Kizuna Opening at the Whistler

The Whistler 2421 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Join the Japanese Arts Foundation team in celebrating the opening of their newest installation "Kizuna" at the Whistler!Kizuna Opening NightThursday, October 5th8-11pmThe Whistler, ChicagoJoin the Japanese Arts Foundation and Japanese Culture Center at The Whistler to celebrate the opening of our newest installation, Kizuna! Created in support of our annual fundraising gala, we hope this […]

Free

Kabocha Club: A Gathering of Supernatural Tales

2940 N Lincoln Ave 2940 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Bit Bash x JAF Present: Kabocha Club: A Gathering of Supernatural TalesBit Bash x JAF Present Kabocha Club: A Gathering of Supernatural Tales Saturday, October 21st6-10pm21+, ID's will be checked at the doorAn evening gathering of individuals interested in the art of spooky storytelling. Become a member of the Kabocha Club, an group of ghoulish […]

$40.00

Sashiko Japanese Embroidery Workshop

Japanese Culture Center 2940 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Mending and repairing your garment, body, and mind: Sustainability and Sashiko WorkshopThe participants of this workshop will discover both the cultural meaning of sashiko and sustainability but also gain new insight into mending our brokenness or traumatic experiences by recreating the naked body garment together from recycled clothes. The participants need to bring their skin […]

$35.00

Kizuna Gala

Salvage One, West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL, USA 1840 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Join the Japanese Arts Foundation for our annual fundraising gala! This year explores the theme of Kizuna, the bonds cherished between us!Kizuna GalaFriday, November 17thSalvage One VIP 6-7PM | GA 7-11PM Tickets: VIP: $150 | GA: $125Early Bird GA through 10/17: $100The Japanese Arts Foundation cordially invites you to our annual fundraising gala. Experience an […]

$100.00 - $150.00