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Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York 10017
between 1st & 2nd Avenues

(212) 832 1155

Tickets must be reserved online and will not be available at Japan Society.

Thursday—Sunday, 11 AM—5 PM, with timed tickets
Closed Monday—Wednesday and on major holidays.


•$12 general admission / $10 students and seniors

•Free Admission from March 11—March 28, courtesy of the TAKENAKA CORPORATION - first come, first serve, with advance timed ticket reservations

•Free Admission always for members, patrons with disabilities and an accompanying Personal Care Assistant

Current Exhibition

When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan

March 11-July 11, 2021
When Practice Becomes Form: Carpentry Tools from Japan celebrates the resilient spirit of Japanese architecture and craftsmanship through woodworking tools, architectural patterns, and models. The exhibition unpacks the intangible qualities of craftsmanship, such as consummate experience, expertise, and the honed skills of master carpenters in Japanese architecture.
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Online Lecture

Sou Fujimoto

June 24, 2021
Tickets: $12/$10 students and seniors; free for members.

This keynote lecture by the acclaimed Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, who supervised this exhibition design, discusses his work and connections between contemporary architectural practice and traditional craftsmanship. Event registration includes admission to the on-site gallery exhibition.
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