Fumiko Kimura, a Tacoma-based Japanese-American artist and co-founder of Puget Sound Sumi Artists, will be joining us to demonstrate the Japanese art of sumi-e (ink calligraphy) and discuss her haiga exhibit in the Tateuchi Community Room. Haiga is an art style combining haiku poetry and ink paintings. Her On The Walls haiga exhibit will be on display from April through May 29.
Please join us on Thursday, April 4th for the opening reception and a demonstration by Fumiko Kimura. Entry to the garden is FREE from 1pm to closing for Free First Thursday. Light refreshments provided.
For Family Saturday in April, the Seattle Japanese Garden is hosting Origami in the Garden in the Tateuchi Community Room. The event will be joined by P.A.P.E.R., Puget Area Paperfolding Enthusiasts Roundtable, who will be showing us how to fold spring-themed origami.
Please join us for Origami in the Garden and learn how to make flowers, butterflies, and more!
Entry to the garden will be FREE for youth 12 and younger from 10am to 2pm for Family Saturday.
On The Walls: Haiga Collection by Fumiko Kimura will be on display through May 29, 2019.
Norimi Kusanagi, a Bainbridge Island resident creates art by arranging the pressed leaves and flower petals to reflect nature’s simple elegance. This technique is called ‘Oshi (press) bana (flower)’ in Japan.
Join us on Thursday, May 2, 5pm – 6:30pm in the Tateuchi Community Room for a demonstration and a hands-on experience with Norimi. Entry to the garden is FREE from 1pm to closing for Free First Thursday. Light refreshments provided.
After an adventurous winter of heavy snow and a major pond restoration project, koi at the Seattle Japanese Garden are looking forward to our friendly visitors (and a feast)!
Koi at the Seattle Japanese Garden are awake from their winter hibernation and ready to eat. For our May Family Saturday on May 11th from 11 am to 1 pm, we’ll have free koi food, craft, and Koi Q & A.
FREE admission to all youth 12 and younger from 10 am to 2 pm for Family Saturday.