Meet Netsuke

  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Monday, May 15, 2017
  • Japan Embassy, Washington DC


Part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival


Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and the Japan-America Society of Washington D.C.

The Japan Information & Culture Center welcomes you to a special spring exhibition of finely-crafted miniature sculptures known as netsuke [pronounced: netz-kay]—brimming with stories of life during Edo period Japan (17c-19c). Displaying meticulous craftsmanship, netsuke began as purely functional accessories but grew in popularity as examples of the era’s eccentric fashion....

Read more:  http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/exhibits/netsuke2017.html


March 15 - May 15, 2017
Mon-Fri, 9AM - 5PM

1150 18th Street NW, Suite 100 | Washington, D.C. 20036-3838
TEL: 202-238-6900 | jicc@ws.mofa.go.jp


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