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Speaker Series

Morikami’s Speaker Series focuses on a variety of topics related to Japan’s culture and society. Guest speakers from academic, literary, art and international circles cover exhibit-related and general interest topics focusing on the humanities. Morikami proudly presents its lecture series funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Tattoo Day & Symposium
10:00AM, Saturday, February 27, 2016

In conjunction with our new exhibition, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World, Morikami is proud to present a Tebori demonstration and panel presentation featuring artists: Ryudaibori (formerly known as Horitaka), Horitomo, Kip Fulbeck, Chris Nuñez and moderated by Greg Kimura, CEO of JANM.

Beauty in Movement: The Elegance of Japanese Dance
7:00PM, Friday, March 11, 2016

Take a journey with us to the world of Japanese dance. Be mesmerized through the elegant movements of classical dance accompanied by the tranquil melodies of the koto, the Japanese zither. Visitors will be treated to a visual and sensory delight by Japanese dancer Satomi Hirano and koto performer Yoshiko Carlton. This program is sponsored …

The 108 Heroes of Los Angeles -Talk by Chris Brand (Horishiki)
7:15PM, Friday, April 8, 2016

In conjunction with our new exhibition, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World, Morikami is proud to present a lecture featuring tattoo artist Chris Horishiki Brand. This lecture is underwritten by the Homer and Martha Gudelsky Family Foundation EVENT DETAILS Cost: $10 for non-members, $7 for members Advance ticket purchase required Time: 7:15 (museum doors open at 6:00pm) Tickets …

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