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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.





From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Art and Science of Origami
7:00PM, Friday, December 9, 2016

Delirious Japan: Art Deco in the Imperial Era
1:00PM, Friday, February 24, 2017

For the Love of Matcha: The Art of Japanese Wellness with Candice Kumai
1:00PM, Saturday, February 25, 2017

Discover Japanese Green Teas with ITO EN's Rona Tison
1:00PM, Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Golden Age of Sumo, Behind the Curtain
7:00PM, Friday, March 10, 2017