Travel Tuesdays: Japanese Fashion Hotspots

By: Madison Ross, Volunteer Office Intern   Hi everyone! My name is Madison Ross, and I am a new volunteer at Morikami working specifically within the Volunteer/Docent Coordinating Department. With the staff and volunteers offering such kindness and the architecture and landscapes offering a visually pleasing experience, I truly feel at peace here at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Because I am a military brat, I am very used to traveling, and I am eager to learn about new cultures and visiting their origins. After learning more about George Morikami himself and …

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Travel Tuesdays: A Traveler’s Wishlist

By Valentina Rizo, Marketing Intern   Hey Morikami Fans! My name is Valentina Rizo, and I’ve been volunteering at Morikami for two years, and have recently joined the Marketing Department as their intern. I was first drawn to Morikami because of the way that the park transports you away from Florida and instantly immerses you in a beautiful Japanese landscape. I’ve always been a nature lover, and I feel at home in the garden. Over the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the gardens, architecture, and collection …

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Creating Otherworldly Art with… Paper and a Knife

To view the exclusive additions to the “Shadows of the Floating Worlds: Paper Cuts by Hiromi Moneyhun,” plan to visit Morikami from to June 10–September 16; Member Preview is June. 9.   Organized by the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. Funded in part by the Henry and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Learn more here.

The Purple-and-Green High-Speed Machine: Riding the Hokkaido Shinkansen

We are excited to introduce our new summer blog series, Travel Tuesdays! The Morikami staff have collectively traveled all over Japan, and it is our pleasure to share those experiences—along with tips, pictures, videos, and more—with our followers and supporters! So whether you’re a seasoned globe-trotter, familiar with the ins and outs of Japanese travel, or a Japan travel newbie about to embark on your first voyage, we hope you’ll enjoy!    by Hayleigh Kanno, Education Programs Coordinator Coming up on Travel Tuesdays… Food glorious food! Check out what Hakodate City has …

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