Vlogs With Veljko: Growing the Morikami Collections

From art to armor and everything in between, our collections are full of amazing pieces of both historical and cultural significance. But – have you ever wondered how these pieces come to be part of our 9000-piece collection? In this episode of Vlogs with Veljko, you’ll find out how we keep our collections growing – giving you the opportunity to experience Japan’s amazing culture right here in South Florida. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tkoIRZunaI]

New Year’s Series Part 3 – Special Episode of Vlogs with Veljko: Nengajo

UPDATE 1/10/14: Due to extreme flooding Oshogatsu has been postponed until Sunday, January 19, 2014. If you have already purchased tickets you will receive an email with details about your purchase. Otherwise, you may still purchase tickets online until Friday, January 17th at noon. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you all there next Sunday!   Our New Year’s series is back with a special episode of Vlogs with Veljko. This week we’ll let our Curator of Collections do the talking about one Japanese New Year’s tradition that you can get in on …

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Delicious Eats & a Taste of the Rice Pounding Ceremony – Part 2 of Our New Year’s Series

UPDATE 1/10/14: Due to extreme flooding Oshogatsu has been postponed until Sunday, January 19, 2014. If you have already purchased tickets you will receive an email with details about your purchase. Otherwise, you may still purchase tickets online until Friday, January 17th at noon. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you all there next Sunday!   With Part 2 of our New Year’s Blog series we want to talk about one of our favorite parts of any celebration – you guessed it – the food. Food plays an important part in celebrating the …

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Vlogs with Veljko – Artifact ID at Morikami

Ever wondered if that object in your home is Japanese? Ever wonder if it might be an important artifact from Japanese art history? We’re here to help! Our Curator of Collections, Veljko Dujin, is back to tell you about a special program here at Morikami: Artifact ID. It’s free for members and just $20 for up to three objects if you aren’t a member. What better way to learn more about your little slice of Japanese history than by picking the brain of our curator? Watch the video for details, and then …

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Vlogs with Veljko Return for Autumn Inspiration

Vlogs with Veljko are back with a fall-themed piece to complement our fall celebration – Lantern Festival, and give you a glimpse into our collection of over 7,000 objects. Hear from our Curator of Collections in the video below, and be sure to leave any questions in the comments section!   [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrrXWpFXElo&w=640&h=360]   Looking for more from our collections? Check out our Pinterest board devoted to these amazing pieces, or visit the collections page of our website.

Introducing Vlogs With Veljko!

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to go behind the scenes at Morikami, our Curator of Collections, Veljko Dujin, is here to tell you. In our new series Vlogs With Veljko, you’ll get the inside scoop on all things collections (the 7,000+ pieces of artwork that belong to and are stored in the museum.) From our new acquisitions to Veljko’s favorite pieces, this new video series aims to give you insider intel on what it’s like to take a walk through the collections vault. This month we’re kicking off with a …

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