Events Calendar

The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago serves the 10 Midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The Events Calendar shows Japan-related cultural events such as Japanese festivals, art exhibits, special events, etc. happening in the 10 states every month.

Current Month

Calendar
July 2019
February 22 – December 8
Indiana
”Step into the Seasons of Japan” Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
April 28, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020
Indiana
”Fashion Redefined: Miyake, Kawakubo, Yamamoto” Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
May 10 – November 17
Indiana
”Nihonto: The Samurai Sword” Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
June 1 – September 1
Indiana
Pop up: Ramen Noodle Shop at Indianapolis Museum of Art
June 20 – October 25
Minnesota
Japanese Artist Naoko Morisawa’s Artwork featured in “Horizontal Grandeur” at Stevens History Museum
July 19 – Nov 17
Indiana
”47 Ronin: A Tale of Honor and Loyalty” Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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NATIONWIDE
July 1: Ghibli Fest 2019 English dubbed screenings of Japanese film “Whisper of the Heart” in select theatres nationwide
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NATIONWIDE
July 2: Ghibli Fest 2019 subtitled screenings of Japanese film “Whisper of the Heart” in select theatres nationwide
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Illinois
July 5-7: Anime Midwest

Illinois
July 5: Tsukasa Taiko performs at Family Fun Fest in Millennium Park, Chicago
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Illinois
July 6: Tea Ceremony Class at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Illinois
July 6: Hoetsu Taiko performs at Mundelein Community Days

Minnesota
July 6: JASM Japanese Speaking Club
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Illinois
July 7: Origami Class at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Illinois
July 7: Tanabata Festival at Japanese Culture Center

Missouri
July 7: Meditative Stillness and Exuberant Energy: Japanese Art Lecture at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
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Illinois
July 8-28: Chicago Obihiro Exchange Project

Minnesota
July 8: JASM Nihonjin-kai Pot Luck Meeting
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Illinois
July 9: Tsukasa Taiko perform at Tuesday Family Fest in Skokie
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Illinois
July 11: JASC Japanese Conversation Table

Illinois
July 11: Koi Fish Finger Painting Class at Anderson Japanese Gardens
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Illinois
July 12-14: G-Fest XXVI

Iowa
July 12-14: Anime Iowa
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Illinois
July 13: Kaiju Crescendo: An Evening of Japanese Monster Music

Illinois
July 13: Tea Ceremony Class at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Illinois
July 13: How to Draw Anime at Japanese Culture Center

Minnesota
July 13: JASM Japanese Speaking Club

Missouri
July 13: KCJAS Japanese Garden Team Cleanup
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Illinois
July 14: JCCC Summer Open

Illinois
July 14: Shinrin Yoku Japanese “Forest Bathing” at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Missouri
July 14: JASSTL Ikebana (Free Style) Class
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Minnesota
July 15: JASM Bon Odori Open Dance Rehearsal for August Festival
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Illinois
July 18: Mini Taste of Japan at Little Goat with JASC YPC

Illinois
July 18: Ikebana Class Anderson Japanese Gardens
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Illinois
July 20: JASC Japanese Appetizer Cooking Class

Illinois
July 20: Zen Meditation Workshop at Japanese Culture Center

Minnesota
July 20 – October 25: Japanese Artist Naoko Morisawa’s work featured at Stevens County Historical Museum

Minnesota
July 20: JASM Japanese Speaking Club
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Illinois
July 21: JASC Red Stars Game and Meet/Greet w/ Yuki Nagasato

Indiana
July 21: Ft. Wayne Bonsai Club Summer Picnic

Indiana
July 21: Rakugo in Indiana at Newfields (Indianapolis Museum of Art)

Missouri
July 21: JASSTL Ikebana (Shoka Shofutai) Class

Missouri
July 21: Chanoyu Tea Ceremony
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Illinois
July 22-26: JASC Taiko Summer Camp
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Missouri
July 24: Kurashiki Youth Goodwill Delegation students arrive from Japan for homestays
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Illinois
July 27-28: Japanese Summer Festival at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Illinois
July 27-28: Jake Shimabukuro Concert at Old Town School of Folk Music

Illinois
July 27: Hoetsu Taiko perform at Anderson Japanese Gardens Summer Festival

Illinois
July 27: Tsukasa Taiko perform at Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival

Illinois
July 27-28: Ikebana International Exhibition at Chicago Botanical Gardens

Minnesota
July 27: JASM Japanese Speaking Club

Nebraska
July 27: Nebraska Asian Festival at Lewis and Clark Landing
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NATIONWIDE
July 28: Ghibli Fest 2019 English dubbed screenings of Japanese film “Kiki’s Delivery Service” in select theatres nationwide

Minnesota
July 28: JASM Harukaze Concert featuring shamisen artist Momokuse Iwata
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NATIONWIDE
July 29: Ghibli Fest 2019 subtitled screenings of Japanese film “Kiki’s Delivery Service” in select theatres nationwide

Illinois
July 29: Asian American Coalition of Chicago hosts Asian American Community Summit and Career Fair
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