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
February 2020
October 2 – April 12, 2020
Nebraska
”The Story Quilts of Rumi O’Brien” exhibit at International Quilt Museum
October 4 – March 29, 2020
Indiana
”Infinitely Kusama” exhibit at Wrightwood 659 exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
January 15 – July 31, 2020
Iowa
”Contemplate Japan” exhibit at University of Iowa Brunnier Museum of Art
February 19 – March 3
Nebraska
Hinamatsuri Dolls on Display at Lauritzen Japanese Gardens
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Illinois
February 1: Ramen Cooking Class with JASC

Illinois
February 1: Suminagashi Paper Marbling Workshop at JCC

Minnesota
February 1: JASM Japanese Speakers Club Meeting

Missouri
February 1: HAJAS Shinnenkai
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Illinois
February 3: JASSTL Ikebana Shoka Class
4
Illinois
February 4: Japanese horror film “Audition” screening at Gene Siskel Film Center

Iowa
February 4: Japanese Spring Festivals Lecture at University of Iowa Brunnier Museum of Art
5
Illinois
February 5: Screening of Japanese Romantic Comedy “A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story” with International Women Associates

Indiana
February 5: Indianapolis Bonsai Club Meeting
6
Illinois
February 6: Color Your Valentine! Nerikiri (Japanese sweets) Workshop at JCC

Kansas
February 6: “Nijikaiwa” Japanese Language Practice Group Meetup

Missouri
February 6: Origami St. Louis Monthly Club Meeting
7
Illinois
February 7: Kohakuto “Edible Jewelry” Japanese Sweets Workshop at JASC
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Illinois
February 8: Snow Viewing Tea Ceremony and Onigiri Workshops at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Illinois
February 8: Lunar New Year Celebration at Art Institute of Chicago

Illinois
February 8: Drawing Anime and Manga Course (ctd) at JCC

Illinois
February 8: Chicago Area Origami Society (CHAOS) Monthly Meeting

Minnesota
February 8: JASM Japanese Speakers Club Meeting
9
Iowa
February 9: Family Sunday – Contemplate Japan at University of Iowa Brunnier Art Museum

Missouri
February 9: JASSTL Ikebana Valentine’s Freestyle Class
10
Illinois
February 10: Springfield Bonsai Society Monthly Meeting

Missouri
February 10: JASSTL Ikebana Valentine’s Freestyle Class
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Illinois
February 11: Japanese Cyberpunk Thriller “Tetsuo: The Iron Man” screening at Gene Siskel Film Center

Illinois
February 11: JASC Ikebana Valentine’s Workshop
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Kansas
February 13: “Nijikaiwa” Japanese Language Practice Group Meetup
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Wisconsin
February 14-16: Anime Milwaukee

Iowa
February 14: Eastern Iowa Bonsai Association Meeting

Missouri
February 14: JASSTL Night at the Ballet – Could This Be Love?
15
Illinois
February 15: Prairie State Bonsai Society Silhouette Show in Wheaton

Illinois
February 15: Tempura Cooking Class with JASC

Illinois
February 15: Tea Ceremony at UIUC Japan House

Indiana
February 15: IRON Folders origami society Monthly Meeting

Iowa
February 15: Iowa Bonsai Association Monthly Meeting at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Iowa
February 15: Quad City Bonsai Monthly Meeting

Minnesota
February 15: “J-Quiz” Japanese Quiz Bowl

Minnesota
February 15: JASM Japanese Speakers Club Meeting
16
Illinois
February 16: Gong Bath at JCC

Nebraska
February 16: Nebraska Bonsai Society Monthly Study Group
17
Illinois
February 17: JASC Kids Day Off Camps – Anime Drawing
18
Minnesota
February 18: Minnesota Bonsai Society “Bonsai Basics” Class
19
Nebraska
February 19 – March 3: Hinamatsuri Dolls on Display at Lauritzen Japanese Gardens
20
Illinois
February 20: JASC Presents Special Lecture “From Heisei to Reiwa – The People’s Emperor”

Kansas
February 20: “Nijikaiwa” Japanese Language Practice Group Meetup

Missouri
February 20: JASSTL Presents Japan Currents – Global Impact of Anime and Manga
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Illinois
February 22: 2020 Illinois Japan Bowl

Minnesota
February 22: Twin Cities JACL Day of Remembrance Book Launch at Eastside Library

Minnesota
February 22: JASM Japanese Speakers Club Meeting
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Illinois
February 23: Zazenkai at JCC

Illinois
February 23: Sound Bath at JCC

Iowa
February 23: Floating World – Karen LaMonte’s imono Sculptures at University of Iowa’s Brunnier Art Museum

Missuori
February 23: Heartland JETAA Japanese Film Festival
24
Illinois
February 24: Farming in the Future – Progress in the U.S., Israel, and Japan

Iowa
February 24: Go Beyond the Glass – Japanese Doll Festivals at Iowa State University Brunnier Art Museum
25
Missouri
February 25: HAJAS Monthly Meeting
26
Indiana
February 26: JASI presents “Japan Currents Symposium 2020”
27
Illinois
February 27: JASC Presents Special Lecture “Japan and the U.S. – Geopolitical Challenges in Asia”

Illinois
February 27: “Tawada Yōko and Social Thought - Deconstruction, Destruction, Assimilation” lecture at University of Chicago

Kansas
February 27: “Nijikaiwa” Japanese Language Practice Group Meetup
28
Illinois
February 28: Japanese Drama “Shoplifters” screening at Gene Siskel Film Center
29
Illinois
February 29: Zen Meditation Workshop at JCC

Minnesota
February 29: Twin Cities JACL Book Club Meeting – American Sutra

Minnesota
February 29: JASM Japanese Speakers Club Meeting

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