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
September 2019
February 22 – December 8
Indiana
”Step into the Seasons of Japan” Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
April 28, 2019 – January 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 20 – October 25
Minnesota
Japanese Artist Naoko Morisawa’s Artwork featured in “Horizontal Grandeur” at Stevens History Museum
July 5 – October 27
Nebraska
”Dualities” Quilt Exhibition by Emiko Toda Loeb at International Quilt Museum
July 19 – November 17
Indiana
”47 Ronin: A Tale of Honor and Loyalty” Exhibit at Indianapolis Museum of Art
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Illinois
Aug 30-September 5: Screenings of Japanese Film, “The Case of Hana & Alice” at Gene Siskel Film Center
2 3
Illinois
September 3: The Life and Work of Ruth Asawa Presentation
4 5
Illinois
September 5: “Shurikenjutsu and Me” Presentation and Demonstration

Minnesota
September 5: JASM Golf Scrabble Tournament
6 7
Illinois
September 7: Japanese Hand-held Weapons Seminar at JCC

Illinois
September 7: KCJAS Japanese Garden Cleanup

Minnesota
September 7: JASM Japanese Speaking Club Meetup
8
Illinois
September 8: Japan House Summer Festival at University of Illinois

Illinois
Setpember 8: Tsukasa Taiko performs at McKinley Park Farmers Market Summer Concert

Indiana
Setpember 8: Kurosawa Film “Dreams” Screening at Newfields
9
Illinois
September 9: Ikebana Class at JASC

Minnesota
September 9: JASM Nihonjin-kai Pot Luck
10 11 12
Illinois
August 12: Introduction to Reiki at JCC
13 14
Illinois
September 14: Beach Sweep with JCCC

Illinois
September 14: Beauty of Japan Japanese Dining Etiquette and Private Japanese Garden Tour

Illinois
September 14: Traditional Maki Sushi Class

Minnesota
September 14: JASM Japanese Speaking Club Meetup
15 16 17 18 19
Illinois
September 19: Ikebana Workshop at Anderson Japanese Gardens
20 21
Illinois
September 21: City Pop at Murasaki Sake Lounge

Minnesota
September 21: JASM Japanese Speaking Club Meetup
22
Indiana
September 22: Kurosawa Film “Yojimbo” Screening at Newfields
23
Illinois
September 23: Ikebana Class at JASC
24
Missouri
September 24: HAJAS Monthly Meeting – Student Ambassador Presentation
25
Illinois
September 25: Asian Pop-Up Cinema Presents Screening of Japanese Film “Melancholy” at Gene Siskel Film Center
26
Illinois
September 26: Asian Pop-Up Cinema Presents Screening of Japanese Film “Can’t Stop the Dancing” at AMC River East 21
27
Illinois
September 27: Asian Pop-Up Cinema Presents Screening of Japanese Film “Bento Harassment” at Midwest Buddhist Temple
28
Illinois
September 28: Suminagashi Japanese Paper Marbling Workshop at JCC

Minnesota
September 28: JASM Japanese Speaking Club Meetup
29
Nationwide
September 29: Ghibli Fest 2019 English dubbed screenings of Japanese film “The Secret World of Arietty” in select theatres nationwide
30
Nationwide
September 29: Ghibli Fest 2019 subtitled screenings of Japanese film “The Secret World of Arietty” in select theatres nationwide

Past Months

2019 JAN - FEB - MAR - APR - MAY - JUN - JUL - AUG
2018 JAN - FEB - MAR - APR - MAY - JUN - JUL - AUG - SEP - OCT - NOV - DEC
2017 SEPT - OCT- NOV - DEC

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