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Learn about the Japanese House & Carp Kites

03may3:15 pm4:20 pmLearn about the Japanese House & Carp KitesJapanese House, 3rd floorTopicsCulture and identityAges3 to 5,5 to 6,6+What are we learningRespecting self and others,Understanding different perspectivesLocationJapanese House,Third Floor

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Yokoso – welcome!

Visit Kyo-no-Machiya, an authentic two-story silk merchant’s home from Kyoto, Japan. Learn about Japanese family life, customs, ceremonies, art, architecture and seasonal events with this 100-year-old house.

Check out the special displays celebrating Tango-no-sekku (traditionally known as Boys’ Day), symbolized with carp kites, miniature samurai helmet, and more.

Enjoy Victory Bouquets”, a display of artwork created by the students of Tohoku University of Art and Design.

*Please see the signs in the Museum for Japanese House hours and activity.

*To promote the preservation of this old house from Japan, the house may be available to view only from the outside on any given day. Please contact the Museum in advance or ask staff for more details.


(Wednesday) 3:15 pm - 4:20 pm


Japanese House, 3rd floor

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