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Learn about the Japanese House & Celebrate Setsubun

01feb9:30 am11:00 amLearn about the Japanese House & Celebrate SetsubunJapanese House, 3rd floorTopicsCulture and identityAges5 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 Setsubun. Setsubun marks the beginning of spring by driving away bad luck and welcoming in good luck and health, with rituals such as Mamemaki – throwing beans.

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.


February 1, 2023 9:30 am - 11:00 am(GMT-04:00)


Japanese House, 3rd floor

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