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May
19
Sun
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 19 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

May
20
Mon
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 20 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
21
Tue
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 21 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
22
Wed
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 22 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
23
Thu
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 23 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
24
Fri
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 24 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
25
Sat
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 25 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

May
26
Sun
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 26 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

May
27
Mon
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 27 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

May
28
Tue
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 28 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
29
Wed
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 29 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

 

May
30
Thu
Celebrating New American Gardens @ US Botanic Garden
May 30 all-day

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. Come explore what’s new in public gardens!

Exhibition: Indigo Threads:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage @ Japan Information & Culture Center
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ:Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage

Headliner Exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, DC, is proud to present “Indigo Threads / 藍 • つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage,” an exhibition exploring the rich history of indigo dyed fabric and garments in Japan, including the current hype on Japanese denim and jeans. While the United States is undisputedly known to be the birthplace of blue jeans, traditional Japanese craftsmanship has helped resurrect the classical American blue jean in extraordinary ways in recent history. Visitors are invited to explore the question, “Why Japan?” through the eyes of the historian, manufacturer, marketer, consumer, and more.

This three-month exhibition will also include a series of lectures, films, and workshops, held in collaboration with Kurashiki City.

“Indigo Threads” is the headliner exhibition of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which celebrates the strong and enduring friendship between Japan and the United States, and the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given by Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the City of Washington, DC in 1912.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from March 25 through June 28 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on April 19 in observance of Good Friday, May 1 in observance of The Day of the Enthronement of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince, and May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.