In Memoriam: Patricia Gercik
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Patricia Eileen (Gercik) Haseltine, retired Director of International Programs at MIT and a dear friend of the Japan Society of Boston. Pat Gercik has been battling serious illness and passed away, Sept.17th.
The Memorial Service for Pat Gercik will be held in the Bigelow Chapel at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12 noon. Condolences should be sent to Pat's loving partner, John R. Low-Beer at email@example.com.
Tuesday, September 10 - Sunday, November 10, 2019
The Japan Society of Boston is co-presenting, "Kogei-Kyoto at SA+C Boston: Contemporary Innovators in Japanese Arts and Crafts" with the Society of Arts in Crafts Seaport gallery from Sept. 10 to Nov. 10, 2019.To support this project, please visit our crowdfunding page.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Join us at the Museum of Science for an one-night-only screening of the astonishing story of Yayoi Kusama and how she became one of the top-selling female visual artists today. Featuring introduction by and Q&A with Reto Thüring, Beal Family Chair of the Department of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.For more information and to register for your ticket, please visit the Museum of Science event page.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 6:00pm to
The September meeting of the JSB Book Club will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 50 Milk Street. For our September meeting we will discuss The Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 6:00pm
Join us for a special shamisen lecture and demo performance with Janet Pocorobba, author of The Fourth String: A Memoir of Sensei and Me. Janet will discuss the history and features of this enigmatic instrument. She will also share stories from her own journey to learning to play the shamisen under her eccentric sensei in Japan.
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