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Become a Member

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JSB Members attending a private tour of the MFA's Hokusai: Inspiration and Influence exhibit in May 2023

Join our community of hundreds of Japan enthusiasts from Boston and beyond and support the Japan Society of Boston's mission to inspire curiosity, connection, and community. We are sustained by your donations. 

JSB Membership Benefits:

  • Ability to attend member-exclusive events

    • ​Online only members are limited to online events

  • Discounted registration for certain paid events

  • A book about Japan as a thank you gift

    • ​At sign up and renewal for regular members 

    • At sign up for online only members

  • A membership card, honored for discounts at the following Japan-focused businesses around Boston:

  • The knowledge that you have made a difference by supporting our work connecting people across New England and Japan!

  • *Please note that the online only membership is solely for people living outside the Boston area who are unable to attend in-person events

View our Membership Brochure

Members-Only Webpage here!

Our Membership Discount Providers

To thank you for supporting the Japan Society of Boston, the following generous businesses offer discounts to our members. We hope you will consider patronizing these businesses and sharing your appreciation for all that they do to make Japanese goods available in the Boston area!

Discount: 15% off your online purchase

J-Life International offers a unique mix of traditional Japanese style products for the home. Handcrafted in the United States, their products showcase their dedication to creating quality products with natural materials imbued with Japanese style and practicality.


Discount: 10% off your online purchase

Kokoro Care Packages provide hand-crafted Care Packages filled with artisanal Japanese food delivered straight from Japan to your door. 


Discount: 15% off at the register

Ogawa Coffee is dedicated to promoting, preserving and evolving exceptional coffee culture to be handed off to generations to come since its founding in 1952 in Kyoto, Japan.

Address: 10 Milk St, Boston, MA

Discount: 10% off at the register

GrayMist Studio & Shop is split into two distinct sections—the front is a gift store, which displays unique and well-crafted items from all around the world, while the back section contains the studio, which offers daily classes.

Address: 364 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA

Discount: 10% off at the register

Ko・Kyoto (formerly Crane & Turtle) is an artisanal Japanese goods and gift shop. It is a place of comfort and inspiration with a collection of thoughtful, well-crafted Japanese items where folks can come together to take workshops & build a shared understanding of different cultures.

Address: 1 Bow Market Way #33

Somerville, MA

Other Informaton:
Your membership card will be sent to you within 10-15 days.

If you prefer to join by mail or have questions about membership, please email or call:
Tel 617-514-7345


Please note that the JET Alums discount only applies to the "Individual" level.

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