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Click below to explore past projects from the Japan Society of Boston.

Past JSB Events

  •  Navigating Japan: A Workshop for Travelers
     Navigating Japan: A Workshop for Travelers
    Thu, Jun 13
    Showa Boston Institute
    Jun 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Showa Boston Institute, 420 Pond St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Jun 13, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Showa Boston Institute, 420 Pond St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, USA
    Join us for an immersive workshop co-hosted by Showa Boston and The Japan Society of Boston. Explore the intricacies of Japan's culture, language, and travel essentials!
  •  Gyotaku: A Deep Dive
     Gyotaku: A Deep Dive
    Wed, Jun 05
    Online
    Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online
    Jun 05, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online
    A deep dive into the traditional Japanese art of gyotaku with local artist, Nate Garrett!
  • Japan Society of Boston Book Club: Michiko Aoyama's "What You Are Looking For Is in the Library"
    Japan Society of Boston Book Club: Michiko Aoyama's "What You Are Looking For Is in the Library"
    May 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Do you love Japanese literature? The JSB Book Club will be meeting to discuss "What You Are Looking For Is in the Library" by Michiko Aoyama.
  •  おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) - Tofu Miso Curry
     おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) - Tofu Miso Curry
    Sun, May 19
    Online
    May 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Online
    May 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Online
    This month guest instructor, Miwa, will be showing us how to make a simple and delicious vegan Tofu Miso Curry and Miso Yogurt Pickles!
  •  The JSB Language Room (Virtual Language Exchange)
     The JSB Language Room (Virtual Language Exchange)
    Fri, May 17
    Online
    May 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online
    May 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online
    Looking for a fun way to socialize from the comfort of your own home? JSB has you covered! Practice your Japanese (or your English) at our next online Japanese / English language exchange.
  • Connect with JSB!
    Connect with JSB!
    Tue, May 07
    Genki-Ya Somerville
    May 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Genki-Ya Somerville, 246 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144, USA
    May 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Genki-Ya Somerville, 246 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144, USA
    Join Japan Society of Boston staff and members for dinner at Genki Ya in Somerville! This event is for JSB members (and their plus-ones).
  • Between the Lines: A Monthly Discussion on Medieval Japanese Women's Literature
    Between the Lines: A Monthly Discussion on Medieval Japanese Women's Literature
    Thu, May 02
    Online
    May 02, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online
    May 02, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online
    Join us to discuss some of the greatest classics of medieval Japanese literature, written by women authors!
  •  GHIBLIOTHEQUE
     GHIBLIOTHEQUE
    Wed, May 01
    Coolidge Corner Theatre
    May 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – May 29, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    May 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – May 29, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Join us for a month of screenings celebrating the works of visionary writer/director and Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki!
  •  Japan Society of Boston Film Club: "Departures"
     Japan Society of Boston Film Club: "Departures"
    Wed, Apr 24
    Online
    Apr 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Apr 24, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    The JSB Film Club will meet next to discuss the Oscar winning film "Departures."
  • おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) - Fruits Sando
    おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) - Fruits Sando
    Sun, Apr 21
    Online
    Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online
    Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online
    Learn how to make a Japanese classic using fruits of your choice!
  • 2024 Historic Anniversary Gala
    2024 Historic Anniversary Gala
    Tue, Apr 16
    Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
    Apr 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, 138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Apr 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, 138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    Individual registration is now open for JSB's 2024 Historic Anniversary Gala!
  • The JSB Language Room (Virtual Language Exchange)
    The JSB Language Room (Virtual Language Exchange)
    Fri, Apr 12
    Online
    Apr 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online
    Apr 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online
    Looking for a fun way to socialize from the comfort of your own home? JSB has you covered! Practice your Japanese (or your English) at our next online Japanese / English language exchange.
  • Between the Lines: A Monthly Discussion on Medieval Japanese Women's Literature
    Between the Lines: A Monthly Discussion on Medieval Japanese Women's Literature
    Thu, Apr 04
    Online
    Apr 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online
    Apr 04, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online
    Join us to discuss some of the greatest classics of medieval Japanese literature, written by women authors!
  •  Hausu (House) Film Screening
     Hausu (House) Film Screening
    Wed, Mar 27
    Coolidge Corner Theatre
    Mar 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Mar 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Celebrate the expansion of the historic Coolidge Corner Theatre with the finale screening of Big Screen Debuts: the Japanese cult classic, Hausu!
  •  おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) - Tofukatsu and Tonkatsu
     おうちごはん!(Ouchigohan) - Tofukatsu and Tonkatsu
    Sat, Mar 23
    Online
    Mar 23, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online
    Mar 23, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online
    Learn how to make a Japanese classic using pork or tofu!
  • Japan Society of Boston Book Club:  Yukio Mishima's "Spring Snow"
    Japan Society of Boston Book Club:  Yukio Mishima's "Spring Snow"
    Wed, Mar 20
    Online
    Mar 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Mar 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Online
    Do you love Japanese literature? The JSB Book Club will be meeting to discuss "Spring Snow" by Yukio Mishima.
  • Connect with JSB!
    Connect with JSB!
    Tue, Mar 19
    Fuji at Kendall
    Mar 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Fuji at Kendall, 300 Third St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Mar 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Fuji at Kendall, 300 Third St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
    Join Japan Society of Boston staff and members for dinner at Fuji at Kendall! This event is for JSB members (and their plus-ones).
  • The Contest for Japan's Economic Future: Entrepreneurs vs. Corporate Giants
    The Contest for Japan's Economic Future: Entrepreneurs vs. Corporate Giants
    Mon, Mar 18
    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262)
    Mar 18, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mar 18, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    A hybrid lecture featuring speaker Richard Katz.
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