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Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan

10/3/2023 - 9/15/2024
New York City, Chicago, Houston


Radical Clay: Contemporary Women Artists from Japan

12/16/2023 - 6/3/2024


Aki Sasamoto: Point Reflection

12/6/2023 - 4/7/2024
Queens, New York City


Taisho Roman: Fever Dreams of the Great Rectitude

12/9/2023 - 12/16/2023
New York City


Geisha: Past, Present, Future


About Us

The Japan Foundation, established in 1972, is Japan’s only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world. The Japan Foundation activities, aiming comprehensive and effective development of its international cultural exchange programs, consist of following three major categories:

Online Contents

Explore our online contents including Pop Culture webinar series, STAGE BEYOND BORDERS and more!

USA Digital Library

Our digital library has over 1,800 free titles in broad genres such as manga, literature, Japanese language, art, history, culture, society, cooking & food, etc!!

News from JFNY

The Japan Foundation, New York publishes a monthly newsletter which features news of and events from our programs and projects of our grantees. Please click the link below to stay in touch!

Japanese-Language Education

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles provides comprehensive assistance for Japanese-language education in the United States. For more information related to Japanese-language education, including grants, special programs, advocacy, job opportunities, useful resources, and E-learning, please visit The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.