Center for Japanese Studies
Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | May 25 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Did you know that the gardens of Kyoto are mostly native, that the Japanese garden craftsmen strive to follow patterns found in local nature, and that things you see (plants and teatime) are as important as what you dont see (shadows and empty space)? Enter landscapes in private homes, monasteries, and an emperors estate with Leslie Buck as she takes you on a visual tour of gardens mentioned in... More >
Free with Garden Admission
Lecture: Center for Japanese Studies | July 8 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join renowned textile scholar Yoshiko Wada for a presentation on folk textiles of Japan looking at the use of plant fibers and dyes. This illustrated talk will discuss history, culture and preparation of textiles throughout Japan.
$25, $20 Garden members