Cranbrook president Dominic DiMarco and Director of the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Greg Wittkopp welcomed the Consul General of Japan and Mrs. Wada and supporters to the unveiling of the renewed section of the garden on the sunny afternoon of Tuesday, October 9th. The Consulate arranged for the Japanese team of gardeners, led by master gardener Hiromu Terashita to come from Japan to contribute their time and expertise to restore a section of the large garden.
JSD Women’s Club Tea CeremonyRead More
Shiga’s Tonda Ningyo Puppet Theater at the Detroit Institute of Arts celebrating the Michigan Shiga Sister State 50th Anniversary.Read More
Society officer Izumi Suzuki served as a panelist along with Deputy Consul General Yuki Sakai. Laurie Van Pelt, director of the Department of Management & Budget for Oakland County and Waterford, moderated the panel as the host of the US-Japan Council Conference held on September 26th, 2018.
Society vice-chair Chuck Little and Society president Liseann Gouin at the Freer Garden Revitalization Dedication Ceremony on September 16, 2018Read More
Novi Mayor Bob Gatt, L. Brooks Patterson, Shiga Governor Mikazuki & Michigan Governor Snyder with Dr. Jeff Dwyer from MSU and Consul General Wada.
Tollgate Farm and Education Center, Novi - September 7, 2018
Anniversary brings Governor of Kumamoto, Ikuo Kabashima to the Ann Arbor Campus on September 6th along with Kumamon.
The 2018 Annual Dinner was held on June 4th in the 100 year old library of the Cranbrook Booth House.
Following last spring’s 4-part Japanese Garden Lecture Series at Cranbrook with Shinichiro Abe, Sadafumi Uchiyama, Gregory DeVries and Marc Peter Keane, Japanese tea garden expert, Chisato Takeuchi gave a talk about tea garden design at Cranbrook’s Frank Lloyd Wright House, ’The Smith House.' JSD Women's Club presented tea ceremonies at the historic house.
2018 marks the 55th Anniversary of the sister city relationship between Wyandotte, Michigan and Komaki, Aichi.
Governor Snyder in the new Japan Gallery, with JAS Chairman Michael Fetters and President Liseann GouinRead More