Past Exhibitions

Kaori Tanaka, "Niwashima Yellow," 2011 Nature Explored: Interpretations of Japanese Landscapes
Featuring Kaori Tanaka, Yoichi Nakama, and Shuichi Hashimoto
January 31, 2014 - March 7, 2014
Our upcoming exhibition features three artists from Japan: Kaori Tanaka, Yoichi Nakama, and Shuichi Hashimoto... more
Arriving from the End
Featuring Bruno Tanonis
November 1, 2013 - January 26, 2014

If you let art be a living force, it will tell you what to do; that is inspiration on the... more

Keiri Study Group
Sogetsu School of Ikebana
September 20, 2013 - September 22, 2013

The Keiri Study Group of Sogetsu... more

Faces of Japan
Featuring Lev Tsimring
August 1, 2013 - October 27, 2013
The beautiful, familiar and sometimes humorous moments of everyday life are often overlooked in what seems to be an ever-changing and productive... more
Handcrafted Journeys: Japanese American Woodworkers in San Diego
Featuring collections from the Japanese American Historical Society
May 3, 2013 - July 28, 2013
The exhibition chronicles the evolution of Japanese American woodworking from the functional objects made in the pre WWII era, through their... more
Creating a Storm: Sakura Fubuki
Featuring Diana Carey
February 1, 2013 - April 28, 2013
 “Art should evoke and portray the artist’s fibre, his struggles and his vision. It should elicit a strong emotional response from the... more
Cataclysmic Oddities
Michael Noble
November 3, 2012 - January 27, 2013


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Giving Life to Flowers
Ohara School of Ikebana, La Jolla Chapter Exhibition
October 19, 2012 - October 21, 2012

The Ohara School of Ikebana, La Jolla Chapter will be offering a three-day exhibition showcasing a variety of exquisite ikebana arrangements made... more

Summer in Room #2, 1999, Tanaka Ryohei, Collection of Capt. George Powell, Jr. The 3rd Annual Collectors in San Diego
Tradition Meets Innovation
August 31, 2012 - October 28, 2012

The Japanese Friendship Garden is honored and proud to host the 3rd Annual Collector’s in San Diego exhibition featuring collections... more

Inner Cosmos, 2011, Teruhiko Inukai, acrylic & sumi ink on canvas, 12" x 12" Transience: Beyond the Horizon
Featuring contemporary works from Teruhiko Inukai, Daiki Nishimura & Tamiko Tominaga
June 5, 2012 - August 26, 2012

This exhibition is a collection of contemporary works from Japanese artists in pursuit of self-realization and purpose. Their work is reflective... more