Posts made in June, 2013

Minneapolis Institute of Arts Given $25 Million Collection of Japanese Art

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Events, General | 0 comments

Minneapolis Institute of Arts Given $25 Million Collection of Japanese Art

From the Star Tribune website: Museum gets one of its biggest gifts ever, thanks to a California couple who bonded with the MIA’s director over farming. Friendships rooted in farming and a passion for art have inspired a California cattle breeder to give the Minneapolis Institute of Arts $25 million worth of Japanese art. The gift, announced Tuesday, is among the largest in the MIA’s history, consisting of nearly 1,700 objects — paintings, sculpture, ceramics, woodblock prints, bamboo baskets — spanning more than 1,000 years. Combined with a pending bequest of about 500 Japanese objects from a New York collector, the Californian’s gift will transform the...

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2nd Meeting of the JASM Professional Group

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Events, General | 0 comments

2nd Meeting of the JASM Professional Group

JASM Professionals Group’s 2nd Meeting! The second gathering of the premier JASM networking event will be held at Raku Sushi & Lounge in the West End in Saint Louis Park on Monday, June 17th. This event was designed to promote networking among JASM members and fellow professionals with an interest and connection to Japan. It is a social and business networking opportunity! We hope that you will join us again for an excellent opportunity to meet and connect with professionals who also share an interest in Japan. The JASM Professionals Group is a mixer and networking event that helps promote friendships among the JASM members and their friends as well as serving...

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