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Please Help JASM to Grow with a Donation During December!

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in 注目情報, Fundraising, General | 0 comments

Please Help JASM to Grow with a Donation During December!

The Japan America Society of Minnesota is in its 45th year as a Society with a mission to bring the people of Japan and the United States closer together through cultural, educational and business events and programs in Minnesota. In order to continue to thrive as an organization, we need to grow by being flexible to changes in our community, try new ideas and reach out to new audiences. Everyone has a part in building and sustaining JASM into the future. Many of you have given a donation in addition to your annual membership. For these donations, we want to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. For others, please consider giving JASM an end-of-the-year...

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Traditional Craft, Contemporary Design: Exploring Old and New Japan May 18–30, 2018

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in イベント, 注目情報, General | 0 comments

Traditional Craft, Contemporary Design:  Exploring Old and New Japan  May 18–30, 2018

The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) and the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts (Bray) are sponsoring a special tour to Japan in May 2018 for lovers of traditional and contemporary crafts, architecture and gardens. This tour will visit sites and studios not usually included on such tours—traversing from Kyushu in the south to Takamatsu and on to Tokyo. We will visit individual pottery studios where talented ceramic artists produce both traditional pots as well as pots and sculpture which break with the past, along with a center for basketry and the premier fabric designer in Japan. We will explore numerous examples of ancient architecture as well as...

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新年会 2018 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in イベント, 注目情報, General | 0 comments

Shinnenkai 2018 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Are you longing for the unique Japanese New Year celebrations or would you like to experience that for the first time? The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) is bringing the sights, tastes, and sounds of Japanese New Year celebrations to Minnesota through our Shinnenkai event. About Shinnenkai 2018: Shinnenkai is an annual event which endeavors to bring the traditions of New Year celebrations as they are conducted in Japan to Minnesota. We will be promoting cultural exchange and new experiences in a fun environment with performances, delicious Japanese food, a silent auction, mini-workshops, and children’s activities. We hope to create a fun family atmosphere...

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2017

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in イベント, 注目情報 | 0 comments

Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2017

2017 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 年次総会と忘年会のお知らせ JASM would love to see you at the 2017 Annual Meeting on the evening of Tuesday, 12月 19. We look forward to report on yet again a successful year and will also discuss the exciting opportunities we are working on for the new year! Please join us at Sakura Restaurant as we elect and welcome our new JASM board members and officers. Following the Annual Meeting, please join us to celebrate the traditional end-of-year JASM gathering! This has been a favorite event for those who are missing the traditional end-of-year parties or Bonenkai in Japan. It is a wonderful way to celebrate with your...

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20th Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala 2017

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in イベント, 注目情報, Fundraising, General | 0 comments

20th Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala 2017

JASM is very pleased to announce the 20th Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala 2017 taking place at the Oak Ridge Country Club in Hopkins on Saturday, 10月 28, 2017. This year’s keynote speaker is U.S. Senator Al Franken, who is a native of St. Louis Park, Harvard Graduate, comedy writer, などが催され、, since 2008, a United States Senator for Minnesota. In the Senate, he has worked to improve the lives of those in the middle class, and those striving to get into the middle class by focusing on education, health care, agriculture, and training workers for 21st Century jobs. He’s also pressed to address global climate change, safeguard Americans’ privacy in a time...

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Special Online Silent Auction of Air Tickets to Tokyo, Japan

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in イベント, 注目情報, Fundraising, General | 0 comments

Special Online Silent Auction of Air Tickets to Tokyo, Japan

JASM is pleased to celebrate its 45th anniversary and welcomes Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae to Minnesota by offering two round trip economy class tickets to Tokyo through a generous donation by All Nippon Airways. The proceeds from this auction will go directly to sponsoring the banquet for Ambassador Sasae and to help further JASM’s mission of serving the US-Japan relationship through activities in Minnesota. These tickets are offered as a single item in this online silent auction. You can submit a bid or see more information here. The closing date of the Silent Auction: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 at 5:00...

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