Japan House aims to make the beauty of traditional Japanese arts and culture accessible to everyone.

The tea garden will remain closed during the winter for safety purposes.

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Apply for ARTJ 391: Japanese Traditional Boatbuilding Apprenticeship! University students can apply for this unique 2 credit hour course for Spring 2022 to study and practice Japanese woodworking with craftsman Douglas Brooks.

In response to the latest guidelines and information from public health authorities and the University of Illinois, Japan House will be closed to the public effective immediately, and remain closed until further notice.

The health and well-being of our Japan House community must come first. Please take good care and we look forward to the day when we can safely welcome you back to Japan House.

The gardens of Japan House remain free and open to the public at this time. If you have any questions, please email us at japanhouse@illinois.edu.

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Through cultural courses and seminars, community outreach programs, and international visiting artists, Japan House builds bridges and generates connections that unite us in our collective humanity.

Japan House offers a variety of comprehensive classes in traditional Japanese arts for both University of Illinois students as well as community members.

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