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Twilight Event at Brisbane’s ‘Bonsai House’

 

22nd March 2024

Join us for what promises to be a unique and immersive Japanese experience…… the first-ever twilight event at Brisbane’s magnificent new Bonsai House in the Japanese Garden precinct, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.

Stroll through this beautiful, Japan-themed space and learn about the ancient art of bonsai from the experts who tend this impressive collection.

Then, enjoy live koto and shamisen music in the dedicated performance space while sampling Japanese teas and sweet treats.

Don’t miss the opportunity to join this unique event in the new Bonsai House, constructed to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Brisbane Kobe Sister City relationship.

5:30pm – 8:30pm | Brisbane Botanic Gardens, 152 Mount Coot-Tha Road Mount Coot-Tha

This is a joint AJS-QLD and Kobe International Club ( Brisbane) event

Tickets – $25 pp via Eventbrite link

Entry only with pre-purchased ticket | Tickets not available at the door
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Art: Japan 2024

6 March 202417 March 2024

Coming back to Petrie Terrace Gallery in 2024 is the upcoming Art: Japan exhibition!

An exciting exhibition of over 200 artworks created by 200 of Japan’s most promising artists. All produced entirely in Japan, the pieces exhibited include both 2D and 3D works, along with original artist created merchandise. With works spanning a variety of genres, from pop to modern, kawaii to traditional Japanese, and exploring a range of themes, materials and forms of expression, this exhibition is sure to include something for all art lovers. Although on first inspection, they may seem random in nature, each artist in the exhibition has been carefully selected, through their individuality, to showcase the amazing breadth of Japanese contemporary art.

Mid-exhibition there will be a change over of artworks, as from Wednesday, 13th of March a new batch of Japanese artworks will be on display at the gallery!

The Opening Night will also be held on Thursday, 7th of March at 7pm. This is a free event held at Petrie Terrace Gallery.

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