Splendor in the Grass: Hōitsu & the Garden

Time: Saturday, October 6, 11 AM

Japanese art is famous for its sensitivity to the nuances of the seasons. Enjoy splendid examples of masterworks by Sakai Hōitsu with a 30-minute exhibition highlights tour focused on fall flowers and grasses. Afterwards enjoy seasonal refreshments of wagashi (Japanese sweets) and green tea before a shuttle bus ride to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s living autumnal display—the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, one of the oldest and most visited Japanese- inspired gardens outside Japan, and their Bonsai Museum.

Co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

http://www.bbg.org/discover/gardens/japanese_garden

TICKETS

$50/$45 Japan Society members (includes transportation, sweets & admission to both sites)

To register, please call (212)715-1224

http://www.japansociety.org/event/splendor-in-the-grass-htisu-the-garden

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