The Japan Society of Boston

50 Milk St. 18th Floor
Boston MA  02109

Phone: (617) 514-7345

The Japan Society of Boston

We are Japanese and Americans, dedicated to strengthening personal relationships and the relationship of two great countries.

We are students and teachers, individuals and corporations. Old and young. We are unified by a common recognition that Japan and the United States wield great global influence, and that their harmonious interactions affect the well-being of people throughout the world.

Linked by historic ties of commerce and cultural activity, we understand the importance of our special history, and see it as the foundation for a future of enriched cooperation and international impact.

For over a century the Japan Society of Boston has been dedicated to providing high quality cultural programming, and networking for individuals and corporations in the Greater Boston and New England areas who share a common passion and interest for Japan.

The Japan Society of Boston, Inc, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote cultural and economic ties and active interchange between Japanese and Americans for mutual understanding, benefit and enjoyment. The oldest Japan Society in th

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Founded: 1904

Categories: Charity Organization, Non-Profit Organization

Hours

Tue: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Past Events

Manjiro Trip to Hyogo, Japan

Manjiro Trip to Hyogo, Japan
12:00 am - 06/25/2019

At The Japan Society of Boston

Next Summer, the Japan Society Boston will be traveling to Hyogo Prefecture! We are leading a group from Boston to participate in the storied Manjiro/Whitfield Exchange!...

Brown Bag Luncheon / Japan Festival Boston

Brown Bag Luncheon / Japan Festival Boston
12:00 pm - 04/10/2018

At The Japan Society of Boston

Japan Festival Boston With Speaker Estuko Yashiro, Director & Co-Chairman of Japan Festival Boston; Co-President of Tewassa; President of GrayMist Enterprises Inc. Join...

Japanese Language Soirée

Japanese Language Soirée
05:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At The Japan Society of Boston

Many of you have told us that you would enjoy more opportunities to practice speaking Japanese. Let’s get together! We have a great downtown venue to host Japanese-learners,...

Brown Bag Luncheon / Yoko Takemura

Brown Bag Luncheon / Yoko Takemura
12:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At The Japan Society of Boston

Bridging Countries with Organic Farming with Speaker Yoko Takemura from Assawaga Farm Yoko Takemura lived and worked in countries all over the world before moving...

US Outlook for Economic Engagement in the Asia-Pacific Region

US Outlook for Economic Engagement in the Asia-Pacific Region
12:00 pm - 02/01/2018

At The Japan Society of Boston

Japan/Boston Business Forum Presents: The US Outlook for Economic Engagement in the Asia-Pacific Region with Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director of...

Japanese Language Soirée

Japanese Language Soirée
05:00 pm - 01/09/2018

At The Japan Society of Boston

*Please Note: With this month's event, we move into what will be our designated meeting space for the rest of the year, in the Meridian Room on the 5th Floor of...

Brown Bag Luncheon / Kanoko Kamata

Brown Bag Luncheon / Kanoko Kamata
12:00 pm - 01/09/2018

At The Japan Society of Boston

The Power of Community in Japan and in Boston with Speaker Kanoko Kamata of Community Organizing Japan This month's Brown Bag Luncheon will feature Kanoko Kamata,...

Brown Bag Luncheon: New Years Traditions

Brown Bag Luncheon: New Years Traditions
12:00 pm - 12/12/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

New Year's Traditions With Speaker Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Consul Cultural/General Affairs at the Consulate General of Japan in Boston This month's Brown Bag Luncheon...

GPIF's Leadership Role in ESG

GPIF's Leadership Role in ESG
12:00 pm - 12/06/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Japan/Boston Business Forum Presents: GPIF's Leadership Role in ESG with Masahiro Mori, Chief Representative of GPIF America Light Lunch and Business Insight Wednesday,...

Up-Close with Imperial Robes: Juunihitoe in Boston

Up-Close with Imperial Robes: Juunihitoe in Boston
06:00 pm - 11/28/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Join the Japan Society of Boston, Kyoto Gakuen University and the Kyoto Costume Museum for a rare chance to see a historic 12-layered kimono in Boston! Two experts...

Japanese Language Soirée

Japanese Language Soirée
05:00 pm - 11/14/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

*Please Note: The room location for this event has been changed to the Hummingbird Room on the 12th floor of 50 Milk Street.* Many of you have told us that you...

Brown Bag Luncheon / Gerry Rooney: Manjiro in America

Brown Bag Luncheon / Gerry Rooney: Manjiro in America
12:00 pm - 11/14/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Manjiro in America: How Fairhaven, MA Shaped US/Japan History With Speaker Gerald P. Rooney, President & CEO of the Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society You may...

Brown Bag Luncheon / Motoko Day: Young Japanese Explorers Today

Brown Bag Luncheon / Motoko Day: Young Japanese Explorers Today
12:00 pm - 10/10/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Young Japanese Explorers Today: Trends in Study Abroad and Other Adventures You know about Japanese explorers from the history books, but who are the young Japanese...

Kodo Incense Appreciation

Kodo Incense Appreciation
03:00 pm - 09/30/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Mr. Masataka Hata, President of the Shoyeido Incense of Kyoto, will instruct participants in the art of incense appreciation. The Shoyeido Incense Company began...

Kodo Incense Appreciation

Kodo Incense Appreciation
01:00 pm - 09/30/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Mr. Masataka Hata, President of the Shoyeido Incense of Kyoto, will instruct participants in the art of incense appreciation. The Shoyeido Incense Company began...

Brown Bag Luncheon with Satoko "Lisa" Watanabe

Brown Bag Luncheon with Satoko "Lisa" Watanabe
12:00 pm - 09/12/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Ideas for Supporting the Japanese Community in Boston With Speaker Satoko "Lisa" Watanabe In 2010, experienced social worker Lisa Watanabe established a help-line...

Paper Lanterns: Special Screening with Producer Peter Grilli

Paper Lanterns: Special Screening with Producer Peter Grilli
06:30 pm - 09/08/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

On August 6, 1945, the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima, Japan. Among the estimated 140,000 casualties that day were 12 American prisoners of war, held since...

Paper Lanterns: Special Screening with Producer Peter Grilli

Paper Lanterns: Special Screening with Producer Peter Grilli
06:30 pm - 09/07/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

On August 6, 1945, the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima, Japan. Among the estimated 140,000 casualties that day were 12 American prisoners of war, held since...

Japanese Language Soirée

Japanese Language Soirée
05:00 pm - 08/28/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Many of you have told us that you would enjoy more opportunities to practice speaking Japanese. Let’s get together! We have a great downtown venue to host Japanese-learners...

Japan Culture Series: Karuta

Japan Culture Series: Karuta
03:00 pm - 08/20/2017

At The Japan Society of Boston

Come learn about and experience karuta with the Japan Society of Boston and instructor Kyoko Hiromoto, organizer of the Boston Nakamaro Karuta club, and a 1st-Dan...

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