‘Japan Modern’ Focuses on Prints, Photographs

October 24, 2018

In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry steered his squadron of U.S. Navy battleships into Edo (Tokyo) Bay to pressure the Japanese government into opening ports to American mercantile ships. Perry’s arrival […]

Ambassadors Ball: Cherry Blossoms Inspire Hope for a Cure

October 10, 2018

Ambassador Shinsuke and Yoko Sugiyama of Japan co-chaired the 40th Anniversary of the Ambassadors Ball to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at The Anthem Oct. 2. The cherry blossom […]

The Age of Trump: Right Here, Right Now

November 18, 2017

Historians like to sum up their sphere of interest in terms of ages as in “the Age of Napoleon” or “the Age of Revolution” or “The Age of Roosevelt.” Will […]

Diplomatic Encounters: Japan

October 25, 2017

Nobuko’s winning smile and welcoming personality, along with the ambassador’s charm and sense of humor, have made Ken (short for Kenichiro) and Nobuko Sasae one of the most popular diplomatic […]