August 9–31, 2020
Virtual FREE event


Japan Day Festival

Rewatch the live broadcast on YouTube and Facebook!

Thursday, August 27, 4–5pm
Free virtual event

Koto with SF Koto Group Hanaikada
Ozashiki shamisen with Sanjuro Toyoaki
Taiko with Tsukasa Taiko and GenRyu Arts

Washi Ningyo with Rochelle Lum
Origami with Linda Mihara



August 9 - September 30
Free virtual workshops

Chibi Taiko

Children playing taiko drums

Calling all preschoolers and their parents for taiko lessons from home! No drums required.
Check out the event page for more details.

Introduction to Odori

Children playing taiko drums

Join us as we cover the basics from learning to dress in a yukata to fundamental gestures.
Check out the event page for more details.


Lecture & Demonstration Series

August 28 - September 30
Open for viewing for FREE for one month


Japan Week is a summer cultural festival featuring performances, workshops & demonstrations in San Francisco Japantown.

Presented by GenRyu Arts in association with Asian Art Museum.
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All events are FREE.

Thanks to our funders
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Thanks to our partners
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