The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC) is a part of the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C. The JICC is committed to enriching the relationship between Japan and the United States through an active, vibrant cultural exchange. We aim to promote a better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information and diverse cultural programming.

For the past 35 years, the JICC has provided residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia with an exciting, artistic dialogue through our cultural events and educational programming. We look forward to providing all our guests, new and old, with a variety of excellent cultural opportunities.

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Featured Events

Two men sitting in a chair. One man holds a pair of binoculars and the other man looks down at a book.

J-Film: After the Storm

Wednesday, May 16
6:30 PM

Abstract Nihonga Painting 'Circulation' by Yuki Ideguchi

Exhibition: Evolving Traditions

March 28 - May 25
Mon - Fri, 9AM - 5PM


EuroAsia Shorts 2018: Italy + Japan

Wednesday, June 6
6:30 PM