Discover the centuries-old tradition of kites in Japan with this wonderful display curated from more than 50 traditional Japanese kites! These vibrant, colorful kites are a never-ending source of visual delight with their variety of shapes, sizes and decorations. Featuring birds, insects, legendary samurai and more, each region of Japan has their own characteristic shape and style for kites, making Japanese kites some of the most spectacular in the world. Treasured for their aesthetic as much as their use, kites continue to be an important part of Japanese culture even today.
Come explore the fascinating artistry and experience the feeling of flight with these colorful traditional Japanese kites!
The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from June 12 through August 19th and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed for holidays on July 4.