Art Gallery

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Avenue
Portland, OR 97205


Email: Email venue
Phone: (503) 223-1321
Website: www.japanesegarden.com

Hours:
Monday, 12-4pm; Tuesday - Sunday, 10am-4pm. Fall/Winter til 4pm.

Description:

The Japanese Garden Society of Oregon is a private, not-for-profit organization funded entirely by donations, membership, memorials, grants, gate admissions, and gift store sales. It was formed in the early 1960s by Portland citizens interested in promoting a more intimate relationship between the peoples of Japan and our city and state. In 1958, Portland became a sister city to Sapporo, Japan. This created a broad interest in Japanese culture. Soon after, several business leaders and Mayor Terry Shrunk decided it would be wonderful for Portland to have a traditional Japanese garden.

The purpose of the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon is to create, maintain, improve, and administer an authentic, world-class Japanese garden in the city of Portland and to offer compatible educational, cultural, artistic, horticultural, environmental, and charitable activities.

Editorial

Isamu Noguchi
Portland Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon
Recommendation by Richard Speer

Past Editorial

Isamu Noguchi



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