[Online: Walk ‘n’ Talk at I-House]
Finding Tranquility: A Virtual Japanese Garden Tour at the I-House

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Autumn GardenThe I-House garden, designed by famed Kyoto landscape artist Ogawa Jihei, is an oasis in the middle of Tokyo. While travel is now restricted, this webinar featuring Gardener Chisao Shigemori and a virtual tour of the garden is being co-hosted with American Friends of the International House of Japan for the first time!


  • Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 8:00-9:15 am (JST) / Monday, 3 August, 7:00-8:15 pm (EDT)
  • Place: Zoom (Online)
  • Lecturer: Chisao SHIGEMORI (Gardener)
  • Language: Japanese (with English consecutive interpretation)
  • Co-organized by American Friends of the International House of Japan (AFIHJ) 画像:AFIHJ logo
  • Admission: Free (Registration required)
Chisao SHIGEMORI (Gardener)Chisao Shigemori
Chisao Shigemori is the supervising gardener at I-House who knows every nook and cranny of the beautiful grounds that he helps maintain in perfect condition. He has been engaged in designing Kyoto-style gardens throughout Japan and also in broadly communicating their aesthetic appeal. He is the grandson of famed gardener Mirei Shigemori.