Mobile Raku Workshop (Day Two)

When: August 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Sakura Pavilion, 100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

In this two-part workshop, participants will learn to make their own ikebana containers for Japanese flower arranging and then return to fire the pieces in an outdoor raku kiln under master potter Brett Thomas. During day one, learn clay hand-building

Mobile Raku Workshop (Day One)

When: August 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: The Horticulture Center, Dixon Room, 100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

In this two-part workshop, participants will learn to make their own ikebana containers for Japanese flower arranging and then return to fire the pieces in an outdoor raku kiln under master potter Brett Thomas. During day one, learn clay hand-building

Summer Clean Up Day 2018

When: June 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Horticultural Dr & Lansdowne Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Summer is here and we need your help! We’re looking for up to 30 volunteers to help get our gardens in top shape.

First Sundays

When: June 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Horticultural Dr & Lansdowne Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Learn about the culture, history, stories and arts of Japan in these monthly, drop-in programs. From May to October, stop by Shofuso House and Garden for a series of interactive programs for children and families. Free after admission. Tell Me

Members Only Night

When: June 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Horticultural Dr & Lansdowne Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Join us for light refreshments and exclusive access to Shofuso from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Registration is requested. For more information or to become a member, click here. This June Members Only Night also includes a drop-in Japanese bookbinding demonstration with

Bonsai Workshop

When: June 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Spend a Saturday afternoon with us learning the ins and outs of bonsai while crafting your own to take home! This program includes a presentation on bonsai and 2+ hour hands-on workshop. Trees, pots, soil and other supplies are included

Love Your Park Day

When: May 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Love Your Park Day, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Come out and volunteer on Love Your Park Day, a semi-annual city-sponsored effort to clean up and beautify Philadelphia’s public spaces.

Members Only Night

When: April 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Shofuso, Horticultural Dr & Lansdowne Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Members Only Night is an exclusive benefit for Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia Members! On the first Thursdays of the month during Shofuso’s regular season we offer special programming and light refreshments for members to enjoy. On Thursday, April

Opening Weekend at Shofuso

When: March 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Where: Shofuso, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Come to Shofuso on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 as we reopen for our 60th season in West Fairmount Park! Take in the spring blossoms, enjoy complimentary tours of our house and garden, and feed our koi. Admission

Mother’s Day Sips and Suminagashi Scarves

When: May 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Bring your mom or the favorite woman in your life to Shofuso for a one of a kind after-hours experience! Sip mimosas on our veranda while taking in the beautiful views, take a private tour of the house, and create