Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909

Ongoing Art Exhibits

Ongoing Art Exhibits sponsored by other organizations and supported by the Japan America Society.
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Upcoming events

    • Monday, August 01, 2016
    • Saturday, December 31, 2016
    • Sports Museum of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)


    Baseball Gallery at Sports Museum of Los Angeles features items from Babe Ruth and Dodgers visits to Japan

    Ongoing Exhibit
    Saturday 10am - 5pm & Sunday 11am - 5pm

    Sports Museum of Los Angeles
    1900 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90007

    The Sports Museum of Los Angeles (SMLA) includes a gallery devoted exclusively to visits to Japan by American baseball stars, including the legendary Babe Ruth and the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers.

    The Japan gallery is a part of an exhibition that features the most spectacular collection of vintage baseball, Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers memorabilia and collectibles anywhere.

    Key items in the Japan gallery include:

    • Hideo Nomo Dodgers jersey
    • Photos from 1934 Babe Ruth tour of Japan
    • Kimono presented to Dodgers players during 1956 tour of Japan
    • Photo gallery, posters, souvenir programs and gift bag from 1956 Dodgers tour of Japan
    • Plaque presented during 1956 Dodgers tour of Japan honoring victims of Hiroshima bombing
    • Kimono given to Sandy Koufax during 1966 Dodgers tour of Japan
    • Classic menko Japanese baseball cards

    Housed in 20,000 square feet, SMLA’s “Dodgers Collection” contains more than 25 galleries and thousands of prized pieces valued in the millions of dollars, all collected during a 30-year period by SMLA owner Gary Cypres.

    $15 for adults
    $12 for seniors 65 and over and students with ID
    $9 for children ages 5-12

    On-site parking is $8

    For further information, visit www.sportsmuseumla.com or call 888-540-8223.

Past events

Saturday, April 02, 2016 Exhibit: Mingei of Japan - Treasures New and Old from the Museum’s Collection
Sunday, October 11, 2015 Exhibit: Living for the Moment: Japanese Prints from the Barbara S. Bowman Collection
Tuesday, October 06, 2015 Exhibits: Ishiuchi Miyako: Postwar Shadows and The Younger Generation: Contemporary Japanese Photography
Sunday, August 30, 2015 The Price Collection
Sunday, March 29, 2015 Exhibit: Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Groundswell: Guerilla Architecture in Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake
Saturday, July 12, 2014 Exhibit: Gathering Whispers – Solo Exhibition by Edwin Ushiro
Saturday, July 05, 2014 Exhibit: Kimono for a Modern Age
Saturday, July 05, 2014 Exhibit: Zuan: Japanese Design Books
Friday, June 27, 2014 Exhibition: Japanese Design Today 100
Friday, April 25, 2014 Exhibit: New Way Forward: Japanese Hanga of the 20th Century
Friday, March 07, 2014 Art Exhibit: Enduring Connection Beyond Time, Space, and Culture
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 Hiroshi Sugimoto: Past Tense
Saturday, February 01, 2014 Exhibit: The Color of Life: Japanese Paintings from the Price Collection
Saturday, January 25, 2014 Exhibit: Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi
Friday, April 19, 2013 New Contemporary Exhibition: Takashi Tomo-oka
Saturday, April 13, 2013 Japanese Prints: Hokusai at LACMA
Friday, April 05, 2013 Focus on the Subject: The Art of the Harari Collection
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Japan’s Modern Divide: The Photographs of Hiroshi Hamaya and Kansuke Yamamoto
Monday, January 28, 2013 Tanka After the Tsunami
Saturday, January 19, 2013 LACMA Installation: Cranes by Maruyama Okyo
Sunday, January 06, 2013 Idealization of Realty
Friday, November 23, 2012 Eiichiro Porcelain Arts Exhibition 2012
Saturday, November 03, 2012 Exhibit: SHADOWS: For the Sake of the Children
Saturday, October 27, 2012 Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints
Friday, August 10, 2012 Art Exhibition/Reception: The Los Angeles Nagoya Sakura Children's Art Exhibition
Saturday, August 04, 2012 Exhibition: Ohie Toshio and the Perfection of the Japanese Book
Sunday, June 03, 2012 Art Exhibition/Reception: Back to Earth by Kaoru Kaplan and Kazumi Onoue
Friday, May 04, 2012 Masterpieces of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Friday, April 20, 2012 Gajin Fujita: Ukiyo-e in Contemporary Painting
Friday, April 20, 2012 SAKURA Manga Poster Traveling Exhibit
Thursday, April 12, 2012 Japanese Paintings: Paths to Enlightenment
Saturday, April 07, 2012 LACMA Photo Exhibition: Fracture: Daido Moriyama
Friday, March 30, 2012 Kimono in the 20th Century
Saturday, March 10, 2012 FOLDING PAPER: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami
Sunday, March 04, 2012 MOVING FORWARD: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake
Sunday, November 13, 2011 100 Years: The Imagination of Robert Crowder, Vralati and Shoji Kuroda
Saturday, June 18, 2011 Masterpieces from the Price Collection
Saturday, April 16, 2011 Itō Jakuchū Exhibition: A Man with No Age
Monday, March 21, 2011 Art Exhibition "Meiji: Japan Rediscovered"
Thursday, January 27, 2011 Felice Beato: A Photographer on the Eastern Road
Saturday, January 01, 2011 DREAMS & DIVERSIONS: 250 Years of Japanese Woodblock Prints
Saturday, January 01, 2011 Art Exhibition: "Japan in Blue and White"
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