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In the early 20th century, a group of Japanese immigrants came to Florida to institute an agricultural community. It didn't succeed, but one of its members, George Morikami, donated 200 acres to honor the effort and his native country. Today, that initial gift has blossomed into an entire cultural
Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for Japanese arts and culture in South Florida, with rotating exhibits in its galleries,tea ceremonies performed monthly in its Seishin-an tea house, an educational outreach program with local schools and organiza
An exhibition of quality depicting the Japanese settlement of South Florida in the early 1900's. Culture, art, horticulture, and history.
The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens offer tranquil surroundings, a gallery of rotating Asian-inspired exhibits, tea ceremonies performed regularly, and a caf overlooking the peaceful setting. In addition to the museum"s collection of Japanese art and artifacts, there are acres of gardens with
The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens opened in 1977, with a gift of land from George Sukeji Morikami. Mr. Morikami emigrated from Miyazu, Japan in the early 1900s as a member of the Yamato Colony, an agricultural community settled by Japanese farming families in Boca Raton. The original museum
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