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KOIN 6 NEWS: Portland Japanese Garden “A Balm for the Soul”

“Fall is a change of the seasons and it’s also a great time to take in some fall colors. Portland Japanese Garden is one place where dramatic color changes are taking place for the next several weeks.” Thank you to KOIN 6 News for taking a moment to enjoy some fall colors at Portland Japanese Garden.

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Experience Quintessential Autumn at Portland Japanese Garden

(PORTLAND, Ore) October 9, 2020 – Portland Japanese Garden has been proclaimed the most beautiful and authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan. The urban oasis is most commonly known for its serenity-inducing shades of green. But autumn is a special time of year when the Garden is transformed into a stunning display of color.  Portland Japanese Garden is frequently listed as a top place for

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Finding Treasures Through Pottery

WRITTEN BY AKI NAKANISHI, ARLENE SCHNITZER CURATOR OF CULTURE, ART, AND EDUCATION Having been exposed to a wide range of teachings from aerospace engineering to folklore and religion during his academic years, Dr. Richard Anderson chose to live in Japan for extended periods on four occasions for a total of 12 years before settling in


The Autumn Moon Reflected

MUSINGS FROM DIANE DURSTON, CURATOR EMERITA What is it about the full moon in autumn? The harvest may have been good, but the hard truth is that summer is almost gone and winter is close at hand. It’s time to take time. Time that heals all things. Time to sit and watch a silent moon