Found in Translation: Spirit of Tokyo

Friday, November 16, 2018

Asia meets America at the Freer|Sackler, and you’re invited to the party. Globe-trot to Japan at our inaugural fall bash celebrating creativity sparked by cross-cultural immersion. Revel in the country’s fashion, food, music, and art with performances by legendary artists, traditional and innovative cuisine, and not-to-be-missed exhibitions of Japanese photography and prints.

Much more will be added to the evening’s lineup, but here’s a taste of what you can expect:

6 pm
VIP reception begins
7 pm
Performance of Oneness by Mariko Mori, internationally acclaimed contemporary artist
7:30 pm
Main event begins (general entrance)
9:30 pm
Performance by DJ Takaya Nagase, known for his genre-bending musical style
11:30 pm
Event concludes

Want in?

Found in Translation epitomizes a “hot-ticket item”: we’re keeping this party small. Limited tickets are now available at price levels ranging from $150 to $2,500. Exclusive extras come along with the higher-level passes. Sponsorships ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 are also available for individuals and corporations.

Purchase tickets now, mail in the reply card, or contact to become part of this new must-do on DC’s social calendar.

Find out more about our featured artists.

Our evening of Japanese culture and performance is made possible through the generosity of
Sana H. Sabbagh.

Additional support is provided by:

Baroness Veronique Bich
Mr. Jeffrey P. Cunard and Ms. Mariko Ikehara
Shirley Z. Johnson and Charles Rumph
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Kimmelman
May Liang and James Lintott
The Honorable William A. Nitze and Mrs. Nitze
Katharine Rayner
Ms. Jane Richards
Dame Jillian Sackler, DBE

Special thanks to Nü Androids