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Photo Contest Announced

Anderson Japanese Gardens invites you to be a part of the 2015 Essence of Autumn Social Media photography contest. Winners will receive Amazon.com gift cards valued at up to $500!
The contest begins October 1, 2015 and ends October 31, 2015 at midnight. Photo entries must have been taken at Anderson Japanese Gardens and shot […]

Can’t Get Enough Fall Colors?

Anderson Japanese Gardens provides some of the most breathtaking displays of fall color that you’ll find anywhere.  But if you still want to see more, consider visiting the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  From September 18 through November 1, they are holding Chrysanthemums and More!, the largest display of […]

AJG Makes “Most Beautiful” List

A new list published on Thrillist.com ranks Anderson Japanese Gardens as the #1 “Most Beautiful Place in Illinois That You Never Knew Existed”.  This is both an honor and not at all surprising; almost daily we hear garden guests say that they had “no idea” we were here.  But this is changing, thanks to […]

Change to Thursday’s Lecture

Due to a sudden family illness, Professor Kimiko Gunji will be unable to give her lecture on Tea Aesthetics this week.  Our August 20 lecture will be conducted by the Gardens’ very own Mr. Tim Gruner, Curator and Head Horticulturalist.    He will present Patterns in Nature that Inform Japanese Garden Design and the Connection […]

Japanese Summer Festival 2015

It’s right around the corner – Anderson Japanese Gardens’ annual Japanese Summer Festival is Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23.  Join us for this two-day celebration of Japanese culture featuring unique performances and demonstrations of music, dance, arts, games and more. The festival will include Taiko drum performances, special performances by the street […]

Jim Gill is coming to the Gardens on August 6!

Award-winning musician and author, Jim Gill, is performing at Anderson Japanese Gardens as part of his Family Room Tour.  This family event will be on Thursday, August 6th, at 11 am, following our Garden Explorers program. 

In concert, Jim strums energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, sings, dances and even sneezes along to […]

We Want YOU to be a Docent

With spring right around the corner, we are looking for individuals who are interested in becoming a garden Docent.  Volunteers need to be comfortable interacting with guests, comfortable being outdoors and walking on garden paths, and available to work on a regular weekly or bi-weekly basis.  No previous teaching or garden knowledge is required, […]

Thank you for a Great 2014 Season

Anderson Japanese Gardens closed its gates on the 2014 season on November 2.  The Gardens re-open on May 1, 2015.  Thank you to all our visitors this year.  It was a great pleasure to share the beauty and tranquility of the Gardens with you.  We look forward to seeing you in the Gardens next […]

Ikebana and Chanoyu Tea Ceremony

Anderson Japanese Gardens will host a Japanese flower arranging (Ikebana) demonstration and gallery exhibit combined with a public demonstration of a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony (Chanoyu) on Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19.  Ikebana demonstrations are led by the students of the Ikenobo Ikebana School in Chicago and Tea Ceremony sessions will be […]

Thinking About Fall Colors

Here at Anderson Japanese Gardens, the end of the summer is traditionally marked by the Japanese Summer Festival at the end of August.  But this doesn’t mean that the Gardens have closed!  Fall often has the most pleasant weather, and certainly the most colorful foliage, of the year.  Our mostly cool and wet summer […]

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