Features and Announcements
JGarden Newsletter: Vol. 4, No. 1
Last Updated: 5/2/2004
Welcome to the Volume 4, Number 1 of the JGarden.org Newsletter.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- GARDEN of the MONTH
- JGARDEN NEWS
- JOJG Announces 2003 Shiosai Results
- Morikami Seeks New Garden Supervisor
- Fourth International Symposium Update
- New Tea House Site by Marc Peter Keane
- NEW and UPDATED GARDENS
- OTHER NEW JGarden Material
- UPCOMING EVENTS
JOJG Announces 2003 Shiosai Results - The Journal of Japanese Gardening has generously allowed us to
reprint their 2003 Shiosai garden survey results. This annual survey is an effort to
identify the finest, high quality garden in Japan. The top 20 nominated by several dozen experts
are highlighted here, and they include several gardens you have probably never heard of.
Read more about it at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=71.
Morikami Seeks New Garden Supervisor - The Morikami
Museum and Gardens (Morikami Museum, Delray Beach) is seeking a new
Japanese Gardens Supervisor.
More info at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=79.
Fourth International Symposium Update - The 4th International Symposium of Japanese Gardens is coming
together. The Symposium, years in the planning, will be held in Seattle August 28-30 with some optional tours
on August 31-Sept 2. The schedule is packed with lectures, workshops and discussion panels from
Makoto Suzuki, Terry Welch, Jun Takeda,
Marc Peter Keane,
Richard Haag, Makoto Nakamura,
Shoji and Tak Yamada,
Ian Simpkins, and
For more information, see the online announcement.
New Tea House Web Site by Marc Peter Keane - Marc Peter Keane's seminar on tea
culture, architecture and gardens at Cornell University has been turned into a web site on the history of tea culture
and includes plans for an experimental, contemporary teahouse built on the Cornell campus.
Read more about<