February 22, 2021 — Matt Alt, the author of “Pure Invention”, joined Art for Breakfast online to discuss how our pandemic lives were “made in Japan” and tell us how he became an expert in Japan’s pop culture.
March 10, 2021 — The founder of Art Platform Tokyo, Noriko Kashiwagi, discusses the challenges Tokyo local artists face when they venture into the global market and the skills and mindset those artists need to acquire.
July 20, 2021 — In the inaugural session of a new series, Startup Nation Japan, three thought leaders in Japan’s emerging venture capital scene discussed the real-world perspective and challenges for Japan to become a startup nation.
March 22, 2021 — Everett Kennedy Brown, a Kyoto-based American artist, takes us on a mystical journey where past, present and future collide through his photographic works, using wet plate negatives in his presentation.
April 8, 2021 - Steve Beimel, founder of JapanCraft21, talks about the vision behind JapanCraft21 and its very first Japan Traditional Craft Revitalization Contest in 2021 which Asia Society Japan Center co-sponsors.
March 3, 2021 - Japan Center welcomed H.E. Ms. Ina Lepel, Ambassador of Germany to the March Ambassadors' Circle. Germany’s new policy priorities for the Indo-Pacific, partnerships with Japan was discussed.