The North American Japanese Gardens Association holds both National and Regional meetings and workshops to provide inclusive opportunities all over the continent.  This also allows gardens and institutions in different regions to participate and share resources.

2018 International Conference:

Japan’s Gift to the World –

Japanese Gardens as Global Phenomenon

Portland Japanese Garden  |  Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2018
Optional tours before and after the conference


For over 1,500 years, Japanese garden art has developed throughout Japan’s islands and then across six continents.  Join us for an international gathering of Japanese garden professionals, enthusiasts, academics and students to address our shared challenges in creating, adapting, renovating, maintaining and restoring Japanese gardens around the world.

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